Alexandra Whyte

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Spin Master taps digital studios EVP

In the newly created role, Fredrik Loving (pictured) will have oversight of the company’s studio in L.A. for games, apps and connected play experiences.

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WildBrain revenue dips 11%, dedicates $25M to growth

The new financing has a special focus on the AVOD business at WildBrain Spark, even though the division’s revenue was down 36% due to COVID-19 and YouTube’s ad changes.

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Guru Studio joins Sesame’s Mecha Builders

The HBO Max spinoff posed a challenge for the prodco, which had to translate the puppets’ soft fluffy aesthetic into a hard metal exterior, says Guru’s Frank Falcone.

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Hear that? Studios get vocal about remote VO solutions

Nelvana and others share how they’re adapting to the limitations of doing voiceover recordings while working from home.

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Spin Master’s COO and CIO step down

Ben Gadbois and Bill Hess have left, while global expansion expert Paul Blom and talent management exec Tara Deakin (pictured) join the toyco’s EVP ranks.

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Cartoon Network, Boomerang crawl on to Lucas the Spider

Fresh TV’s animated show, adapted from a popular YouTube series, has been picked up by the two WarnerMedia broadcasters in a worldwide deal.

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Boomerang EMEA picks up Kingdom Force

The animated preschool series is produced by Industrial Brothers and Boat Rocker Studios, in association with CBC Kids and Radio-Canada.

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Frederator spins-off Bravest Warriors

After garnering 400,000 likes on YouTube, 135 million views on TikTok and 200 million loops of Giphy, the Catbug character is getting his own TV series.

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Broadcasters bite into Book Hungry Bears

Several publishing partners have also boarded the preschool series from Pukeko Pictures, Breakthrough Entertainment and Hengxin Shambala Kids.

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Nelvana president Scott Dyer to retire

Pam Westman has been named the president of the Corus-owned kids company effective Aug. 30, as Dyer retires after more than 20 years with the company.

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Netflix greenlights preschool series from DHX Media, Atomic Cartoons

The streamer’s slate includes CG-animated series like Hello Ninja and DreamWorks Go, Dog. Go!, plus more.

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Polly Pocket locks in new broadcast deals

Universal Kids has picked up season one and a just-greenlit season two of the toy-inspired show from DHX and Mattel.