Disney Junior Picks Up Guru’s ‘Pikwik’

A new animated preschool comedy is heading to Disney Junior channels in the US, Australia/New Zealand, Korea and India: Pikwik, from Toronto-based studio Guru (PAW Patrol, Justin Time, ... Continue Reading →
Big Blue

CBC/Radio-Canada Greenlights ‘Big Blue’ from Guru

Toronto-based Guru Studio — kids’ entertainment shop behind PAW Patrol, Ever After High, True and the Rainbow Kingdom, two-time Emmy-nominated Justin Time and Oscar-nominated ... Continue Reading →
Sarah Haasz

Cottonwood Partners with Creative Producer Sarah Haasz

European kids content producer Cottonwood Media — the production arm of Federation Kids & Family behind The Ollie and Moon Show and Squish — announced a collaboration ... Continue Reading →
True and the Rainbow Kingdom

Watch: ‘True and the Rainbow Kingdom’ Season 2 First-Look Trailers!

If you need an extra colorful dose of feel-good, friends-first positive energy today, get your weary eyeballs on these new trailers for True and the Rainbow Kingdom season 2. The Netflix ... Continue Reading →
True and the Rainbow Kingdom

Guru’s ‘True and the Rainbow Kingdom’ Lights Up Licensing Program

Kids’ entertainment and animation leader Guru Studio will be debuting a merchandising program for their popular new preschool series True and the Rainbow Kingdom, which is quickly ... Continue Reading →
Mary Bredin

Guru Studios EVP Mary Bredin Moving On

Mary Bredin will be leaving Toronto-based Guru Studio after serving as Executive Vice President of Content and Strategy for over 10 years. The industry veteran, who has also held posts ... Continue Reading →

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 →