DHX, Turner Team for ‘Cloudy’ Series

DHX Media has signed a deal with Turner Broadcasting for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series, based on the Sony Pictures Animation film franchise. The 26 x 22 mins. animated ... Continue Reading →

Student-made ‘Small People,’ ‘Garden Wall’ Top Ottawa Awards

This year’s Grand Prizes went to Sarina Nihei’s Small People With Hats won Best Independent Short Animation, and Patrick McHale’s Over The Garden Wall took the Grand ... Continue Reading →

Execs at TAC in Ottawa Report All Boats Rising

Cartoon Network’s chief content officer, Rob Sorcher, is definitely in the spotlight the final day of the Television Animation Conference, which is part of the Ottawa International ... Continue Reading →

XD Picks Up ‘Fangbone’ in Multiple Territories

DHX Media has inked broadcast deals with Disney XD channels for its animated fantasy series Fangbone! (50 x 11), recently commissioned by DHX TV for its Family CHRGD channel in Canada. ... 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 →

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 →

Squint/Opera and Genevieve Dexter Form Eye/Present

Following the collaboration between Squint/Opera and Serious Lunch to finance the 4.5m GBP ($7.2m USD) animated series Messy Goes to Okido — coming to CBeebies in Spring 2015 ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ The U.K.’s CBeebies is welcoming back a pint-sized hero as acclaimed actor James Bolam returns as the star of the new season of Grandpa In My Pocket, which begins airing January ... Continue Reading →

Canal+ Says Bonjour to ‘Monster Math Squad’

Indie kids’ entertainment creator/producer/distributor/licensor DHX Media has secured a deal with French network Canal+ to air its CG animated series Monster Math Squad (50 x ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes: Guru, DHX, Imira

+ Canadian indie Guru Studio and publishing partner Immedium have released a second book based on the toon house’s Emmy and Annie-nominated kids series Justin Time (52 x 11), now ... Continue Reading →