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DHX Media to Acquire Nerd Corps

DHX Media has announced an agreement to acquire Vancouver-based Nerd Corps Entertainment and its subsidiaries for approximately $57 million — the transaction is expected to be ... Continue Reading →
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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 →