Rearing a network for millennial moms
With a Panasonic campaign on board, Channel Mum is on the search for 100 vloggers. The company’s exec team explains the plan.
YouTube tops kids tech trends in 2015
According to a U.K.-based survey from Childwise, YouTube has displaced Facebook as the website of choice among all kids demos except older girls.
Virunga among BAFTA’s best doc nominees
Netflix’s Congo park protection pic will battle it out with Citizenfour and 20 Feet from Stardom at the British awards.
‘China is a dream’ for PlayKids’ head of global expansion
Eduardo Henrique discusses the mobile entertainment platform’s international launches and what type of content he’s looking to license.
BBC lines up sci-fi doc strand for iPlayer
The U.K. pubcaster is readying a 3-part doc strand on science fiction that will be exclusive to its VOD service.
Rightster and Turkish Airlines are giving YouTubers a ‘Fortune’
A new advertising campaign will send 10 YouTubers – only half of whom are repped by the U.K.-based MCN – to Istanbul and another secret location.
FremantleMedia bolsters branded content team
Samantha Glynne, formerly of Publicis, joins as a VP in the digital and branded entertainment division.
U.K. media giant Sky invests $500K into Pluto.TV
By partnering with the online video aggregator, Sky hopes to gain insight into the way digital content is shaping TV consumption habits.
Chinese media co funds its first YouTube channel
Bejing-based CICC has commissioned U.K. prodco True North to create videos for its first general interest YouTube channel.
Vice launches long-form series on Munchies
The Politics of Food debuted Wednesday with an episode that examines the underground smokies trade in the U.K.