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 →

‘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 →

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 →

’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 →

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 →

TAC Offers Networking Ops at Ottawa

The 11th edition of The Animation Conference (TAC) will be running alongside this year’s Ottawa International Animation Festival, taking place in the Canadian capital September ... Continue Reading →

TVO, Markle Prod. Team up for ‘Craft Kids’

Markle Productions has set up a deal with Canadian pubcaster TVO to develop a new 2D animated preschool series called Craft Kids (26 x 22). The show follows six-year-old creative whirlwind ... Continue Reading →

Partners Re-up With 9 Story for ‘Arthur’

9 Story Entertainment has secured multiple international sales of the award-winning children’s animated series Arthur (20 x 22′). Longstanding broadcast partners for the ... Continue Reading →

Nick Jr. Italy Moves in on ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’

Toronto-based 9 Story Entertainment has announced the sale of award-winning preschool toon Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (80 x 11) to Nick Jr. Italy. The deal was brokered by Italian ... Continue Reading →

Amberwood’s ‘Magic Hockey Skates’ Glides on Canuck TV

Amberwood Entertainment’s The Magic Hockey Skates, will air in Canada on both the CBC in English and SRC in French on December 16th and December 21st respectively. “We are ... Continue Reading →