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Nelvana pacts with Brown Bag, Candy Bear for girl-centric preschool series

One day after announcing its new Camp Yeti series, Nelvana is joining forces with Brown Bag Films and Candy Bear to produce an original series for under-fives, Cozy Island.

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Nelvana pacts with Bob the Builder creator on preschool series

Nelvana is developing a new CG animated series with U.K.-based Abominable Snowman.

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Corus posts higher Q4 income, TV revenues

The broadcaster points to ratings strength in core TV networks.

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Oznoz signs multilingual mega-deal with Nelvana

Online channel Oznoz will bring U.S. viewers over 400 episodes from Nelvana’s vault in Arabic, Hindi, Mandarin, Japanese, French, German and Korean. (From Kidscreen)

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Shaw Media president Paul Robertson dies at 59

The Shaw Media president had a 30-year career in marketing and broadcasting.

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Deals: Lionsgate, Peace Point, D360, Syndicado

Syndicado marks its first theatrical deal in Canada while Distribution360 sells over 130 hours of programming. (Peace Point’s Food Truck Face Off pictured.)

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Int’l territories snap up Nelvana’s butt-fighting comedy

The Day My Butt Went Psycho sells to four new territories following a June 2014 debut on Teletoon.

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Michael Hirsh partners on entertainment finance company

The DHX Media chairman (pictured) is pacting with Jacqueline Kelly and John Vandervelde to offer interim financing and expertise for indie film and TV producers.

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BBC acquires Sidekick animated series

The deal with Nelvana Enterprises will see the first two seasons of the Canadian cartoon head to the U.K.

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Deals: Tricon, IMAX, Nelvana, 9 Story

Nelvana sells more than 340 half-hours to SVOD platforms in the UK and France, while IMAX inks a multi-picture deal with Disney. (BEYBLADE: Shogun Steel pictured)

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Deals: Distribution360, DHX, Nelvana, Raven Banner

Ahead of NATPE, Canadian distributors announce new sales and slates while Raven Banner locks down a deal for supernatural thriller June.

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Canadians unveil flurry of series sales at MIPCOM

Nelvana Enterprises, Muse Distribution International and Bristow Global Media were among the Canadian players unveiling deals on the Croissette.