Halifax-based content creator DHX Media strengthens its international team with the appointment of kids’ industry veteran Richard Rowe as Director of International Acquisitions and Co-productions.
Former LAIKA development exec to produce stop-motion JJ Villard series, a children’s series based on the hit selling DIY toy Woolbuddy, and two untitled stopmo and 2D cel animation features.
BRB Internacional’s multi-platform portal AnimaKids.com inaugurates its new channel on Google’s popular website.
New animated kids comedy series created by Mexican director Celso Garcia and Lorena Machuca of Guadalajara-based LUNCH MEDIA integrates zombie and mariachi culture.
Nelvana and Sony Pictures Animation partner to bring ‘Hotel Transylvania’ to the small screen; New series will be developed and produced by Nelvana Studio in Toronto and is slated to launch on air in early 2017.
Taking first place at the North American box office with a $115.2 million debut, Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Despicable Me’ spinoff scores the second-biggest opening weekend of all time for an animated title.
Former Corus Kids executive to lead strategic planning and day-to-day management of the independent studio’s television development and production activities in Canada.
Splash Entertainment’s hit animated series ‘Chloe’s Closet,’ ‘Dive Olly Dive,’ ‘The DaVincibles’ and more are now available on DISH Video-On-Demand.
‘Pokémon The Series: XY’ to air in Nickelodeon’s boys’ action block, with the 19th season premiering in 2016.
Former Light of Day creative director Leo Nguyen joins Carbon VFX with an impressive skillset that spans across art direction, illustration, 3D, motion graphics and editing.
International producer and distributor of television and film content acquires Vancouver-based animation studio Atomic Cartoons.
‘Adventure Time,’ ‘Regular Show,’ ‘Uncle Grandpa,’ ‘Steven Universe’ and ‘Clarence’ all returning for additional seasons.
Next adventure in the Anthology series of ‘Star Wars’ films to focus on how young Han Solo became the smuggler, thief, and scoundrel whom Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi first encountered in the cantina at Mos Eisley.
The newest addition to Humble’s growing Los Angeles office, Lords most recently served as managing director and executive producer at Morgan Spurlock’s commercial production banner, Warpaint.
All six principal voice performers will return for the historic 27th and 28th seasons of ‘The Simpsons,’ with Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria and Harry Shearer back in the roles they’ve inhabited since 1989.
IATSE Animation Guild Local 839 reaches deal on new three-year contract with Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.
Originally broadcast in Japan on Nippon TV, anime series is produced by MADHOUSE and adapted from the groundbreaking sci-fi/horror manga created by Hitoshi Iwaaki.
Third season of ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ featuring 20 new episodes incorporating the show’s trademark charming stories and catchy musical strategies is slated to begin rolling out in 2016.
Universal's ‘Jurassic World’ holds off Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ for the third weekend in a row; Paramount's ‘Terminator Genisys’ sees third place debut with $28.7 million from 3,758 locations.
Mumfie to be redeveloped for TV as a new animated series based upon the characters created for the ‘Magic Adventures of Mumfie.’
Investment firm Fintech Global to build a new 187,000-sq.-meter resort at Lake Miyazawa at a cost of $4.9 million.
Unprecedented deal to see nine DWA series air beginning in October, including ‘Turbo F.A.S.T.,’ ‘All Hail King Julien,’ ‘The Adventures of Puss in Boots’ and ‘Dinotrux.’
Canada's ‘Leon’ to enter the Chinese market in 2016 in partnership with SHIAO Animation; multiplatform strategy to include TV and VOD distribution, publishing, interactive, and licensing and merchandising.