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29th May 2015

Disney XD Gives Phineas And Ferb The Ultimate Send-Off

disneyxdWith 104 days of summer vacation right around the corner, Disney XD bids farewell to Phineas and Ferb, the greatest backyard adventurers of all time, with a 37-hour marathon featuring every episode ever from the fan-favourite series. Kicking off at the crack of dawn on Saturday, June 13 at 6 a.m. ET, fans can relive the stepbrothers’ greatest summer escapades, Candace’s biggest brother-busting attempts and the infamous rivalry between Perry the Platypus and Dr. Doofenschmirtz. The marathon culminates with the hour-long series finale on Sunday, June 14 at 7 p.m. ET. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th April 2015

BC Rolls Out The Red Carpet For Creative Industry Week

bc createsThis week British Columbia is celebrating the multiple sectors that make up B.C.’s vibrant and flourishing creative industry, which develops international markets, produces highly skilled and valued jobs, and attracts some of the country’s most talented workforce. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th March 2015

The Fiercest Most Powerful Princess In The Universe Comes To Disney XD

disneyxdWands that shoot rainbows, dimension cutting scissors and a flying pony head are just three of the out-of-this-world accessories Princess Star Butterfly is bringing to Disney XD when the animated adventure series Star vs. The Forces of Evil premieres. Debuting as a special one-hour episode on Monday, April 6 at 6 p.m. ET, the quirky comedy follows Star Butterfly, a teen princess from another dimension who, after receiving an all-powerful magic wand for her 14th birthday, is sent to Earth to live with the Diaz family and their responsible son, Marco. The zany new series debuts as part of Easter Monday’s Animation Domination and is preceded by the mid-season finale of fan-favourite series Gravity Falls. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th March 2015

TAAFI Announces Animation Job Fair

taafiThe Toronto Animation Arts Festival International  (TAAFI) is pleased to announce the 2015 TAAFI Animation Job Fair to be held on May 2 at George Brown College – Waterfront Campus. This free to attend, animation recruitment event is targeted at connecting top studios with animation, visual effects and gaming job seekers from across the GTA and across Ontario, in a turn-key, highly promoted event designed to make jobs happen! Read the rest of this entry »

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17th February 2015

New Support For BC Film And Interactive Digital Media

Province of BCBritish Columbia is expanding the Digital Animation or Visual Effects tax credit to post-production activities, and extending the Interactive Digital Media tax credit to 2018, Minister of Finance Michael de Jong announced today with the introduction of Balanced Budget 2015. As promised, the Digital Animation or Visual Effects (DAVE) tax credit will apply to labour expenditures on eligible post-production activities for productions where principal photography begins on or after March 1, 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd December 2014

Vancouver’s Nerd Corps Acquired By DHX Media

dhx mediaDHX Media, a key player internationally in the creation of content for families and children, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Vancouver-based Nerd Corps Entertainment Inc. and its subsidiaries for approximately $57 million. The transaction is anticipated to close by December 24, 2014. The acquisition increases DHX’s operating leverage, adding Nerd Corps’ animation studio in Vancouver, which features five lines of production, as well as Nerd Corps’ interactive apps, gaming expertise, and licensing opportunities with Nerd Corps’ brands. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2014

TELETOON December 2014 Programming Highlights

teletoonSnow Whaaat?! Tis the season for all types of awesome holiday themed specials and movies starting Monday, December 15 with a marathon of Ice Age movies starting at 7 p.m. ET/PT.  Then after the holidays, tune into TELETOON for continuing new episodes and marathons of fan-favourite shows. Celebrate retro-style as TELETOON Retro brings the best of the classics in holiday form, and Teletoon At Night believes that laughter is the best gift of all! Watch brand new holiday themed episodes of American Dad and Family Guy on Thursday, December 18 and 25 beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st November 2014

SIGGRAPH 2015 Call For Submissions Now Open

siggraph 2014SIGGRAPH 2015 invites you to showcase your expertise and unique technical and creative skills during the 42nd International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 9-13 August 2015 in Los Angeles. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th November 2014

Sofia The First: The Curse Of Princess Ivy Premieres November 29 On Disney Junior

Disney JuniorA spell is cast over Disney Junior this November with the premiere of the one-hour animated special Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy. Debuting Saturday, November 29 at 6 p.m. ET the star-studded family event features the voice of film, television and Broadway actress Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect) as the wicked Princess Ivy, who is set out to rule Enchancia, as well as Mandy Moore, who reprises her role as Rapunzel from Disney’s Tangled. In anticipation of the exciting adventure, Disney Junior will be playing Classic Disney Princess-themed episodes of Sofia the First from November 24 – November 28 at 6 p.m. ET daily. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th November 2014

Disney Junior Canada Commissions Third Season Of Emmy-Nominated Preschool Series Justin Time

Disney JuniorDisney Junior has ordered a third season of the popular Canadian preschool series Justin Time from Guru Studio. The imaginative adventure show follows three friends as they travel to historical places and will see season three air exclusively on Disney Junior Canada’s English- and French-language channels in 2016. Production on the latest installment of the animated series, which includes
26 x 11-minute episodes, begins next month. Read the rest of this entry »

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