Nerd Corps Entertainment

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eOne Family names Jillianne Reinseth VP of creative affairs

The former Nerd Corps exec will be based in Toronto and steps into the new role on March 2.

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DHX acquisition of Nerd Corps closes

The deal sees successful kids properties such as Slugterra (pictured) come under the DHX umbrella.

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DHX Media acquires Nerd Corps for $57 million

Nerd Corps co-founder Asaph Fipke and president Ken Faier will join the Halifax-based kids and family content producer. (Nerd Corps series Endangered Species pictured)

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Shaw Rocket Prize names 2014 finalists

The nine finalists for the 2014 Shaw Rocket Prize include 9 Story’s preschool property Peg + Cat (pictured) and Nerd Corps’ Slugterra.

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The Deep reels in Nerd Corps as coproduction partner

The CGI adaptation of Tom Taylor’s hit graphic novel series The Deep will see Nerd Corps join Australia’s A Stark Production as a coproduction partner. (From Kidscreen)

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Nerd Corps partners with Hawkings on TV series

The prodco has joined forces with theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and his daughter, author Lucy Hawking, to bring their children’s book series to TV.

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Slugterra primed for big-screen debut

Slugterra: Return of the Elemental, courtesy of Nerd Corps Entertainment, Shout! Factory and Screenvision, will see a limited theatrical release in the U.S. this August.

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Animation trade forum explores U.K.-B.C. copros

In the wake of the U.K.’s new animation tax credit, animators and broadcasters representing B.C. and the U.K. will meet this month in London and Manchester.

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Deals: Peace Point, Nerd Corps, Mongrel

In sales and acquisitions this week, Peace Point sells lifestyle titles internationally, while Mongrel picks up Canadian rights to Liza Johnson’s Loveship (pictured).

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Slugterra heads to China in wide-ranging deal

Nerd Corps’ boy-skewing action property will launch in China through a deal between the Vancouver animation studio and Beijing, China-based Ciwen Media Group.

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Licensing deals abound for Slugterra brand

The boy-skewing action property from Vancouver-based Nerd Corps Entertainment is the focus of new international licensing deals as the company looks to explore additional product and promotional opportunities.

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Slugterra finds momentum in Latin America

As Nerd Corps’ Slugterra brand picks up the pace in the U.K., the boy-skewing property is now the focus of a top-performing iOS app and new licensing deals across Central and South America.