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Vancouver’s Bardel strengthens Netflix ties

The animation service provider has partnered with Wonderstorm to produce The Dragon Prince for the SVOD.

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Rainbow appoints new Bardel CEO

The service animation company’s Italian parent co has appointed former Sony Pictures Animation producer Rick Mischel to the top job.

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Bardel partners with Rovio to animate Angry Birds TV series

The 30-part series of short episodes comes on the heels of last year’s Angry Birds movie, which grossed approximately USD $350 million worldwide.

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Full speed ahead: 5 key trends driving the Canadian screen industry

From Playback magazine: From mergers and acquisitions to the rise of Canadian feature animation, a look at key trends driving the industry forward.

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Bardel Entertainment acquired by Italy’s Rainbow

The Vancouver-based animation studio will retain its name and management team.

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Bardel pacts with Frank Saperstein on animated projects

The non-exclusive partnership will see the ex-Entertainment One executive (pictured) collaborate with Bardel on select proprietary projects.

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City adds Eva Longoria-starrer Mother Up! to Canadian comedy lineup

The 13-episode primetime animated series is co-produced by Bardel Entertainment and Breakthrough Entertainment (Longoria pictured), and will land on Hulu stateside.