Wednesday, September 19

Tag: Kids Content

Federation Kids & Family appoints ‘Little Dot Studios’ to launch digital platforms

Federation Kids & Family appoints ‘Little Dot Studios’ to launch digital platforms

Animation
Premium kids content distributor Federation Kids & Family and its production studio Cottonwood Media announced the appointment of Little Dot Studios to manage the digital presence of their premium kids content on YouTube platforms. Leading distributor of premium television content on YouTube Little Dot Studios will be tasked with setting up YouTube channels for Cottonwood Media’s top-tier programming to grow their global digital presence and viewership. David Michel, President Federation Kids & Family, and Cottonwood media stated, “We are delighted to be working with a leading YouTube expert such as Little Dot Studios. The ability to reach viewers in a much more direct manner provides our shows – which are already widely distributed and performing very well on traditional broad
9 Story Media Group acquires Breakthrough Entertainment’s kids slate

9 Story Media Group acquires Breakthrough Entertainment’s kids slate

Headlines
9 Story Media Group announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Breakthrough Entertainment’s kids and family library and development slate. Under the terms of the agreement, 9 Story will acquire 757 half hours of animated and live action kids and family content, bringing 9 Story’s total distribution library to more than 3,500 half hours. The transaction is expected to close within the next 30 days. However, no financial terms were disclosed yet. 9 Story will also take over Breakthrough’s kids and family development slate and have the right to produce future seasons of these properties. Breakthrough has agreed to a 3-year non-compete in the kids and family space but will complete its current kids and family production slate. Breakthrough’s kids and family division was lau
Pre-Sales rocket for animated preschool series The Ollie & Moon Show

Pre-Sales rocket for animated preschool series The Ollie & Moon Show

Animation
Premium kids content distributor Federation Kids & Family and its sister production company Cottonwood Media are announced a raft of new pre-sales for their animated preschool series The Ollie & Moon Show, pushing its global network to over 150 countries. The latest key broadcast partners to sign up include D-Kids (Middle East), IETV (Israel), VRT (Belgium), and Knowledge (Canada). David Michel, Producer and Co-Founder of Federation Kids & Family and Cottonwood Media, commented,“We are extremely proud to have achieved so many, and such significant, pre-sales for a previously unknown TV property. Our ambition has been to create exclusively premium content; we hope that the scale of Ollie & Moon’s pre-sales is an indication that we have accomplished this goal.” Sales were

Turner Globalizes Kids’ Content Strategy

Animation, Channels, Headlines
New approach will see the studio's international and U.S. divisions work more closely. Turner International is forging a new joint approach with its U.S. operation for the kids' and general entertainment businesses, as the company adopts a more global approach to content strategy. The strengthened relationship comes as Turner doubles its investment in programming and content. Other recent initiatives in the company's evolving kids' offering include the re-positioning of the Boomerang network over the last year as a second international, all-animation, family-skewed kids’ channel alongside Cartoon Network; the implementation of a global programming deal for Boomerang with Warner Bros.; and an expanded GE footprint with the launch of TNT into new markets. (more…)