Blogs tagged "business"

November 2018

Manimation 2018: Report – Welcome and Keynote

Posted on: Tuesday 13 November 2018 7:00pm by Helen Dugdale

What is the future of the business of animation? Olivier Dumont from Entertainment One shared the secret ingredients of what made 'Peppa Pig' and 'PJ Masks' the massive international brands that they are today. The Secret of 'Peppa Pig': 'Peppa Pig' went from simple sketch to an international smash. The five minute shows are easily digestible with a strong sense of humour running through each episode. The humour stays with the audience long after they have grown out of other pre-school shows. Humour in preschool is rare, so it is the secret to Peppa Pig’s success. The stories deal with the family unit making it relevant to any kids anywhere in the world. When broadcasters aired the shows back-to-back it caused…

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July 2017

CMC 2017: Report – Beyond Survival: Growing your Business and Making Money

Posted on: Friday 07 July 2017 6:23pm by Amy King

This session explored some of the industry’s success stories, as business leaders and investors discuss how they have taken their companies through the tricky growth stage to develop the strategies and raise the investment in today’s difficult marketplace Takeaway: It pays to plan for the future Look for the best compromise between financing and retaining rights Listen to professionals and be open minded Detail: Co-founder and CEO of Gigglebug Entertainment Anttu Harlin, who is based in Helsinki, produces games and animation that is focused on creating positive content for kids. However, Anttu also wants to capture the idea of asking some of the more difficult questions about money: money enables better content, something that both company and entrepreneur requires equally. Some…

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CMC 2017: Report – The Route to China

Posted on: Friday 07 July 2017 8:29am

From brand IP owners through to a production facilities, if you have ambitions to work with media in China then the China International Cartoon Animation Festival (CICAF) is the place to be. How do you maximise your chances of success? Are you sure you are ready? If you are going to have a once in a lifetime chance to showcase your brand, your creation, who you are and what you do, then be prepared and make it count. If you are not ready, don’t go until you are… Takeaways The Chinese market is on a scale you will not have imagined China is hungry both for new content AND to find worldwide partners for Chinese IPs The UK has a reputation…

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July 2012

OMG£££ – Magnetising and Monetising Apps

Posted on: Saturday 14 July 2012 5:03pm

Anna Rafferty, MD, Penguin Digital - Presentation Nicholas Lovell, Founder GamesBrief - Presentation Mark Sorrell - Presentation Jason Krogh's presentation as a YouTube Screencast An excellent outline by Stuart Dredge in the Guardian - with some of the panelists weighing in with comments at the end - the debate continues... http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/appsblog/2012/jul/09/regulation-iap-apps-for-kids CMC Blog by Tom Webb. Making, creating and purchasing apps is a 21st century phenomenon, but while they prove to be a huge success, industry experts have a few words of warning. Penguin, one of the most well known and respected distributors of printed literature have now found their way into making the UK’s favourite book related apps such as the excellent series of ‘Me Books’. The greatest lesson…

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