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‘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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →