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TAC Panel: Canada’s Female Leaders Discuss Positive Changes and Future Challenges in Animation Business

Some of the top female leaders in the animation industry pointed out both the positive aspects and the challenges of producing content in the...

‘Thomas & Friends’ Welcomes First Autistic Character, Bruno the Brake Car

Mattel, Inc. announced today the introduction of Bruno, the first autistic character in the iconic Thomas & Friends franchise. Mattel Television developed Bruno in collaboration...

Nelvana, Telefilm & YMA Celebrate Canadian Children’s Media Day July 26

Corus Entertainment's Nelvana, together with Telefilm Canada and the Youth Media Alliance, today announced the proclamation of July 26 as the first Canadian Children's...

Northern Star: Nelvana Celebrates 50 Years of Memorable Animation

***This article originally appeared in the June/July '21 issue of Animation Magazine (No. 311)*** If you’re an animation fan, the image of a polar bear...

Sinking Ship, Scott Bros. Tap Nelvana to Distribute ‘Builder Brothers’ Dream Factory’

Leading global kids' entertainment company Sinking Ship Entertainment (Odd Squad, Dino Dana) and international entertainment production company Scott Brothers Entertainment (Property Brothers: Forever Home,...

Canadian Screen Awards: Animation, VFX & Digital Media Nominees

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy) has announced the nominees for the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards in 141 film, television,...

Nickelodeon Upfronts Biggest Animation Slate Ever, New Greenlights, Updates & More

Today's immersive co-viewing event The Nickelodeon Virtual Upfront Show: Bring Your Kids! took attendees on an eye-opening tour across the Nickiverse, outlining what the...

TV Bytes: Kidscreen Debuts & Global Sales News TV Bytes

Animaccord has been tapped by Spin Master Corp. to manage media and licensing representation for the CG animated series Super Dinosaur (26 eps.)...

Mellany Masterson Upped to Head of Nelvana Enterprises

Corus Entertainment announced the appointment of Mellany Masterson as Head of Nelvana Enterprises, effective October 1. With more than 15 years of experience and...

Nelvana Prez Scott Dyer Retiring, Pam Westman to Step Up

Corus Entertainment announced Wednesday the retirement of Scott Dyer as President of Nelvana Limited, effective August 30, 2019, with current Head of Nelvana Enterprises...

Nelvana Signs Raft of Deals for ‘Esme & Roy’

Corus Entertainment’s kids animation studio Nelvana and Sesame Workshop announce sales for the original animated series Esme & Roy to ARD and ZDF’s joint...

Cinedigm Snags Multi-Year Nelvana Library US Rights

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has inked a significant, multi-year home entertainment deal with Cinedigm, awarding the LA-based company DVD and transactional digital rights to more...

‘Sesame Street’, Spin-Offs & Shorts Go North with Nelvana

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has inked a Canadian licensing and broadcasting partnership with Sesame Workshop to bring Sesame Street and Sesame Studios content north, exclusively...

Chinese Hit ‘Super BOOMi’ Going Global with Nelvana

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has snagged global distribution, licensing and merchandising rights outside of Greater China for Super BOOMi -- the hit animated series and...

‘Soft’n Slo Squishies’ Toons Launching on Treehouse Direct

International toy company ORB has teamed up with Nelvana Enterprises to create a series of 10 animated shorts inspired by its top-selling brand Soft’n...

Hybrid Series ‘ReBoot: The Guardian Code’ Premier on Netflix

The new live-action/CG hybrid series ReBoot: The Guardian Code will premiere as a Netflix Original Series worldwide excluding Canada on March 30, and exclusively...

Nelvana Bolsters Senior Management with New Hires, Promotions

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has worked out some management and structural changes to its core team, welcoming a new addition and promoting top talent to...

BLE: Nelvana Strikes Exclusive UK Agreement with FMK

Nelvana Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of Nelvana, has announced a strategic partnership with FremantleMedia Kids & Family (FMK) to represent its products...

‘Ranger Rob’ Gets Season 2 Greenlight

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is celebrating a successful first season of original animated series Ranger Rob with a greenlight for season two, comprising 14 new...

Nelvana Names Three New Senior Management Execs

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is bolstering its senior management team with the appointment of three licensing and entertainment veterans. Joining the kids’ production-distribution outfit are...
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