Ryan Tuchow

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Netflix picks up new Spin Master series

Mighty Express marks the first time the Toronto-headquartered company has launched a series directly via a streaming service.

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Beach House Pictures adopts Neopets

The virtual pet brand, which has more than 75 million players online, is coming to screen thanks to a partnership between the Blue Ant studio and JumpStart Games.

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WildBrain lines up new LGBTQ+ series

Longtime development exec Mike Vogel is sitting in the creator’s chair for the first time with Princess Alexander, a story inspired by his childhood.

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Relish Interactive acquires Rocket Cartoons

Toronto-based Relish is looking to grow its in-house animation capabilities with the new studio.

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Sinking Ship grows international sales team

Former GRB Studios exec Mehmet Gunduz joins the prodco in a newly created position as Sinking Ship looks to build out its distribution business.

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Nelvana sings with first musical shorts

Amid a year of experimentation, the prodco produced Toon Bops for the Corus-owned Treehouse linear and YouTube channels.

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YMA awards two new Andra Sheffer winners

The organization also revealed that Tele-Quebec’s Marysol Charbonneau, TFO’s exec Nadine Dupont and Little Engine Moving Pictures’ Maria Kennedy have joined its board of directors.

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Wow!-owned Frederator doubles down on eBooks

After seeing growth in its kid-focused publishing division, the company is launching 13 new titles, and plans to double its library to 100 books in 2020.

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Hulu, YTV pick up The Hardy Boys

Production is underway on Nelvana’s upcoming teen-skewing mystery reboot, with the series set to launch in the U.S. and Canada in 2020.

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Boat Rocker taps new SVP of global kids sales

Former VP of global sales Gia DeLaney will lead worldwide distribution for the company’s kids & family shows.

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Atomic Cartoons grows exec team at Ottawa outpost

In his new role as studio creative director, David Gerhard will oversee projects created for NBCUniversal as the U.S. conglomerate ramps up production on its pipeline of originals.

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DHX sends Snoopy to space in Apple TV+ original

The new animated series from DHX Media will premiere exclusively on Apple’s new SVOD in the fall.