Amazon Studios is staying on track with the original programming strategy it laid out last spring, which involved the development and launch of comedy and children’s series. The original movie and series production arm of Amazon.com this morning gave green light to five children’s pilots from auspices who have worked on such kids series as Blue’s Clues, Sid the Science Kid and Dino Dan. The announcement was made by Amazon Studios director Roy Price who comes from kids animation background. The pilots vary in genre from animation to stop-animation and live-action. They join the six comedy pilots Amazon Studios ordered in December. Once completed, all 11 pilots will be posted on Amazon Instant Video, Prime Instant Video, Lovefilm UK and Lovefilm Germany for Amazon customers to watch for free. Viewer feedback will help determine which of them will go to series. Here are details about the children’s pilots: (more…)