Michael Hirsh

Michael Hirsh One-on-One Session Set for OIAF

Canadian toon titan Michael Hirsh will be participating at the 2016 Ottawa International Animation Festival in a unique One-on-One session: “The Executive Producer of My Canadian ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation Summit: Michael Hirsh Master Class

In the world of animation production few names inspire as much awe and respect as Michael Hirsh, co-founder of Nelvana, Cookie Jar, and current vice chairman of DHX Media and chairman ... Continue Reading →
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4th World Animation and VFX Summit Kicks Off in Marina del Rey

Animation directors, producers, financers, agents, artists, and writers from around the globe will gather Nov. 2 at the Marina del Rey Yacht Club for the World Animation and VFX Summit. Now ... Continue Reading →
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Meeting of the Masters

The best and brightest are preparing to descend on Marina del Rey for the fourth annual World Animation and Visual Effects Summit, set for Nov. 2-4. The World Animation and Visual ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit Adds Three Master Classes

Animation Magazine’s World Animation and VFX Summit has announced three Master Classes for the Masters to take place on the last day of the event, Nov. 4, at the California Yacht ... Continue Reading →
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DHX forms Television Division

Canada’s DHX Media has formed a new division, DHX Television, following its acquisition of Family Channel, Disney XD and French and English Disney Junior channels. The broadcaster/producer ... Continue Reading →
Graham Annable

Laika’s Annable to Keynote TIFF Kids Conference

Graham Annable, co-director of Laika’s upcoming stop-motion animated feature Boxtrolls, will give the opening keynote address at the Toronto International Film Festival’s ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media Sets Up Three YouTube Pay Channels

Kids Media powerhouse DHX Media launched three dedicated paid YouTube family channels this week: DHX Kids, DHX Junior and DHX Retro were there of the premiere content partners selected ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media to Buy Cookie Jar for $112 Mil

Canadian children’s entertainment giant DHX Media will buy rival animation giant Cookie Jar in a deal worth $112 million. Halifax-based DHX Media, which is headed by Michael Donovan, ... Continue Reading →