Cynopsis: Kids

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!07/12/12 Good morning. It’s Thursday, July 12, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Director Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Star Wars Clone Wars) inks an overall deal with Sony Pictures Animation. The deal expands Tartakovsky’s relationship with Sony Pictures Animation beyond his upcoming feature film directorial debut of Hotel Transylvania, […]

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!07/11/12 Good morning. It’s Wednesday, July 11, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Lionsgate will split Mockingjay, the final book in The Hunger Games trilogy, into two movies, per Coming Soon. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 is currently slated for release on November 21, 2014 followed by The Hunger Games: […]

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!07/10/12 Good morning. It’s Tuesday, July 10, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Mind Candy, creators of Moshi Monsters, acquires the Brighton-based games studio Origami Blue to launch its new Candy Labs. The Origami Blue team has officially joined Mind Candy as full time employees. Candy Labs will serve as a […]

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!07/09/12 Good morning. It’s Monday, July 9, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Answering a few of our questions is Halle Stanford, EVP/Children’s Entertainment, The Jim Henson Company (JHC). Stanford first joined the JHC in 1993 and has developed and produced several properties, including the PBS Kids series Sid the Science […]

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!06/29/12 Good morning. It’s Friday, June 29, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Canada’s Rainmaker Entertainment enters into a deal to sell its animation studio, Rainmaker Studios, to Beijing-based digital animation house Xing Xing Digital. The move follows Rainmaker’s announcement that its President and Executive Producer, Catherine Winder will exit the […]

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!06/28/12 Good morning. It’s Thursday, June 28, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. KidsCo, an international kid’s channel, orders a new short form series (currently untitled) from Australian production company Matchbox Pictures, which will debut in early 2013 across territories where KidsCo is available. The short-form series was developed in collaboration […]

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!06/27/12 Good morning. It’s Wednesday, June 27, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Kahn Lucas Lancaster, 123-year-old designer and wholesaler of branded girls’ dresses and fashion collections, acquires all intellectual property and select assets of Alexander Doll Company, the 89-year-old makers of the Madame Alexander play and collectible dolls. Kahn Lucas […]

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!06/26/12 Good morning. It’s Tuesday, June 26, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Mondo TV enters into a co-production and distribution deal with TV operator Russian Mobile Television (RMT) for a new 2D animated series based on the classic Russian property Cat Leopold. The first season of the series will include […]

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!06/25/12 Good morning. It’s Monday, June 25, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Amazon Studios (http://studios.amazon.com/) unveils the first set of four projects for its initial series development slate. One of the four projects is a preschool property titled Buck Plaidsheep. Created by artist Frank Suarez and writer Clark Stubbs, […]

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!06/22/12 Good morning. It’s Friday, June 22, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Be Viacom France, an ad sales function of Viacom International Media Networks, signs its first ever exclusive car deal for a limited edition Nissan Note featuring Nickelodeon branding and an array of SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer […]

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