Yeti Farm and Surprise Bag partners

Yeti Farm and Surprise Bag Form Strategic Partnership

Yeti Farm Creative of Kelowna, BC, has formed a content partnership with LA- and Vancouver-base Surprise Bag, Inc. Leveraging Yeti Farm’s state-of-the-art 2D/3D animation facility ... Continue Reading →
Abby's Flying Fairy School

‘Sesame Street’, Spin-Offs & Shorts Go North with Nelvana

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has inked a Canadian licensing and broadcasting partnership with Sesame Workshop to bring Sesame Street and Sesame Studios content north, exclusively ... Continue Reading →
Marianne Culbert

Marianne Culbert Is Portfolio’s New VP of Production

Portfolio Entertainment has tapped award-winning kids’ producer Marianne Culbert as its Vice President of Production. The new veep brings more than 30 years of animation studio service ... Continue Reading →
My Pet Monster

Hasbro Acquires Saban Brands ‘Power Rangers,’ ‘Popples’ & More

Hasbro has inked a definitive agreement to purchase Saban Properties entertainment brands including Power Rangers, My Pet Monster, Popples, Julius Jr., Luna Petunia, Treehouse Detectives ... Continue Reading →
Super BOOMi

Chinese Hit ‘Super BOOMi’ Going Global with Nelvana

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has snagged global distribution, licensing and merchandising rights outside of Greater China for Super BOOMi — the hit animated series and IP created ... Continue Reading →
China Tales Incubator

Nelvana, WeKids, Toon Boom Launch China Tales Incubator

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, WeKids and Toon Boom Animation have opened a joint talent initiative, China Tales Incubator, now accepting submission through its online portal. The ... Continue Reading →
Castlevania

Frederator Animation Roster Grows Under WOW! Umbrella

Since becoming part of WOW! Unlimited Media in October of 2016, Frederator Networks has continued to be at the forefront of next-gen kids and youth animation through its Frederator ... 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 →
The Anybodies

WOW! Unlimited’s Mainframe Studios Debuts New Series

Vancouver-based animation and live-action production house Mainframe Studios, part of WOW! Unlimited Media, is revealing new projects fit for a range of audiences. Mainframe’s highly ... Continue Reading →
ReBoot: The Guardian Code

Hybrid Series ‘ReBoot: The Guardian Code’ Premier on Netflix

The new live-action/CG hybrid series ReBoot: The Guardian Code will premiere as a Netflix Original Series worldwide excluding Canada on March 30, and exclusively on YTV in Canada in ... Continue Reading →