Canadian Screen Awards: ‘Breadwinner’ Up for Best Picture, 5 More Noms

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced the nominees in Film, TV and Digital Media for the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards at Tuesday’s Broadcast Gala at the Globe ... Continue Reading →
Justin Time

‘Justin Time’ Clocks Major Renewal Orders

Kids’ entertainment leaders Guru Studio and Jetpack Distribution has scored two key broadcast deals for the third series of its global hit preschool show Justin Time, called Justin ... Continue Reading →

YMA English Awards of Excellence Nominees Revealed

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance has revealed the TV series, digital and interactive productions in the running for the 2017 English-language Awards of Excellence. An expert jury ... Continue Reading →

DHX’s Sarah Haasz Joins YMA Board

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance announces the appointment of Sarah Haasz, Director of Original Production for DHX Television, as a member of its board of directors. Haasz is taking ... Continue Reading →

Laurent Guérin, Frank Falcone Join YMA Board

The Youth Media Alliance in Montreal announces the appointment of two new members to its board of directors: Laurent Guérin, Vice President, Chief Content and Digital Officer for Groupe ... Continue Reading →

Guru Studio Dives into ‘Big Blue’ with CBC

Toronto-based toon shop Guru Studio has announced its latest project Big Blue is now in development with Canadian pubcaster Kids’ CBC. The original series comes from the creative ... Continue Reading →
Christine Davis

Christine Davis Appointed Director Animation at Tricon

Tricon Films & Television has bolstered its Kids & Family branch with the appointment of Christine Davis as Director of Animation Production, based in Toronto. An Emmy Award-winning ... Continue Reading →

DHX Unveils Channel Rebrands

DHX Television has revealed the results of its previously announced plans to extend the Family Channel brand to three of its other children’s entertainment outlets. The rebranded ... Continue Reading →

‘Justin Time’ Spin-Off Coming to Netflix

Netflix continues to expand its kids content offerings with the announcement that the streaming service and Guru Studio will be delivering a new spin-off series titled Justin Time: ... Continue Reading →

‘Justin Time’ Jets Off to China

Guru Studio has appointed Ciwen Media Group to manage all rights in China for the studio’s popular preschool series Justin Time (52 x 11). Ciwen will be the show’s exclusive ... Continue Reading →