Kids roundup: WarnerMedia APAC hires Disney alum Melissa Lim; Moonbug shows comes to BBC iPlayer; Ferly & Toonz partner for ‘Kingdom Of None’

WarnerMedia APAC hires Disney alum Melissa Lim WarnerMedia has appointed Melissa Lim as the new head of content acquisitions and co-productions for its children’s networks in the Asia Pacific region, which include POGO, Cartoon Network and Boomerang. Lim will also advise on licensing content to fuel the growing slate of kids and family programming on the […]

Kids round-up: Momulu expands in Canada and Nordic co-pro; Guru Studio hires Lauren Leinburd as SVP business affairs

Momulu expands in Canada and Nordic co-pro TVOKids, Knowledge and SRC in Canada, along with YLE in Finland, have commissioned Finnish animation studio Ferly, Canada-based Yellow Animation and Belgium’s Digital Graphics to co-produce a new preschool series, Momulu And Friends. The new 78 x 7-minute series is being distributed in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by […]

Kids round-up: Nelvana’s China Tales, Cake’s Dragon, Jetpack hire & Crackerjack revival

Nelvana, WeKids partner on China Tales Incubator Corus Entertainment-owned producer-distributor Nelvana, Chinese animation distribution specialist WeKids and animation software firm Toon Boom Animation have teamed up on a talent initiative out of China. The China Tales Incubator is to attract talent and uncover story ideas to develop, produce and distribute for audiences in China and […]