Thursday, May 24, 2012

Cinekid's Call for Entry

The 26th edition of Cinekid -the film, television and new media festival for children- will take place in Amsterdam from 17 – 26 October 2012.

Cinekid for Professionals will take place from 23 – 26 October 2012.

Submit your project in development for our international Junior Coproduction Market. This can be a film, television or cross media project. You will pitch your project in arranged one-on-one meetings to key financiers in the children’s media industry. This includes sales agents, distributors, commissioning editors, producers, funding bodies, branding companies, entertainment companies, etc. Your project will need to have a minimum of 10% financing already in place.
For further details, please click here.
For the online entry form, please click here.

Submit your finished production(s) for our international ScreeningClub. The ScreeningClub is Cinekid’s digital screening facility that provides a sheltered environment where key buyers from over 18 countries, including festival programmers, sales agents and distributors screen over 250 titles with English subtitles for possible acquisition or programming. You can send in a short or feature film, television series, youth documentaries, animation and live-action, etc. The production has to be finished in 2011/ 2012 and include English subtitles.
For further details, please click here.

For any additional information, the regulations and entry forms visit our website or contact me at

Monday, May 21, 2012

Do people use QR Codes?

A case study from Sears.

Read it here.

CMC from 4-6 July 2012

The Children's Media Conference in the UK has announced their line up.

Read more here.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Total Gadget Immersion for Kids

Is it good or bad? Loving the info graphics!

See and read it here.

Leveraging the Super Fan

Transmedia branding and engaging the super fan.

Read more here.

More to be known for social media and kids...

Social media's powerful impact on kids?

Read more here.

Co-Viewing and the Family Halo

Nickelodeon research covers all things kids, family and co-viewing.

Read more here.

Friday, May 18, 2012

More on Audience...

Transmedia and the audience. 

Read more here, compliments of Simon Staffans.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

It's Happening...

Next generation TV meters from Nielsen will monitor mobile, wireless and internet-based video audiences. 

Read more here.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Closed or Open?

What side are you on regarding the participation question?

Read more from Simon Staffans here.

What Transmedia Really Means

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Nielsen Data on Screens

HDTV, consoles and smartphones.

Get the data here.

Friday, May 4, 2012

StoryWorld Conference 2012

Join experts in the world of transmedia on October 17-21 in Hollywood, California.

Read more here.