Nelvana inks raft of SVOD deals
Corus Entertainment-owned Nelvana has sold more than 800 episodes of content from its kids animated and live-action library to multiple SVOD services around the world.
Disney Channels Asia takes Numb Chucks’ second season
Toronto’s 9 Story Media Group has licensed the second season of its slapstick toon Numb Chucks to Disney Channels across Asia.
DHX inks broadcast, VOD deals for Endangered Species
Halifax-based DHX Media has secured seven international broadcast and VOD deals for its 52 x 11-minute animated comedy Endangered Species.
Dr. Lynn Oldershaw departs Kids’ CBC
The production exec for preschool programming is no longer with the broadcaster.
DHX reports Q1 revenues up, plus new SVOD deals in China
New digital platform deals and global expansion contribute to growth at the company, as it also announces two new non-exclusive content deals in China.
Yeti Farm Creative expands into original digital-first productions
B.C. animation house Yeti Farm Creative has moved into a brand-new state-of-the-art studio and has launched a digital-first animation production and distribution division called YetiLABS.
Geraldine Laybourne joins 9 Story board
Laybourne held executive positions at Nickelodean and Disney, and is currently chairman and co-founder of kids tech company Kandu.
Kids’ CBC greenlights Randi Zuckerberg’s Dot.
Dot., a 52 x 11-minute animated TV series, is based on the debut children’s book from bestselling author, digital lifestyle expert and entrepreneur Randi Zuckerberg.
Trucktown and Mike the Knight reach new audiences
Nelvana sells preschool series Trucktown to Discovery Latin America, while hit series Mike the Knight is growing its distribution in French Canada and LatAm.
9 Story inks Wild Kratts deals in Australia
9 Story Media Group’s animated series Wild Kratts has landed Australian deals across broadcast, home video and toys.