TBI Kids

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 […]

Beta Film links with China’s WeKids for Asian distribution

Germany’s Beta Film has partnered with Chinese producer-distributor WeKids to distribute its children’s programming globally. Under the deal, WeKids will take over distribution for Beta’s German animated pre-school series Patchwork Pals (52 x 4 minutes) in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the rest of Asia, as well as English-speaking Canada. The show, which is co-financed […]

Show of the week: Massive Monster Mayhem

Easily one of the maddest, noisiest and most ambitious children’s series is Massive Monster Mayhem, from Canada-based DHX Media, series executive producer, Ken Faier describes as “Total Wipeout meets Power Rangers”. “It’s one of the most fun programmes I’ve worked in on in kids TV – genres all mashed up in one show,” he says. “We’re calling […]

New editor for TBI and TBIvision

Jesse Whittock has been promoted to editor of Television Business International (TBI) and TBIvision.com. Whittock has been at TBI for four years, joining as deputy editor in early-2013 from TTG Media, publisher of the Travel Trade Gazette. In his new role he will oversee TBI’s print offering, including the popular MIPTV and MIPCOM editions and […]

TBI Kids April/May 2016

The TBI Kids Survey; Focus on Brazil; Kids Hot Picks Click here to download the issue   Click here to view the PDF version