Kidscreen Summit 2018

Kidscreen Summit 2018 Awards Shortlist Revealed

Organizers of the Kidscreen Summit 2018, taking place Feb. 12-15 in Miami, FL (summit.kidscreen.com), have announced the nominees for the upcoming children/teen TV awards. After undergoing ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Greenlights Science-Fueled Toon ‘D.N.Ace’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has greenlit a new original animated comedy-adventure D.N.Ace, a fun mix of science fiction and science fact aimed at kids ages 6-9. Forty 2 x 11-min. ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Teams with Discovery for Global Kids Content Venture

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana and Discovery Communications have formed a venture to produce a new pipeline of content for the kids’ market in Canada, Latin America, and around the ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana, WeKids & Toon Boom Launch IP Incubator in China

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, WeKids and Toon Boom Animation are expanding their existing partnership in China and launching a local kids’ animation incubator competition, ... Continue Reading →
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MIP Junior and MIPCOM News Bytes

APC Kids — the children’s distribution arm of About Premium Content — has scored a slew of deals for its animated series Kid-E-Cats, which follows three kittens with ... Continue Reading →
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Sonar Starts Production on ‘Go Away, Unicorn!’ for Disney, Corus

Sonar Entertainment (Counterfeit Cat) has kicked off production on its animated children’s book adaptation Go Away, Unicorn!, a 52 x 11’ series plus 10 x 2’ shorts package aimed ... Continue Reading →
FremantleMedia Kids & Family

BLE: Nelvana Strikes Exclusive UK Agreement with FMK

Nelvana Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of Nelvana, has announced a strategic partnership with FremantleMedia Kids & Family (FMK) to represent its products and ... Continue Reading →
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Telus Storyhive Team Wins TAC’s Pitch This! Competition

The team of Denver Jackson and Alain Williams won the Pitch This! Competition at the Ottawa International Animation Festival’s TAC with their pitch for the 13 x 22 min. series Somnius. ... Continue Reading →
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Jerry Diaz Appointed VP Distribution at DHX Media

DHX Media has tapped industry vet Jerry Diaz as its new Vice President Distribution, in which role he will have direct responsibility for managing the global sales and distribution ... Continue Reading →
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Thunderbird Appoints Key Execs; Jennifer McCarron Heads Atomic Cartoons

Vancouver-based multiplatform company Thunderbird Entertainment has made a series of key management appointments, including naming Ivan Fecan interim CEO of Thunderbird and promoting ... Continue Reading →