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International kids’ channel KidsCo has confirmed that the Syfy Kids programming block will launch in Asia this July. The block is a result of a partnership between KidsCo and Syfy and will debut with a line-up featuring original series and newly acquired titles from Platinum Films and KidsCo joint-venture partners. [...]
Canadian indie toon house DHX Media is moving its Los Angeles-based work for hire production operations to Canada to take advantage of tax credits, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The production company which is based in Halifax is reportedly pursuing cost saving measures after its $112 million acquisition of Cookie [...]
Canadian children’s entertainment giant DHX Media will buy rival animation giant Cookie Jar in a deal worth $112 million. Halifax-based DHX Media, which is headed by Michael Donovan, will take over Cookie Jar’s library of over 6,5f00 half hours of programming like Arthur, Caillou and Care Bears by offering 36 [...]
Cookie Jar and Dish Network have signed a deal to provide CJ’s library of animated an live-action shows on the pay-TV provider in the U.S. Subscribers to the Blockbuster @Home package by DISH can watch nearly 400 episodes of children’s entertainment from several of Cookie Jar Entertainment’s television shows on [...]
Penguins of Magadascar, Nickelodeon’s CG-animated spinoff of its popular movie series has slowly been building up steam and picking up various awards since it debuted in March of 2009. This week, we have a great compilation of the two Operation Blowhole specials which feature guest voice Neil Patrick Harris as [...]
Technicolor has added three key execs to its animation development and production team. Producer and SD Entertainment’s former head of production Robert Winthrop is the new VP of animation and games for Technicolor Digital Productions. In his new post, Winthrop will supervise over 500 animators working in TV, direct-to-DVD, games, [...]
Guru Studio will introduce two new animated series and an animation anthology show at the MIPCOM market in France next week. “We are thrilled to be coming to Cannes with a diverse development state of programming for kid and teen audiences,” says Mary Bredin, VP of development and acquisitions at [...]
A deadpan keynote speech about the rewards of staying true to one’s vision by Moral Orel creator Dino Stamatopoulos kicked off the second day of the Ottawa Intl. Festival of Animation and TV Animation Conference panel (Sept. 22). Stamatopoulos, who is perhaps best known for playing the character Star-Burns on [...]
William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg’s award-winning The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, the new Pixar short La Luna directed by Enrico Casarosa, Bill Plympton’s Guard Dog Global Jam and Fernando Trueba & Javier Mariscal’s Spanish film Chico & Rita are some of the highlights of this year’s Ottawa [...]