World Animation Summit: Michael Hirsh Master Class

In the world of animation production few names inspire as much awe and respect as Michael Hirsh, co-founder of Nelvana, Cookie Jar, and current vice chairman of DHX Media and chairman ... Continue Reading →

World Animation Summit: The Business of Show Business

The business model of entertainment has been disrupted, and studios and individuals are seeing that the old way of creating engaging content must change in order to attract the hearts ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Scores Sales for ‘Trucktown,’ ‘Mike the Knight’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana announces new broadcast deals with Discovery Latin America and Societe Radio-Canada (SRC) for two seasons of animated preschool series Trucktown (80 ... Continue Reading →

‘Little Charmers’ Enchants New Broadcasters, Licensees

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has announced three new licensing agents and two new broadcast partners for its magic-themed preschool brand Little Charmers. The enchanting trio will ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Bento Box, Corus Form New Studio

Corus Entertainment and Bento Box Entertainment announce the creation of Bento Box Canada, an animation production company based in Toronto aimed at developing and producing toons targeting ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Nelvana, Oktobor & Playmates Team for ‘Mech Mice’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is partnering with Oktobor Animation and Playmates Toys to develop and produce a CG animated action-comedy series Mech Mice. The producers plan to premiere ... Continue Reading →
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 →