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2017 Kidscreen Awards Winners Announced

The Kidscreen Summit has presented some very special Valentine’s to deserving kids’ entertainment titles, as the annual Kidscreen Awards ceremony was celebrated Tuesday ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Takes ‘ToonMarty’ on International Spree

Nickelodeon has picked up international TV and digital rights for animated comedy series ToonMarty, excluding North America, China and Japan. The show is produced by Sardine Productions ... Continue Reading →
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Youth Media Alliance Brings Taste of Canada to Kidscreen

Montreal-based Youth Media Alliance is planning its next big mission to the Kidscreen Summit in Miami, February 13-16, thanks to the renewed support of the Canada Media Fund, Telefilm ... Continue Reading →
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Frima and Groupe Média TFO Team for ‘MaXi’

Digital entertainment studio Frima and Groupe Média TFO, the leading French-language educational content producer in North America, will launch a brand-new animated kids’ series ... Continue Reading →
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CANAL+ Picks Up Canadian Toon ‘Cracké’

Quebec City studio Squeeze announced that its original CG series Cracké (52 x 1-minute) will be aired by major French broadcaster CANAL+ staring this fall. In addition to reaching ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cracké’ to Hatch on Disney Channels EMEA

Quebec City studio Squeeze announces that its CG animated TV series Cracké has been acquired by Disney EMEA. Beginning next month, the 52 x 1-minute shorts series will broadcast on ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Awards Winners Announced

The 2016 Kidscreen Awards took place Tuesday evening in Miami during this week’s Kidscreen Summit, with DreamWorks Animation and Sesame Workshop coming away as the major winners ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News: DreamWorks, FremantleMedia, One Animation, Sesame Workshop, Shaboom!, Squeeze, ZAG

DreamWorks Animation and France’s Lagardere Active TV have inked a deal for free-to-air and basic pay-TV rights for the latter’s kids and family channels to broadcast the ... Continue Reading →
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Big Bad Boo Starts on Preschool Mini ‘Lilli & Lola’

Big Bad Boo Studios has begun production on an animated preschool mini-series titled Lili & Lola. The show follows the adventures of two sisters who live in a small apartment in ... Continue Reading →
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Growth Spurt

Canada’s deep talent pool, excellent infrastructure and generous tax incentives are fueling a new boom in animation and visual-effects work. Michael Hefferon Few countries as ... Continue Reading →