WildBrain Spark

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WildBrain revenue dips 11%, dedicates $25M to growth

The new financing has a special focus on the AVOD business at WildBrain Spark, even though the division’s revenue was down 36% due to COVID-19 and YouTube’s ad changes.

Eric Ellenbogen, CEO & Vice Chair, DHX Media

WildBrain implements cost-saving measures amid COVID-19

The company has reduced senior managerial salaries by 20% and furloughed some employees in its U.K.-based WildBrain Spark division, though its production pipeline remains unaffected.

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WildBrain’s AVOD revenues hit by YouTube rule changes

Since new regulations were introduced that stopped YouTube serving personalized ads on kids content, WildBrain Spark has seen a 40% year-over-year revenue dip.

Steve Manners

WildBrain launches consumer products YouTube program

Led by Steve Manners, the joint effort will combine expertise from the company’s licensing agency and digital distribution platform.