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Nelvana greenlights D.N.Ace

The original animated series, created by Matt Wexler, mixes fact with science fiction and is headed to Teletoon in Canada.

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Corus, Discovery Kids pact on new prodco

Based in Canada, the new venture will produce linear and digital children’s content for global delivery.

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DHX adds Jerry Diaz as VP distribution

The former Nelvana exec will lead the Halifax-based company’s global sales team.

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Ranger Rob makes U.S. debut on Sprout

Corus-owned Nelvana has signed a deal with NBCUniversal to bring the toon’s first and second seasons to viewers in the States.

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Revenues, profits up for Corus in Q3

Subscriber gains in its TV business helped the Toronto media co on its way to posting consolidated revenues of $461.1 million in its latest financial report.

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Playster acquires 350 episodes of Nelvana content

The Montreal-based streaming service picked up eight children’s series, including Babar and Rupert, as it continues to bolster its content library.

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Ranger Rob gets season two greenlight

A new line of consumer products is being prepped to accompany the 14-episode second season.

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In Brief: Deluxe adds VP of sales

Christa Tazzeo Morson joins the Toronto post-production studio, and more news.

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Nelvana signs raft of cross-platform deals

Amazon UK and Cinedigm are among the new VOD, linear-TV and in-flight entertainment partners for shows like Backyardigans.

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Cameras roll on Reboot: The Guardian Code

The reimagined version of the classic YTV series is produced by Vancouver’s Mainframe Studios.

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Deals: A71, IndieCan, Blue Ant, Motion 58

Deals heat up at the Whistler Film Festival, Blue Ant sells more than 500 hours of content across Asia-Pacific, plus more from Raven Banner, Nelvana and Sinking Ship.

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Deals: eOne, Raven Banner, Corus

Private Eyes sets its sights abroad with a raft of international deals, Raven Banner acquires three Canadian features, plus more deals.