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Sonar Takes Over Tricon Programs Including ‘Counterfeit Cat’

TV production house Sonar Entertainment (The Shannara Chronicles) is making its first venture into the non-scripted and kids & family content spheres with the acquisition of assets ... Continue Reading →
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Deirdre Brennan Named GM for Sprout

Deirdre Brennan has been tapped as General Manager of 24-hour preschool network Sprout, overseeing all aspects of Sprout’s programming, marketing, business strategy and performance. ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Inks Multi-Territory Disney Deal for ‘ZhuZhu Pets’

Corus Entertainment’s animation producer-distributor Nelvana has sold multi-territory broadcast and on-demand rights for upcoming kids series Polly and the ZhuZhu Pets to Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Antitrust Officials Clear Comcast’s $3.8B DreamWorks Animation Acquisition It’s smooth sailing for the major Toon Town takeover as far as the Justice Department is concerned. The ... Continue Reading →
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Watch: Incredible Animation Breaking Down The Hobbit Trilogy in Less Than 3 Minutes Mashable‘s “Too Long; Didn’t Watch” tackles the eight-hour Tolkien adaptation, ... Continue Reading →
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Pam Westman Appointed Head of Nelvana

Industry veteran Pam Westman has been tapped to fill the role of Head of Nelvana Enterprises, tasked with overseeing global brand development and management across the Corus Entertainment-owned ... Continue Reading →
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Interview: Margie Cohn, Head of DreamWorks TV Animation, on Leading the Studio to 23 Emmy Nominations After just three years, the DWA TV and Netflix partnership has produced over 300 ... Continue Reading →
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Final Call: Stuttgart Int’l Festival of Animated Film Competitions Submission deadline for AniMovie Feature competition and Animated Com Award is January 15 ’The Chonicles of Narnia’ ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana, Sony Book ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Series

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is developing a new animated TV series based on Sony Pictures Animation’s blockbuster CG feature, Hotel Transylvania. The show will focus on ... Continue Reading →
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Kaboom! Gets Branded Space in Canadian Targets

Phase 4 Films’ kids and family label kaboom! Entertainment has signed a far-reaching agreement securing dedicated, branded retail space in all of Canada’s 125 Target branches ... Continue Reading →