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Toronto-based entertainment producer marblemedia has joined forces with L.A.-based exec producer, writer and director Frank Saperstein and his newly launched entertainment development company Surprise Bag to develop new TV animated comedy series. Saperstein, who was most recently senior VP of family television at eOne, launched the Surprise Bag banner to [...]
A deadpan keynote speech about the rewards of staying true to one’s vision by Moral Orel creator Dino Stamatopoulos kicked off the second day of the Ottawa Intl. Festival of Animation and TV Animation Conference panel (Sept. 22). Stamatopoulos, who is perhaps best known for playing the character Star-Burns on [...]
The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has announced the nominations for the 26th Annual Gemini Awards, which is scheduled to air on September 7 on CBC. The awards celebrate Canadian English-language television and digital media. Here are the nominees in the animation-related categories: Best Animated Program or Series Glenn [...]
We get lots of requests from parents in Canada about how their kids can get on Skatoony, the Teletoon quiz show featuring animated contestants. Well, here’s your answer: Teletoon is currently hosting a contest that is open now and runs through March 20. It’s open to kids ages 10-12 and gives [...]
Marblemedia is teaming up with original Skatoony creators James Fox and Richard Brookes of Whole Hog Creations to develop a new series mixing live-action and animation, called Chugga Chugga Wow. The series, in development at Kids CBC in Canada, follows a group of live-action kids who board an animated train [...]