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Syfy Kids Beams to Asia July ’13

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 ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Moves For-Hire Ops to Canada

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. ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media to Buy Cookie Jar for $112 Mil

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, ... Continue Reading →
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Cookie Jar Signs Distrib Deal with Dish

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Penguins’ ‘Operation Blowhole’ Arrives on DVD

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor Announces Three New Exec Hires

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Brings Colorful Slate to Cannes

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 ... Continue Reading →
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A Postcard from Ottawa Int. Festival of Animation

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Ottawa Fest Reveals Official Selection

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 ... Continue Reading →