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Photos: World Animation & VFX Summit Hall of Fame Awards

On Tuesday, November 1, Animation Magazine was delighted to honor a few of the brightest stars in the animation and visual effects universe with the 5th Annual World Animation and VFX ... Continue Reading →
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Frederator, Ezrin Hirsh & Rainmaker Merge as Wow! Unlimited

Fred Seibert’s New York-based Frederator Network has been acquired by Canadian animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment (Escape from Planet Earth) in a share purchase deal, forming ... Continue Reading →
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World Animation & VFX Summit Reveals 2016 Hall of Fame Awardees

Animation Magazine has announced its list of 2016 Animation Hall of Fame inductees, who will be celebrated with an Awards Gala held Tuesday, November 1 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the beachside ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Shows Off New Look, New Shows at MIP

Premiere Canadian animation company Nelvana — part of Corus Entertainment — made a splash at MIPCOM, announcing an exciting brand refresh, including a new logo and a slate ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Scores ‘Super Wings’ & Shopkins’ Deals

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has announced new international partners for colorful kids’ brands Super Wings and Shopkins. Super Wings, co-produced by FunnyFlux Ent., Little Airplane ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Inks Multi-Territory Disney Deal for ‘ZhuZhu Pets’

Corus Entertainment’s animation producer-distributor Nelvana has sold multi-territory broadcast and on-demand rights for upcoming kids series Polly and the ZhuZhu Pets to Disney ... Continue Reading →
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‘Thunderbirds Are Go’ Takes Off in Europe

ITV Studios Global Entertainment’s revamped series Thunderbirds Are Go has proven a hit across Europe, drawing strong ratings throughout France, Benelux and the Nordics. To meet ... Continue Reading →
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Corus Toons Up Fall Lineup

Corus Entertainment has unveiled the fall programming lineups for its Canadian kids’ networks, with new fresh titles and new seasons of fan favorites heading to YTV, Treehouse and ... Continue Reading →
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Athena Georgaklis Named Head of Development for Nelvana

Corus Entertainment has appointed established animation executive Athena Georgaklis as Head of Development for production and distribution house Nelvana. Georgaklis will lead the acquisitions ... Continue Reading →
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OIAF Teams with Corus and Toon Boom for ‘Pitch This!’

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) — North America’s leading animation film festival — announces an exciting opportunity for aspiring TV toon creators. ... Continue Reading →