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Recently Formed WOW! Off to a Walloping Start

In the first 100 days since its inception,WOW! Unlimited Media has come flying out of the gates to make a legible mark on the kids and youth animation marketplace. Formerly Rainmaker ... Continue Reading →
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Youth Media Alliance Brings Taste of Canada to Kidscreen

Montreal-based Youth Media Alliance is planning its next big mission to the Kidscreen Summit in Miami, February 13-16, thanks to the renewed support of the Canada Media Fund, Telefilm ... Continue Reading →
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Frederator, Ezrin Hirsh & Rainmaker Merge as Wow! Unlimited

Fred Seibert’s New York-based Frederator Network has been acquired by Canadian animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment (Escape from Planet Earth) in a share purchase deal, forming ... Continue Reading →
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Playing to Win

Rainmaker and Blockade hope animation smarts turn the PlayStation game series into a hit movie. Adapting any ... Continue Reading →
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Rainmaker Appoints Gregory Little SVP of Content

Vancouver-based Rainmaker Entertainment — the studio behind the first-ever CG animated TV series, ReBoot — has appointed veteran content exec Gregory R. Little to the newly ... Continue Reading →
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Corus Greenlights Reboot of ‘Reboot’

Corus Entertainment has given the go-ahead to Rainmaker Ent.’s television division Mainframe Entertainment to produce 26 half-hour episodes of their reimagining of first-of-its-kind ... Continue Reading →
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Rainmaker Reveals ‘Ratchet & Clank’ Voice Cast

Rainmaker Entertainment and production partner Blockade Entertainment, together with China’s CNHK Media, have revealed the impressive voice cast roster for their upcoming CG feature ... Continue Reading →
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Growth Spurt

Canada’s deep talent pool, excellent infrastructure and generous tax incentives are fueling a new boom in animation and visual-effects work. Michael Hefferon Few countries as ... Continue Reading →
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Mainframe to Animate HIT’s New ‘Bob’ Series

HIT Entertainment has tapped Vancouver-based Rainmaker Entertainment’s Mainframe division to animate a new CG-animated Bob the Builder series. Now in production, the series is ... Continue Reading →
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Rainmaker, Blockade Re-team for ‘Sly Cooper’

Animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment and independent production company Blockade Entertainment have announced they will follow up their animated feature Ratchet & Clank with ... Continue Reading →