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CBC Kids Content Director Martin Markle Exits

Martin Markle, Senior Director of Children’s Content for Canadian public broadcaster CBC Television, has vacated his post after less than a year on the job, Kidscreen reports. ... Continue Reading →
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International Co-Pro ‘The Breadwinner’ Enters Production

Canada’s Aircraft Pictures, Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon and Luxembourg’s Melusine Productions in association with Angelina Jolie Pitt’s Jolie Pas Productions have begun key animation ... Continue Reading →
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Karen Fowler Tapped as Showrunner on ‘Flora of the Forest’

Koko Rose Media, King Rollo Films and Bejuba! have signed on three-time Emmy-winning creative executive Karen Fowler as Showrunner for Flora of the Forest (52 x 11), the preschool property ... Continue Reading →
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‘Daniel Tiger’ Season 3 Picked Up by Disney Junior LatAm

9 Story Media Group announces that it has licensed season three of award-winning animated preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood to Disney Junior in Latin America. The first ... Continue Reading →
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Hockey, Ballet and Flash Combine to Create ‘Curse of Clara’ Holiday Special

Even if you’re not from Canada or have ever been to Canada, there are still a couple things about the country known to almost everyone: It’s cold there in winter, and Canadians ... Continue Reading →
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CBC Taps Martin Markle, Zach Feldberg

Canadian pubcaster CBC announces some new leadership in its kids’ and digital content divisions. Starting September 28, Martin Markle will return as Senior Director – Children’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘1001 Nights’ Comes to ComiXology

Big Bad Boo Studios is releasing five new comic-book titles on cloud-based digital comics platforms ComiXology, now through August. The Forbidden City of Shenzhen, Prince Ahmed, Abu ... Continue Reading →
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Wilson Out as Head of CBC Children’s Content

Kim Wilson has left her job as the longtime head of children’s content at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. Wilson had been in charge of children’s content for the CBC since 2001. ... Continue Reading →
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’1001 Nights’ to Debut on Television in the United States

Big Bad Boo Studios announced that its hit animated series, 1001 Nights, will be airing for the first time in the United States this January on various public broadcast channels. 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 →