Mercury Filmworks

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In brief: Canadians get Peabody noms, New York tax credit renewed

Plus: Toronto distributor Juice Worldwide expands into post-production services and CBC Gem unveils a new partnership.

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In Brief: Giant Little Ones wins best int’l film at Goteborg fest

Plus: Mercury Filmworks copro Hilda wins a trio of prizes at this year’s Annie Awards and more.

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In Brief: WIFT-V winners, Canadian shorts; Ganatra’s Sundance record

Canada gets the spotlight in French short film fest, WIFT-V names From Our Dark Side Winners and Canadian director Nisha Ganatra makes a splash in Utah.

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Mercury Filmworks promotes key execs

Chantal Ling has been upped to VP, original series and coproductions, while Jefferson Allen is now VP studio operations.

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Mercury Filmworks, Cartoon Saloon launch Irish studio

The Canadian and Irish companies have launched Lighthouse Studios, a new Kilkenny-based prodco expected to create 140-plus jobs in the next three years.

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Bell Fund distributes $3.5M across 27 projects

Shaftesbury and Radical Sheep are among the recipients of production funding in the latest Bell Fund round.

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Mercury Filmworks to launch Dublin animation studio

Former Teletoon Canada executive Alan Gregg will return to his native Ireland to head up Mercury Filmworks Europe.

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Marianne Culbert joins Mercury Filmworks

The former Nelvana executive becomes VP of production at the animation studio.

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Tricon launches kids division, goes Wildernuts

The Toronto-based production and distribution company marks the launch of its kids and family division with the acquisition of Kavaleer Productions’ new animated preschool series (pictured).

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Tricon Films, Mercury Filmworks develop Go Away Unicorn! series

The animated kids series will be based on the popular children’s book by writer/illustrator Emily Mullock.

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Teletoon Canada gets hands on Atomic Puppet

Ottawa-based Mercury Filmworks and Paris-based Technicolor have struck a development deal with Teletoon Canada for the animated comedy TV series Atomic Puppet.

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Mercury Filmworks, Technicolor to co-produce new animated kids series

The Ottawa-based animation studio with Technicolor will co-develop and co-produce new boy-skewing, 2D-animated series Atomic Puppet.