MIP Junior and MIPCOM News Bytes

APC Kids — the children’s distribution arm of About Premium Content — has scored a slew of deals for its animated series Kid-E-Cats, which follows three kittens with ... Continue Reading →
Go Away, Unicorn!

Sonar Starts Production on ‘Go Away, Unicorn!’ for Disney, Corus

Sonar Entertainment (Counterfeit Cat) has kicked off production on its animated children’s book adaptation Go Away, Unicorn!, a 52 x 11’ series plus 10 x 2’ shorts package aimed ... Continue Reading →

Telus Storyhive Team Wins TAC’s Pitch This! Competition

The team of Denver Jackson and Alain Williams won the Pitch This! Competition at the Ottawa International Animation Festival’s TAC with their pitch for the 13 x 22 min. series Somnius. ... Continue Reading →

‘Wishfart’ Brings Its Magic to CITV UK, MIP Markets

CITV UK acquired national free TV rights for the magical comedy toon Wishfart, created by John Hazlett, Lienne Sawatsky and Dan Williams. The 20 x half-hour / 40 x 11 min. animated ... Continue Reading →
Jerry Diaz

Jerry Diaz Appointed VP Distribution at DHX Media

DHX Media has tapped industry vet Jerry Diaz as its new Vice President Distribution, in which role he will have direct responsibility for managing the global sales and distribution ... Continue Reading →
Owl & Cloud

Ottawa Animation Fest Opens Pitch Contest

North America’s top toon fest, the Ottawa International Animation Festival, has opened submissions for the 2017 Pitch THIS! competition, presented in partnership with Corus Entertainment’s ... Continue Reading →

Fight Like a Girl! Nickelodeon Dates Premiere for Nelvana’s ‘Mysticons’

A world of magic, myth and adventure is about to unfold as Nickelodeon readies for the premiere of Mysticons on Monday, August 28 at 4 p.m. ET/PT. The new half-hour animated action ... Continue Reading →
Ranger Rob

Nelvana’s ‘Ranger Rob’ Makes US Camp on Sprout

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has inked a deal with NBCU’s Universal Kids network Sprout to bring the animated preschool series Ranger Rob to screens across the US. Seasons one ... Continue Reading →
Ranger Rob

‘Ranger Rob’ Gets Season 2 Greenlight

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is celebrating a successful first season of original animated series Ranger Rob with a greenlight for season two, comprising 14 new episodes. Over the ... Continue Reading →
Hotel Transylvania: The Series

‘Hotel Transylvania: The Series’ Debuts on Disney June 25

It’s official: Hotel Transylvania: The Series has set its Disney Channel premiere for Sunday, June 25 at 8 p.m.ET/PT. The 26 x 22 min. series is based on the blockbuster film ... Continue Reading →