Jeremy Dickson

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Peppa Pig’s presence grows in Asia

STREAMTV

On the strength of stellar ratings in several Asian countries, Entertainment One Licensing has sewn up multiple new deals in the region for Peppa Pig and appointed a new territory manager.



Shaw Rocket Fund announces 2014 winners

FILMFUNDINGTV

Justin Time (pictured) was among the three Canadian projects awarded $25,000 at a gala ceremony held in Ottawa earlier this week.



DHX acquires 117 titles from Echo Bridge Entertainment

TV

On the heels of higher fourth quarter and full-year earnings, DHX Media has claimed full ownership of 117 kids and family titles and distribution rights for 34 titles including successful teen drama Degrassi.



On the set: Calling the Odd Squad

TV

Kidscreen‘s Jeremy Dickson shares his day on the set of Odd Squad, a new series from The Fred Rogers Company and Sinking Ship Entertainment.



Ciwen to manage Justin Time rights in China

TV

Ciwen Media Group has been appointed by Toronto’s Guru Studio to exclusively rep all broadcast, digital, licensing and publishing rights to Justin Time in China.



Victory Arts and TVO craft new preschool series

NEWS

Ottawa-based children’s content creator and producer Victory Arts has joined forces with TVO and Amberwood Entertainment to develop Air Crafters.



The Deep reels in Nerd Corps as coproduction partner

TV

The CGI adaptation of Tom Taylor’s hit graphic novel series The Deep will see Nerd Corps join Australia’s A Stark Production as a coproduction partner. (From Kidscreen)



Gaming Show gets Disney XD commission

TV

In a deal that brings kids’ videogame culture closer to TV audiences, Disney XD has ordered 10 episodes of Gaming Show (In My Parents’ Garage) for the network’s 2014/15 lineup.



Justin Time lands Cafe Press deal and Turkey agent

TV

Toronto’s Guru Studio is extending the global licensing presence of its hit preschool show.



PAW Patrol line hits Toys ‘R’ Us

TV

The new toy line for Spin Master’s PAW Patrol will debut in Toy ‘R’ Us locations across Canad and online on May 18.

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WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014

WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014 - Alumni of the 2014 WIFT-T Media Leadership program, from left: Tashi Bieler, Marcia Douglas, Janice Zolf, CBC Business of Broadcasting Mentorship recipient Courtney Graham, WIFT-T Director of Development Jackie Pardy, Mark Montefiore Credit: Yani Macute