Scott Kirsner swung by the CloudKid HQ in late-August, and we talked to him about what we’re working on and how, as a startup, we fit into the Boston media landscape (and beyond). The content of our conversation is featured in Scott’s latest article on the front page of the Business section of the this week’s Sunday Globe. CloudKid was mentioned along with the small crop of animation studios in and around Watertown.
CloudKid LLC is one of the newest companies on the scene, formed in May 2009 by Dave Schlafman, formerly an artist at Soup2Nuts. The fledgling studio won a $400,000 PBS grant to develop a site called Fizzy’s Lunch Lab, which presents videos, games, and easy recipes, all intended to improve kids’ eating habits. The site went up last November, and earned an Emmy nomination not long after. (The firm didn’t win, but was nominated for the “new approaches in children’s media’’ category of the daytime Emmys.)
Read the whole article here.