Breakthrough Names Craig McGillivray VP Distribution

Breakthrough Entertainment has appointed Craig McGillivray as Vice President, Distribution. Based in the company’s Toronto headquarters, McGillivray will serve in a senior-level role ... Continue Reading →

Henson Sets Broadcast, Licensing Deals for ‘Doozers’

The Jim Henson Company has licensed the CG-animated preschool series Doozers to leading media partners around the world. Additionally, licensing agents have been appointed in key global ... Continue Reading →

DHX Pairs ‘Dimensionpants’ with Broadcasters

DHX Media has signed on a number of new broadcast partners across the globe for its animated comedy-adventure Dr. Dimensionpants. Key sales include deals in Europe, Latin America, Australia ... Continue Reading →

Shout! February Slate Boasts Family Faves

Shout! Factory will be making the most of the year’s shortest month with an assortment of animated releases, including DHX Media’s Slugterra and Hasbro Studios’ Pound ... Continue Reading →

News Bytes: FLIX, ‘Ella Bella Bingo,’ ‘Zou,’ ‘Gadget’

The Foundry, a global provider of award-winning creative software, has appointed SDLC as worldwide business development partner for FLIX. FLIX is The Foundry’s web-based software ... Continue Reading →

DHX Media to Acquire Nerd Corps

DHX Media has announced an agreement to acquire Vancouver-based Nerd Corps Entertainment and its subsidiaries for approximately $57 million — the transaction is expected to be ... Continue Reading →

Teletoon Tries on ‘Dimensionpants’ in November

Canada’s TELETOON will be taking viewers into a brand new dimension this fall as it launches Dr. Dimensionpants (26 x 30) on its Can’t Miss Thursdays block on November 6 ... Continue Reading →

Deals, Deals and More Deals from MIPCOM

MIPCOM is now under way in Cannes, with buyers and sellers from all over the world converging to work out deals. Here’s the latest from the Croisette: • Cartoon Network U.K. ... Continue Reading →

DHX Serving Up ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’ Series

DHX Media has inked a deal with Sony Pictures Animation to take its blockbuster CG feature franchise Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs to the small screen with an all new television ... Continue Reading →

CBeebies Orders ‘Twirlywoos’ Series

U.K. broadcaster CBeebies has commissioned a new 50 x 11 mins. preschool series from Ragdoll Productions. Twirlywoos, devised and executive produced by Anne Wood with lead creative ... Continue Reading →