23rd April 2012

DHX Media Signs Rastamouse Magazine Licence

dhx mediaDHX Media Ltd. is pleased to announce it has signed a licence agreement with Immediate Media for the UK magazine rights of Rastamouse, its hit preschool property currently airing in the UK on CBeebies and the BBC’s internet viewing platform, iPlayer. Read the rest of this entry »

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5th April 2012

Because We All Like A Good Zombie Flick

mini-orbyThere is more than immediately meets the eye in this 2006 VFS 3D Animation & Visual Effects program student film by Jonathan O. Yaber, which is why it’s our video pick of the day. Well that, and it’s got zombies… Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd April 2012

DHX Media Licenses New Series Into Five Territories

dhx mediaDHX Media Ltd. has made five international sales of its new, animated preschool show Monster Math Squad.  Monster Math Squad was commissioned by CBC and SRC and will launch in Canada this spring.  The new international broadcast partners include Discovery Kids Latin America, HOP! in Israel, Korea’s EBS, Astro in Malaysia and Now in Hong Kong. Read the rest of this entry »

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27th March 2012

Multi-Territory Deal Garnered For Olive The Ostrich By Distribution360

distribution360Distribution360 has announced a multi-territory deal for the Blue-Zoo-produced preschool series Olive the Ostrich (52 x 5’) to air on Nick Jr. Channels across Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Olive the Ostrich is owned, created, and produced by Blue-Zoo in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd March 2012

Darth Maul To Appear In Final Episodes of Clone Wars Season Four

teletoonEveryone thought he was dead. But in the final two episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars season four, it will be revealed that Darth Maul (Sam Witwer) is very much alive. Making his highly anticipated return in the episode airing on Friday, March 9 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT, Darth Maul also features prominently in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars season four finale on Friday, March 16 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. Read the rest of this entry »

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21st February 2012

Toronto Animation Arts Festival International Announces An Evening With Don Hertzfeldt

taafiThe Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI) has just announced an evening with cult animator and Academy Award nominee, Don Hertzfeldt, including a screening of his latest film, It’s Such a Beautiful Day on March 5th at The Royal Cinema. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th February 2012

Rastamouse Licensed For Second Season By CBeebies

dhx mediaDHX Media Ltd is pleased to announce that its hit stop-motion animated preschool property Rastamouse has received an order for a second season from the BBC’s “CBeebies” children’s channel, after scoring high ratings on the channel and proving hugely popular with UK preschool audiences, their parents and licenses. Read the rest of this entry »

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16th February 2012

Disney XD Brings Lab Rats to Life

disneyxdAstral’s Disney XD enters the world of bionic beings with the series premiere of Lab Rats on Monday, March 12 at 3 p.m. ET. The live-action comedy series follows 14-year-old Leo and his newfound “siblings,” a trio of super-human teens, who together learn to navigate a typical high school with not-so-typical bionic glitches. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd February 2012

Digital Domain Recruiting Events

digital domainWith the opening of its new studio in Florida, Digital Domain is on the lookout for exceptional talent. Recruiters will be visiting Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver (as well as several locations across the USA). The Legend of Tembo is currently in pre-production at the brand new Tradition Studios, a state-of-the-art, 120,000 square foot facility in South Florida. Some of the job openings require immediate placement, while others need to be filled by summer and fall. On a side note, Digital Domain also has several career positions open in its Vancouver studio. Read the rest of this entry »

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15th December 2011

NFB Announces Hothouse 8 Program For Emerging Animators

nfbGot an idea for an animation project created with new technologies? For its eighth year, the National Film Board of Canada’s Hothouse program is issuing a call for submissions for emerging animators across Canada, one that will feature an emphasis on digital technologies and a Genie-winning animator as mentoring director. Read the rest of this entry »

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