Bardel Entertainment


Vancouver’s Bardel strengthens Netflix ties

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


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.


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.


Bardel Entertainment acquired by Italy’s Rainbow

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

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Bardel and Stella team up for Lah-Lah’s Adventures

The Vancouver-based entertainment co and Australian kids and family co will co-produce preschool series Lah-Lah’s Adventures for CBeebies channels worldwide (except in the U.K.) and Seven Network.


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.


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.


Rainmaker Entertainment names Michael Hefferon as president

The film and TV vet moves over from Vancouver-based animation company Bardel Entertainment, where he was VP business development and exec producer.

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Bardel Entertainment expands to Kelowna, B.C.

The animation studio and production company is adding a new office in B.C.’s Interior, and working on new-talent incubation with Okanagan College.