5 research reports on kids, tech, and play that are actually worth reading

Posted April 18th 2019 No time to sift through the dozens of research reports that come out every week? No problem - we've done it for you.

Interactive TV after Bandersnatch

Posted January 28th 2019 What are the challenges of interactive TV, and where might the form be headed?

Anthropomorphic AI

Posted December 12th 2018 What happens when we treat tech like people?

Videogames: (Sketch) / Design / Play / Disrupt

Posted October 31st 2018 Sketching designs and turning thoughts into things: Senior Designer Will Weaver writes about his recent trip to the V&A to see their 'Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt' exhibition.

The case for co-viewing

Posted October 26th 2018 Why should you be watching TV with your kids?

Introducing Horrible Histories Gruesome Game-A-Thon!

Posted September 28th 2018 We're pleased to announce the launch of a brand-new app for CBBC's Horrible Histories - introducing Horrible Histories Gruesome Game-A-Thon!

Beyond ‘stranger danger’: How can we support online safety for kids?

Posted September 26th 2018 What can our industry be doing to help kids stay safe online?

Making Mischief in the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

Posted August 16th 2018 Help Dennis return overdue library books in Return to Lender, our new game for Beano's Dennis and Gnasher!

What Love Island is Teaching Us About Reality in 2018

Posted July 30th 2018 Believe it or not, there's a lot to interrogate from watching an episode or two (or 48) of Love Island.

Working at Jollywise - Jenna

Posted July 24th 2018 Jenna recently joined us for a week of work experience, to get an idea of what working at a digital agency is really like. Here's what she got up to!

Innovation, simplicity and creative thinking Eno nutshell

Posted July 20th 2018 Senior Designer Will Weaver writes about the importance of simplicity in creative thinking and design.

A Look Inside Jolly HQ

Posted July 10th 2018 We've relocated! Read for a sneak peek into our shiny new office space.

IGTV and the (Vertical) Future of Video

Posted July 2nd 2018 We share our first impressions of IGTV, the recently launched Instagram companion app set to take on YouTube.

The Young Face of Digital

Posted May 31st 2018 What can we learn from the new generation in our industry?

Taking the Next Step... to Paris!

Posted May 23rd 2018 Introducing Chapter 3 of The Next Step: Take it to the Top – Take it to Paris!

Challenging Gender Stereotypes in Children's Media

Posted March 7th 2018 We take a look at the importance of thoughtful gender representation in children's digital media.

Future Trends in Children’s Digital – 2018

Posted February 13th 2018 What has the last year of digital looked liked in children's media, and what could we expect from the future?

Aliens Love Underpants AND the Space Catapult!

Posted February 5th 2018 Check out our new game for Aliens Love Underpants, available to play now on the Sky Kids app!

Jollywise and Jellyfish join forces on Stan & Gran

Posted February 2nd 2018 Introducing Stan & Gran, a brand new original animation!

Jollywise Roundup 2017

Posted January 18th 2018 We share some of our highlights from the past year at Jollywise.

Jollywise do Digital Day 2017

Posted November 30th 2017 Earlier this month Jollywise Account Managers Alex and Chris got involved in BIMA's 2017 Digital Day. Here's what they got up to!

Unleashing Dennis & Gnasher

Posted June 9th 2017 As Jollywise deliver its first game for Beano Studios - Dennis and Gnasher: Defend the Den, Jollywise’s Creative Lead reflects on his life-long love of Dennis & Gnasher

What can we expect from the kids’ entertainment space in 2017?

Posted January 16th 2017 We examine some of the things that we expect to see more specifically in the kids’ entertainment space this year.

Jollywise Roundup 2016

Posted December 19th 2016 It's been a fantastic year for team Jollywise!

Augmented Reality: The Social Experience of the Future

Posted December 9th 2016 Augmented reality is working its way into the mainstream - and you might not even have noticed.

What Jollywisers are Reading Right Now

Posted October 28th 2016 Which books do the Jollywise team have their noses in?

The bots are coming

Posted September 27th 2016 What are bots and what are they used for?

Jollywise celebrates 10 Years

Posted July 20th 2016 Thank you for attending the Jollywise 10 year birthday party!

How to Survive a Nuclear Bomb

Posted January 28th 2016 We had a new platform, but an old story to tell.

Meet Symas the Monkey

Posted February 3rd 2016 We love to do stuff that makes us feel good. So last year we embarked on a personal project. Symas the Monkey was born.

Jolly Good Fun

Posted October 12th 2015 How to create an HTML5 game with 22 children in 3 hours

Nick Jr. Leap

Posted November 27th 2015 Made with teachers for parents.

Feel Better With Film

Posted July 14th 2015 We've been working for the last year with MEDI CINEMA a fantastic charity, who are bringing the magic of Cinema into hospitals all over the country.

Beyond Digital

Posted July 6th 2015 We're slowly becoming experts in a growing trend. Non coded content.