Splash Entertainment

Kabillion launches SVOD app

Kids on-demand service Kabillion is launching a new SVOD app for Apple and Android devices. The core Kabillion service is an ad-supported free on-demand proposition, carried on cable platforms in the US and reaching about 50 million homes. The new branded app launched in the US this week and allows consumers to sign up to […]

Canal+ kids channel steps into Chloe’s Closet

Canal+’s preschool channel Piwi+ has acquired kids series Chloe’s Closet. The French channel has taken both seasons of the animated series, totalling 104x11mins. The series is produced and distributed by Splash Entertainment, which struck the Piwi+ deal. It follows a small girl, Chloe, who discovers new worlds while playing dress-up. “Piwi+ is happy to welcome […]

Kabillion taking content direct to consumers

US on-demand kids service Kabillion has struck a deal to get its content distributed on connected devices. The service, which is run by Mike Young and Nicolas Atlan’s Splash Entertainment, has inked a deal with VHX, a tech company that provides a platform for content owners who want to distribute content direct to consumers. Kabillion […]

France: kids TV at a crossroads

With the Annecy animation festival beginning today, Pascale Paoli-Lebailly hears from leading players about the wave of changes that have befallen the French toon industry in the past year. The French animation industry is renowned for its creative output in both TV and the cinema. The sector – which can in part thank production quotas, […]

Noriega moves up at Splash Entertainment

Mevelyn Noriega has been elevated to senior VP, sales and administration at Splash Entertainment. The US-based kids producer and distributor launched earlier this year after Nicolas Altan and Mike Young took control of Moonscoop US and rebranded it. Noriega will step into the new sales role as Splash prepares to attend the Busan market in […]

Kids go OTT

As the gamut of entertainment mediums for children grows ever wider, Andy Fry profiles how over-the-top programming services are adapting their offers to garner attention, and attract eyeballs, from kids of all ages. In the last five years, kids’ media consumption has changed beyond recognition in advanced economies. The advent of OTT and on-demand technology, […]

Young and Atlan take control and rebrand Moonscoop US

Moonscoop LLC has been rebranded Splash Entertainment. The US kids producer and distributor and VOD platform operator will be run by Mike and Liz Young and Nicolas Atlan who, with the backing of private investment from French company JokeBox, have taken full control of the company. Moonscoop LLC was the US unit of the Moonscoop […]