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How to Buy a Baby

CMF invests $3.5M across 16 web series

LoCo Motion Pictures’ How to Buy a Baby and LaRue Entertainment’s True Dating Stories were among the digital projects to receive funding in the latest round.

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Nelvana, Sumitomo join in the name of anime

Together with former Cartoon Network president Stuart Snyder, Corus-owned Nelvana and Japan’s Sumitomo will develop and co-produce original anime properties.

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Nelvana unveils senior management promotions, hires

Among them, Mellany Masterson is returning to the Corus-owned company in the role of VP sales, consumer products and international.

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Corus posts revenue, profit declines in Q1 financials

Slight overall gains in its kids content business and radio advertising were offset by sharper declines in TV ad revenues.

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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.