Wendy Goldman Getzler
CBBC orders more Hank Zipzer
The British children’s channel has ordered a third season of the series, produced by DHX Media in association with Walker Productions and Kindle Entertainment.
DHX taps Richard Rowe to lead global content push
Former Turner and Rowe Media exec Richard Rowe is now director of international acquisitions and coproductions.
Hulu picks up more 9 Story toons
Three animated children’s series from Toronto-based 9 Story Media Group are headed for American SVOD service Hulu.
Nelvana, Sony partner on Hotel Transylvania TV series
Nelvana Studio will develop and produce the series based on the 2012 blockbuster from Sony Pictures Animation. (Upcoming feature Hotel Transylvania 2 pictured.)
Super Wings merchandising program to land in North America
Under a new deal with Seoul, South Korea-based CJ E&M, Nelvana Enterprises will represent the North American merchandise licensing rights for the preschool series.
Teletubbies are back in action – and in CGI
Canada’s DHX Media and U.K.-based Darral Macqueen are producing 60 new episodes of the series for CBeebies in the U.K.
eOne Licensing sets up shop in Australia
The company is set to open a new dedicated office in Melbourne with Con Goutzoulas and Trish Padoin at the helm.
Nerds and Monsters finds home on CiTV
Toronto-based 9 Story Entertainment has sold Slap Happy Cartoons’ animated comedy Nerds and Monsters to U.K. diginet CiTV.
Lionsgate takes Power Rangers to the big screen
A new Power Rangers live-action feature film is in the works thanks to a production partnership between Lionsgate and Saban Brands.
Slugterra primed for big-screen debut
Slugterra: Return of the Elemental, courtesy of Nerd Corps Entertainment, Shout! Factory and Screenvision, will see a limited theatrical release in the U.S. this August.