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CRTC Approves Corus Ent.’s Purchase of Teletoon

The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission has given its approval for Corus Entertainment to buy Astral Media’s half ownership in Teletoon, says The Brandon ... Continue Reading →
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Sinking Ship Launches Distribution, Appoints Lynn Chadwick

Award-winning kids content production and digital media company Sinking Ship Entertainment has launched an international distribution arm with the appointment of longtime industry exec ... Continue Reading →
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NBC/U and Corus Shut Down KidsCo

Following yesterday’s new that NBCUniversal has taken full ownership of preschool network Sprout, the media company and Canada’s Corus Entertainment announced that they ... Continue Reading →
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Quebec City’s Cartoon Connection Focuses on Animation

Quebec City will host the 2013 edition of Cartoon Connection Canada and Mini Pixel October 28 to 31 at Loews Hôtel Le Concorde. Distributors and producers of animation and video game ... Continue Reading →
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‘Daddy I’m a Zombie’ Coming to North America

L.A.-based PorchLight Entertainment has secured licensing agreements with Canadian broadcasters Corus Entertainment and VRAK TV to air the feature-length CG adventure Daddy I’m ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Signs Partnership with Malaysia’s Nadi-Ayu

Montreal-based solution powerhouse Toon Boom Animation announced the signing of an exclusive agreement with Nadi-Ayu Technologies, Malaysia at MIPCOM on Monday. Nadi-Ayu becomes a Toon ... Continue Reading →
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‘Franklin and Friends’ to Travel to China on CCTV

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Enterprises’ agent, Ciwen Media Group, has entered into a deal with China’s national broadcaster Chinese Central Television (CCTV) to ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ DHX Media is kicking off production on a new 2D animated comedy, Looped (26 x 30), aimed at kids 6-12. Created by Todd Kauffman and Mark Thornton of Neptoon Studios (Grojband), the ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has sold Slap Happy Cartoons‘ new animated series Nerds and Monsters (40 x 11) to ABC TV Australia, which will premiere the show in mid ... Continue Reading →
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TAC Reinvents Itself for 10-Year Anniversary

TAC, The Animation Conference, has undergone some big changes for its 10th anniversary this year including a new vision, a new venue and an additional day. This year’s conference ... Continue Reading →