Lyndon Ruddy

Around the World with an Animation Career

Sometimes the life of an animator isn’t that different than that of a musician. I’ve spent a lot of my 30-year career moving around North America in what I call The Animation ... Continue Reading →

9 Story Adds Up ‘Peg + Cat’ Sales

9 Story Media Group has secured multiple sales of award-winning animated preschool series Peg + Cat (80 x 12) — which originally debuted on PBS Kids in 2013 and has earned 4 Emmy ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana, Sony Book ‘Hotel Transylvania’ Series

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is developing a new animated TV series based on Sony Pictures Animation’s blockbuster CG feature, Hotel Transylvania. The show will focus on ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Named Exclusive ‘Peppa Pig’ Agent in Canada

Entertainment One (eOne), co-owners and worldwide distributors of global preschool hit Peppa Pig, has named Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana as the property’s exclusive licensing and ... Continue Reading →

Thunderbird Buys Atomic Cartoons

TV and film producer/distributor Thunderbird Films has acquired Vancouver-based Atomic Cartoons — an award winning company and one of North America’s leading animation studios. ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Assembles Partners for ‘Mysticons’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana announces that it has joined forces with Playmates Toys, Nickelodeon and The Topps Company to bring a wholly original girls’ action series ... Continue Reading →

Softline Licensees Cozy Up to ‘Little Charmers’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has signed on five industry-leading softline licensees to its growing roster of partners for the CG preschool series Little Charmers, which follows ... Continue Reading →

Super RTL Picks Up Nelvana’s ‘Trucktown’

Nelvana’s CGI animated boys preschool series Trucktown is heading later this year to Super RTL, Germany’s leading children’s broadcaster. The series made its world premiere on ... Continue Reading →

Oznoz to Stream Splash Series in Multiple Languages has struck a deal with Splash Entertainment that makes Oznoz the host of Chloe’s Closet, Dive Olly Dive, Cosmic Quantum, Pet Alien, ToddWorld and The DaVincibles in ... Continue Reading →

News Bytes: eOne, ‘Powerpuff’ Toys, ‘G-Fighters’ and More

Jillianne Reinseth has been appointed VP creative affairs for eOne Family, effective March 2. Based in Toronto, Reinseth will lead creative affairs for eOne Family and oversee linear ... Continue Reading →