For the first time, Hothouse animators will be able to work with NFB’s Oscar-winning Animation Studio via their closest NFB production center.
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New 60,000 square-foot animation studio under construction in Vancouver is slated for completion in December 2016.
Twelve animated shorts are selected to screen in competition, including ‘Bob Dylan Hates Me,’ ‘A Coat Made Dark,’ ‘Deer Flower,’ ‘Edmond,’ ‘Glove,’ ‘The Grandfather Drum,’ ‘The Itching,’ ‘Life Smartphone,’ ‘Limbo Limbo Travel,’ ‘Pombo Loves You,’ Shiny’ and ‘Waves '98.’
Disney Junior launches with the network premiere of ‘The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar’ and brand new series ‘Goldie & Bear.’
Canadian animation studio employs 650 artists across three divisions, working with companies such as Nickelodeon, DreamWorks Animation, Disney, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network and Adult Swim.
New dialog-free 2D animated series from French production company Studio Hari follows the adventures of Grizzy the bear and a pesky tribe of Lemmings as they attempt to co-exist in a forest ranger’s house in the Canadian wilderness.
Located in in British Columbia’s downtown Kelowna, new animation studio provides services for a diverse slate of partners including DreamWorks Animation, Nickelodeon, Disney, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network and Adult Swim.
Canadian preschool channel Treehouse acquires second season to the Emmy-winning series, while Germany’s Super RTL and France’s Canal+ Family and Piwi+ picks up an additional 40 episodes of season one.
Hosted by comedians Bart Batchelor and Chris Nielsen, new series is a compilation of comedy shorts sourced from independent Canadian animation teams.
The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International now accepting online submissions for animated shorts, feature films, commercials, game trailers and motionography.
Daniel D. McClure Named President & COO of newly-reorganized company; CW Media Finance makes long-term commitment to Bron Media.
Montreal-based 2D animation producer Toondraw Productions launches its first animated television series, ‘YaYa & Zouk,’ set to air on Radio-Canada and Yoopa starting in September.
DHX Media and DreamWorks Animation-owned AwesomenessTV enter into an original development and production agreement with content to air on Family Channel in Canada.
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.
Japanese animated feature ‘Miss Hokusai,’ winner of the Jury Award at Annecy 2015 from director Keiichi Hara and Production I.G., and Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’ set to open Fantasia 2015.
International producer and distributor of television and film content acquires Vancouver-based animation studio Atomic Cartoons.
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.
James Marsden, Thomas Middleditch, Rosario Dawson, Alfred Molina, Nathan Fillion, Jane Krakowski, Rob Riggle, Craig Robinson and Will Sasso lend voices to Canadian studio’s first animated feature film.
Second series will see 52 new 11-minute episodes set for delivery in 2016, with 60-minute special set to follow in 2017; new ‘Bob the Builder’ shorts set to launch on YouTube in August 2015.
Deadline for submissions to the annual Independent Animation Showcase is May 15; Psychedelic Anijam submissions will be accepted until May 29.
Michelle Melanson Cuperus is promoted to Executive Producer; Emmy-winning producer Susie Grondin is hired as Supervising Producer.
Co-production from Korea’s Redrover and Canada’s ToonBox Entertainment is bringing the festivities to tablet maker Fuhu’s line of nabi tablets.
New deals for series created by Brad Peyton are signed across Europe, Latin America, Australia and the Middle East.