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Growth Spurt

Canada’s deep talent pool, excellent infrastructure and generous tax incentives are fueling a new boom in animation and visual-effects work. Michael Hefferon Few countries as ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Deep’ Co-Pro Trio Finalized

Technicolor, Nerd Corps Entertainment and Australia’s A Stark Production have finalized a co-production partnership for the CG animated series The Deep. The agreement will see ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Bringing ‘Slugterra’ Film to Theaters

Shout! Factory, Screenvision and Nerd Corps Entertainment have teamed up to bring the feature-length original movie Slugterra: Return of the Elementals to theaters across the U.S. The ... Continue Reading →
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Stephen Hawking Develops Kids Cartoon

Nerd Corps Entertainment has begun development on a new computer-animated kids’ series based the George Greenby book series created by Stephen Hawking and his daughter, Lucy Hawking, ... Continue Reading →
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U.K. Studios, Canadian Companies Explore Co-Pros

Pact (Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television), the U.K. trade association for independent film, TV, digital and media producers, has announced that British animation companies ... Continue Reading →
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Nerd Corps.’ ‘Kate and Mim-Mim’ Scores More Sales

Canadian studio Nerd Corps has announced new sales for its first original preschool show Kate and Mim-Mim to Knowledge Network and BBC Kids. The 52 x 11 series will debut on both outlets ... Continue Reading →
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Germany’s YEP!TV to Air Boy-Targeted Toons

From September 4, the new German media company YEP!TV will begin broadcasting children’s and family programing on free-TV channel ProSieben MAXX. The outlet will primarily target ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ BBC’s CBeebies has begun airing 10 new episodes of Karrot Animation‘s 2D animated preschool series Sarah & Duck as of August 12, following its hugely successful debut ... Continue Reading →
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FremantleMedia Releases New ‘Kate & Mim-Mim’ Info

FremantleMedia Kids and Family and Nerd Corps released new information about their upcoming new CG-animated preschool series today. The show, which is titled Kate & Mim-Mim, follows ... Continue Reading →
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A Postcard from Cartoon Connection Canada

This past week, representatives from 140 European and Canadian animation companies gathered in the capital city of Quebec for the third edition of Cartoon Connection Canada. Created ... Continue Reading →