Kate Calder

Kate is a senior writer for KidScreen, Playback's sister publication.

Contact Kate by sending an email to kcalder@brunico.com

Articles by Kate Calder


Bron Animation opens shop with Mighty Mighty Monsters

TV

B.C.-based prodco and finance group Bron Studios has launched an indie animation studio, with its first project based on the book series written and created by Sean Patrick O’Reilly.



CCI’s Jerry and the Raiders gets the greenlight

TV

The animated series from the Toronto-based TV entertainment prodco is set to air on TVO in Ontario and SRC in Quebec in 2013.



CSC Media Group picks up youth programming in Banff

TV

This Is Daniel Cook is one of the series snapped up by CSC channels.



Teletoon unveils homegrown production slate

NEWS

Teletoon Canada has greenlit five new Canadian original series and has also put an additional five into development, heading into the 2010/11 season.



How to be Indie finds spot on Disney Channel UK

NEWS

Heroic Film Company heads for Brit airwaves



Canada’s Family Channel and Playhouse Disney renew two

NEWS

New eps for series duo on Family Channel and Playhouse Disney Canada



New kids channel from TVA

TV

A new specialty channel, magazine and website targeting preschoolers and their parents is on the way from TVA.



New kids channel from TVA

TVWEB

Yooba to target preschoolers and parents, flanked by magazine and website



Brazil looks to copros

TV

Make sure to wear stretchy pants. That’s just one snippet of friendly advice on conducting business in Brazil from Toronto-based executive producer Tanya Kelen of newly launched Kelen Content.



Nickelodeon set to launch

TV

A Canuck version of kids channel Nickelodeon is headed north via Corus Entertainment and MTV Networks, which have announced plans to launch the 24-hour digital channel on Nov. 2.

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NFB75Anniversary - (Left to right) Tricia Baldwin (Tafelmusik, managing director), Melissa Than (NFB publicist), Tenny Nigoghossian (Luminato, VP of Advancement), Anne-Marie Applin (former NFB board member), and Luisa Frate (NFB Director General - CFO, COO, CTO)

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