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Kidscreen Unveils 2017 Awards Nominees

The shortlisted finalists for the 2017 Kidscreen Awards, honoring the best in children’s television and digital media, have been announced. Contenders in the Programming, Broadcasting ... Continue Reading →
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Matthew Berkowitz Named Head of Development at Atomic Cartoons

Thunderbird announces the appointment of Matthew Berkowitz as Head of Development at subsidiary Atomic Cartoons. The former Arc Productions exec has been brought onboard to develop ... Continue Reading →
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eOne’s ‘Lost and Found’ Sails to Sprout in US

Entertainment One has secured a broadcast deal for its BAFTA award-winning half-hour film Lost and Found on Sprout in the US. The critically acclaimed animated special will premiere ... Continue Reading →
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TV PinGuim Launching ‘Ping & Pong’ AT MIP

TV PinGuim, the Brazilian animation company behind international hit Fishtronaut, is bringing its newest preschool toon Ping & Pong to the MIP market, as well as a second season ... Continue Reading →
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‘Super Wings’ Takes Flight on Amazon

Streaming service Amazon Prime Video has added Super Wings to its kids’ content offerings in the U.S. this month, thanks to a partnership between New York-based Janson Media and leading ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sydney Sailboat’ Charts Course to Hulu

International preschool co-production Sydney Sailboat has been picked up for streaming on Hulu, where it will launch on September 26. Hulu acquired the exclusive U.S. SVOD rights to ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ollie & Moon Show’ Secures Pan-American Deals

Kids content producer-distributor Federation Kids & Family and its sister production company Cottonwood Media announced two new pre-sales for animated preschool series The Ollie ... Continue Reading →
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Boat Rocker’s Jam Filled Ent. Acquires Arc Assets

Jam Filled Entertainment — a full service Canadian animation company recently acquired by Boat Rocker Media — has purchased the principal assets of recently shuttered Arc ... Continue Reading →
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Jam Filled Eyes Arc Productions Buy

Following the dramatic closure of Toronto animation studio Arc Productions, Jam Filled Entertainment (itself recently acquired as a subsidiary of Boat Rocker Media) has moved to acquire ... Continue Reading →
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Toronto’s Arc Productions Shutters

Toronto animation studio Arc Productions, formerly Starz Animation up until 2011, has halted operations and locked up its offices. CEO Tom Murray stated in a written note to employees ... Continue Reading →