Jeremy Dickson

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Former eOne, Nick execs join Epic Story

Ken Faier has tapped Jessica Labi and David Sztoser to run his content company’s distribution and licensing business, respectively.

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Representation report card: Where kids content is failing

A new study analyzing North American kids TV has found the percentage of female non-human characters is very low, and it’s not much better behind the camera.

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Netflix gets Unlisted

The SVOD is co-commissioning the Aquarius Films series with ABC Australia, with Sinking Ship signed on to finance and distribute the series worldwide.

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9 Story to distribute 230 hours of Scholastic content

Amid the current reboot craze, 9 Story’s distribution arm has picked up Clifford the Big Red Dog and The Baby-Sitter’s Club series from the publisher.

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Wattpad to expand footprint in India

In partnership with investment firm Times Bridge, the self-publishing platform aims to deepen its work with writers in the market.

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Disney, Netflix unleash more Air Bud content

The Vancouver-based prodco is readying its first TV series, Pup Academy, for Disney Channel in the U.S., and struck a deal with Netflix on a new movie.

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9 Story to walk Clifford around the world

The company has been appointed as the global distributor for Scholastic Entertainment’s revamped Clifford The Big Red Dog series.

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DHX closes Peanuts minority stake sale

The deal sees Sony Music Entertainment Japan buy 49% of the media co’s 80% interest in the Peanuts brand for $235.6 million in cash.

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Cottonwood teams with Sarah Haasz

The former Family Channel exec has been tapped to help develop the French prodco’s growing North American slate of live-action and animated series.

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Bristow Global Media ups Daniel Bourre

As the prodco looks to expand its kids content slate, its appointed the former TVO producer as EP, Kids.

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Montreal’s Oasis to expand 2D operations

Having secured a $3.3-million investment, the Montreal studio will produce new seasons of Arthur and Kulipari, and double its workforce.

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Headspinner to recharge Frightenstein kid classic

Co-founders Michelle Melanson and Ken Cuperus discuss the Toronto company’s first rights acquisition.