Public Media Bows Kidvid Label SkipRope8 Feb, 2016 By: John Latchem
Public Media Distribution Feb. 8 launched a new label called SkipRope for the release of children’s programming on DVD and digitally.
“SkipRope will provide parents and caregivers with an easily recognizable label they can look for and trust to deliver quality content and immersive entertainment experiences,” said Andrea Downing, co-president of Public Media Distribution. “Public Media Distribution has extensive experience launching and marketing children’s programs within the home entertainment marketplace, including ‘Mia and me’ and ‘Suzy’s Zoo.’ As we look to continue to increase the number of children’s programs and series we distribute, the SkipRope label will play an important role in our future success.”
New releases from Public Media Distribution for “Kate & Mim-Mim” and “Mia and me” will feature the SkipRope label. Debbie Ries, a managing partner with the DAPR Group, is heading Public Media Distribution’s efforts to secure additional content for release via the SkipRope label.
Kate & Mim-Mim: Flight of the Flowers arrives on DVD March 1 with six episodes.