Somnius

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 →
Jerry Diaz

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 →
Jennifer McCarron

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 →
Owl & Cloud

Ottawa Animation Fest Opens Pitch Contest

North America’s top toon fest, the Ottawa International Animation Festival, has opened submissions for the 2017 Pitch THIS! competition, presented in partnership with Corus Entertainment’s ... Continue Reading →
Mysticons

Fight Like a Girl! Nickelodeon Dates Premiere for Nelvana’s ‘Mysticons’

A world of magic, myth and adventure is about to unfold as Nickelodeon readies for the premiere of Mysticons on Monday, August 28 at 4 p.m. ET/PT. The new half-hour animated action ... Continue Reading →
Ranger Rob

Nelvana’s ‘Ranger Rob’ Makes US Camp on Sprout

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has inked a deal with NBCU’s Universal Kids network Sprout to bring the animated preschool series Ranger Rob to screens across the US. Seasons one ... Continue Reading →
Greg De Winter

Greg De Winter to Head Production for WOW!’s Rainmaker

WOW! Unlimited Media has appointed Greg De Winter as Director of Production & Planning for its Rainmaker Studios — one of the business’ core companies along with Mainframe ... Continue Reading →
Ranger Rob

‘Ranger Rob’ Gets Season 2 Greenlight

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is celebrating a successful first season of original animated series Ranger Rob with a greenlight for season two, comprising 14 new episodes. Over the ... Continue Reading →
Hotel Transylvania: The Series

‘Hotel Transylvania: The Series’ Debuts on Disney June 25

It’s official: Hotel Transylvania: The Series has set its Disney Channel premiere for Sunday, June 25 at 8 p.m.ET/PT. The 26 x 22 min. series is based on the blockbuster film ... Continue Reading →
Babar

Nelvana Toons Score Raft of VOD, Linear & In-Flight Deals

Corus Entertainment’s world-class kids’ content producer-distributor Nelvana has secured a range of new partnerships for several of its key animated series, plus live-action titles. ... Continue Reading →