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Rising Stars of Animation

2013’s crop of up-and-coming animators proves there’s still room for originality and inventiveness in the toon landscape.       Graham Annable Graham Annable Co-director, ... Continue Reading →
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Culbert Appointed VP of Production at Mercury Filmworks

Ottawa-based animation studio Mercury Filmworks has hired industry veteran Marianne Culbert to the post of Vice President of Production, joining the Company’s industry-leading ... Continue Reading →
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‘Muppet Movie’ Blu-Ray Arrives on Tuesday

It’s (nearly) the 35th anniversary of James Frawley’s hugely popular feature The Muppet Movie, you know the one in which we find out how Kermit and the rest of the gang ... Continue Reading →
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Dentsu and Nelvana to Produce ‘Chub City’ Series

Dentsu Entertainment, Nelvana and Fuel Ent. are teaming up to produce an animated action comedy TV series based on the popular Chub City brand. The series follows the adventures of ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana, Bridge Direct Partner for Pinkie Cooper

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Enterprises and toy company The Bridge Direct have teamed up for a new line of girls’ fashion dolls (and tie-in digital media projects): Pinkie ... Continue Reading →
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‘Green Lantern’ Supercharges This Week’s DVDs

Maybe it’s because we just sent off our stuffed-with-superheroes Comic-Con issue to the printers–or maybe it’s just because we’re all geeks at heart–but ... Continue Reading →
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Syfy Kids Beams to Asia July ’13

International kids’ channel KidsCo has confirmed that the Syfy Kids programming block will launch in Asia this July. The block is a result of a partnership between KidsCo and Syfy ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana’s ‘Alien Invasion’ to Sneak on YTV

Corus Entertainment’s YTV will sneak peek four back-to-back episodes of Nelvana’s new animated comedy series Oh No! It’s an Alien Invasion on Friday, March 29 beginning at 4 p.m. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mike the Knight’ Is Google U.K.’s Top TV Trender

File this one under the special “Who Knew?” file. Mike the Knight, the CG-animated series from Hit and Nelvana has beaten such heavy-hitters as Showtime’s CIA thriller Homeland ... Continue Reading →
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KidsCo Picks Up Five Nelvana Toons

International children’s channel KidsCo has licensed a slate of new content from Nelvana, including Beyblade, Grossology, Rolie Polie Olie, Jacob Two-Two and Babar. The content acquired ... Continue Reading →