Posts Tagged ‘canada’

Lawsuit Roundup: “Robinson Curiosite” vs. “Robinson Sucroe”, “Frozen” vs. “Frozen Land”

by Ed Liuon December 26, 2013
The Canadian Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Canadian animator Claude Robinson in a copyright infringement lawsuit against animation firm Cinar over Robinson’s proposal for a cartoon character titled “Robinson Curiosite.” After submitting his proposal to a number of production companies over 20 years ago, Cinar brought the extremely similar show Robinson Sucroe to […]

Disney to Shut Down Pixar Canada Studio

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2013
Variety reports that the Walt Disney Company will be shutting down its branch of Pixar Animation Studios based out of Vancouver, Canada, focusing its animation efforts solely in the main Pixar campus in Emeryville, CA. The studio was originally able to take advantage of tax incentives offered in Vancouver, and the shuttering of the studio […]


Hornet Films Goes Down Under with Australia’s XYZ Studios

by Alex Beanon October 6, 2013
New York-based animation house Hornet Films has entered into a reciprocal partnership with Australian animation house XYZ Studios to produce animated features and commercials for the USA and Australia and New Zealand. Hornet Films is the home of Dan Abdo and Jason Patterson, creators of this year’s Rocket Monkeys television series on Nickelodeon [and which […]

PR: TELETOON’s New Original Series “Camp Lakebottom” Premieres July 4, 2013

by Ed Liuon June 19, 2013
TELETOON Dives Into Summer with New Original Series Camp Lakebottom World Broadcast Premiere on Thursday, July 4 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT (Toronto, Ontario – June 19, 2013) – The Camp Director is a monster, the lake is called Ickygloomy and the oatmeal has a life of its own. But in the eyes of a kid, […]

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PR: “Inspector Gadget” Reboot Tops Off TELETOON Canada’s Latest Original Production Slate

by Ed Liuon June 11, 2013
Inspector Gadget Reboot Tops Off TELETOON Canada’s Latest Original Production Slate TELETOON Canada announces two new original series, Inspector Gadget and Pirate Express, as well as the renewal of four others (Banff, Alberta – June 11, 2013) –TELETOON Canada Inc. today announced its latest original production slate, featuring a brand new CGI version of the […]
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PR: TELETOON Springs Into Action with “Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games”

by Ed Liuon May 30, 2013
TELETOON Springs Into Action with Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games This must-see Scooby-Doo! special airs on Saturday, June 8 at 7 p.m. ET/PT in support of Healthy Me Week 2013 (Toronto, Ontario – May 29, 2013) – Creepy culprits and vengeful villains haunt the Mystery Inc. team in Scooby-Doo! Spooky Games, a half-hour special premiering on TELETOON […]


Study on Cartoon-Watching Reveals Positive Impact on Bonding and Overall Well-Being

by PowerZordon February 4, 2013
A national survey commissioned by classic cartoon network TELETOON Retro and conducted by market research firm, The Strategic Counsel, shows that Canadians view cartoon-watching as a positive experience that facilitates family bonding, fosters well-being and builds memories between kids and parents. These findings counter the common misconception that television is mostly used as babysitting tool […]

PR: TELETOON Goes Bananas with New Original Series “Rocket Monkeys,” Premiering January 10, 2013

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2013
TELETOON GOES BANANAS WITH NEW ORIGINAL SERIES ROCKET MONKEYS A TELETOON Original Production Premiering Thursday, January 10 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT Featuring the voice talents of Mark McKinney and Seán Cullen (Toronto, Ontario, January 3, 2013) – They may not be the brightest monkeys in the universe, but they’re certainly the most entertaining. TELETOON’s newest […]


PR: “DreamWorks Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury” Fires Up Teletoon’s Holiday Lineup

by Ed Liuon December 13, 2012
DREAMWORKS DRAGONS: GIFT OF THE NIGHT FURY FIRES UP TELETOON’S HOLIDAY LINEUP Inspired by the acclaimed DreamWorks Animation film How to Train Your Dragon, this must-see holiday special has its Canadian television premiere on Monday, December 17 at 7 p.m. ET/PT (Toronto, Ontario, December 12, 2012) – Celebrating the holiday season as only dragons can, […]

PR: TELETOON’s Morevember Offers More Laughs, More Thrills, and More Fun All November Long

by Ed Liuon October 31, 2012
TELETOON’S MOREVEMBER OFFERS VIEWERS MORE LAUGHS, MORE THRILLS AND MORE FUN ALL MONTH LONG More premieres, more new episodes, more marathons and more movies flood the TELETOON schedule in November (Toronto, Ontario, October 30, 2012) – It used to be considered one of the most depressing months of the year, but in 2012 TELETOON is transforming November intoMOREvember and turning it into […]