The shortlist for the upcoming Kidscreen Awards, to be presented on the evening of February 11 during the annual Kidscreen Summit in New York,is revealed for all Programming and Broadcasting categories.
Category: Internet and Interactive
Frederator Studios raises over $850,000 through Kickstarter to fund the production of additional episodes of its hit animated short, Bee & PuppyCat.
BBC Wales Interactive and CBBC tap Aardman Animations to create Eye of Bashtarr, a fun and fast-paced scrolling puzzle platform for the show Wizards Vs Aliens.
UK-based IP incubator Wildseed Studios announces a raft of six new pilots, including a new animation from Tom Gran and Martin Woolley (AKA the Spin Kick Bros) and animation from award-winning director Matthew Walker.
Creative studio Imaginary Forces adds Christopher Harrington as Director of User Experience and Technology, reporting to Executive Producer and General Manager Gabriel Marquez.
Updated app allows storytellers of all ages to animate and share creations from their iPads directly to YouTube and Tumblr.
Kidscreen Summit is renowned as the kids entertainment industry’s most important annual event.
In honor of Mickey Mouse’s birthday on November 18, Disney Channel debuts the first-ever extended episode of Mickey Mouse cartoon shorts, Potatoland.
How could you possibly improve on Richard William’s groundbreaking Animator’s Survival Kit book? Make it into an iPad app.
Reel FX launches new interactive/mobile division with official ‘Free Birds’ movie app, ‘Baby Turkey Trouble.’
Created by industry veterans from King of the Hill, The Simpsons, Futurama, Cleveland Show, Beavis & ButtHead, Friend Us! aims to be the world’s first social media integrated animated series.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum Overload animated shorts series smashes onto Disney.com and Marvel.com.
Massive changes in entertainment programming and distribution leave no doubt the Digital Revolution is sweeping the globe.
Disney’s Marvel and Netflix join forces to develop historic four-series epic, plus a miniseries event based on renowned Marvel characters; landmark deal brings Marvel’s flawed heroes of Hell’s Kitchen, led by ‘Daredevil,’ to the world’s leading internet TV network in 2015.
With over 2 billion views on YouTube, ‘Happy Tree Friends: Complete Disaster’ is the first time the entire series is available in one package.
The first of the 1001 Nights comic book series, What’s Yours in Mine, is now available on comiXology, the cloud-based digital comics platform.
Southpaw Technology launches an expansive upgrade to their open source digital workflow platform, TACTIC.
Disney’s Sheriff Callie's Wild West will premiere on WATCH Disney Junior app for smartphones and tablets, and online November 24.
In commemoration of International Animation Day, the National Film Board of Canada launches the seventh edition of ‘Get Animated!,’ a free online screening series including a selection of recent films, two filmmaker showcases, and six brand-new films.
Syfy launches new Syfygames.com to curate best online free-to-play games for science fiction, fantasy and supernatural genre fans; redesign will feature exclusive content for ‘Battlestar Galactica Online’ game.
Critically acclaimed 2D/3D hybrid series The Amazing World of Gumball is nominated for two awards, alongside Strange Hill High and holiday specials Room on the Broom and The Snowman and The Snowdog, dedicated to the memory of animator John Coates.