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As the Kidscreen Summit in New York wrapped up, the event celebrated its special awards presentation honoring the year’s best work in children’s television. The Daily Show‘s Samantha Bee did hosting duty, bestowing honors determined by two panels of broadcast executive judges in the Programming and Creative Talent categories. Many [...]
Michael Polis has left his position as president of Wildbrain Entertainment, which is now owned by DHX Media, reports Kidscreen. Polis, who was also the exec VP of branded entertainment and consumer products at DHX Media has ankled his post after six years at Wildbrain. He will continue to work [...]
DHX Media’s W!LDBRAIN Entertainment, together with outreach partners Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM), WTTW Chicago Public Media and research firm Michael Cohen Group, have introduced UMIGO, a new transmedia math property, to ten markets across the U.S. through children’s museums and public TV stations. They were joined on October 4 [...]
Top Canadian producer and distributor DHX Media has taken over all global broadcast and licensing rights of hit preschool show Yo Gabba Gabba!, which is produced by company subsidiary Wildbrain Entertainment. Previously, Zodiak Rights handled the intl. broadcast and licensing rights. Steven DeNure, President and COO of DHX Media said: [...]
Canadian children’s entertainment giant DHX Media will buy rival animation giant Cookie Jar in a deal worth $112 million. Halifax-based DHX Media, which is headed by Michael Donovan, will take over Cookie Jar’s library of over 6,5f00 half hours of programming like Arthur, Caillou and Care Bears by offering 36 [...]
Here’s a real gem freshly plucked from The Hub toon mines! Check out this cute clip of Lil Bat’s morning routine, one of the many animated vignettes from the channel’s upcoming live-action/animated action comedy The Aquabats! Super Show!, which premieres this Saturday at 11 a.m. EST / 8 a.m. PST. [...]
Lizards, toys and classic toons come home on video this week, highlighted by the release of the hit feature film Rango. Directed by Gore Verbinski and starring the voice of Johnny Depp, Rango (Paramount, $30.99 DVD, $40.99 Blu-ray and DVD) arrives with plenty of bonus features, including an alternate ending, [...]
DreamWorks Animation alumnus Andrew Adamson is set to adapt the Dark Horse Comics series Beasts of Burden into a CG-animated feature film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Adamson is set to produce under his Strange Weather Films company with partner Aron Warner and Mike Richardson of Dark Horse Entertainment. Reel [...]
It’s going to be tough to pick from this week’s relatively even batch of animation and visual-effects DVD and Blu-ray releases. The animated releases run the full gamut, from modern kid fare such as Hero 108: Season 1, Vol. 1 (VIZ, $14.97) to more nostalgic releases like Peanuts: Happiness Is … [...]
The Ottawa International Animation Festival’s industry event, the Television Animation Conference or TAC, announces Michael Polis of Wildbrain Entertaiment and Moral Orel creator Dino Stamatopoulos will be the keynote speakers for the 2011 edition. The eighth edition of TAC will begin with a keynote speech by Polis, president of Wildbrain [...]