Genius Brand International

Buzzfeed & Frederator Network ink first-look animation deal

Buzzfeed has inked a first-look content deal with US-based kids content company Genius Brands International’s animation and pop culture-driven Frederator Network. Under the agreement, Frederator Network, which was acquired by Genius Brands International as part of its 2021 deal for Canadian prodco Wow! Unlimited Media, will have the first right to develop and produce long-form […]

Genius re-hires ex-MGM exec

LA-based kids company Genius Brands International has re-hired former MGM VP of finance Rebecca Hershinger. Having worked with GBI since early 2014 through he role at CFO Advisory Services and as CFO for GBI between October 2014 and June 2015, she has been named CFO, reporting to company CEO and chairman Andy Heyward. Hershinger will […]