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"Kate & Mim-Mim" to Premiere on Disney Junior on December 19, 2014

by Ed Liuon December 17, 2014
NEW ANIMATED PRESCHOOL SERIES, KATE & MIM-MIM, SET TO PREMIERE ON DISNEY JUNIOR ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19TH AT 8:00 PM ET/PT Join the Adventures of Fearless Kate and her Toy Bunny, Mim-Mim, in New TV Show Created by Award-Winning Husband and Wife Team and Inspired by their Family Burbank, December 16, 2014 – This holiday […]
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Canada's DHX Media to Acquire Nerd Corps

by Ed Liuon December 2, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter covers DHX Media’s acquisition of the Nerd Corps animation studio and its library of 11,000 half-hours of kids’ content for $57 million. The acquisition will add shows like Slugterra, League of Super Evil, and Storm Hawks to DHX’s media library, and will place Nerd Corps co-founder Asaph Fipke and president Ken Faier […]

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Toonzone Interviews Asaph Fipke, Supreme Commander of Nerd Corps, on the "Slugterra" Movies

by Ed Liuon August 20, 2014
Asaph “Ace” Fipke bills himself as the Supreme Commander of Nerd Corps, the Vancouver-based animation studio, and the whimsy in job title carries over into their TV shows. A child actor whose father was in show business as well, Fipke began college at the University of BC, but dropped out in favor of the Vancouver […]

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Review: "Slugterra: Ghoul from Beyond" Doesn't Go Too Far

by Ed Liuon June 13, 2014
Slugterra: Ghoul from Beyond is a mildly disappointing effort in the Slugterra franchise for a few different reasons. Despite its billing as “the first Slugterra movie,” a short running time and average production values makes it look like just a two-part episode of the TV show. It’s also saddled with a drawn out and padded […]

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Nerd Corps and Prof. Stephen Hawking Developing Animated Series

by Ed Liuon May 7, 2014
Variety reports that Prof. Stephen Hawking and Nerd Corps Entertainment are developing a new animated series based on the George Greenby series of books written by Hawking and his daughter Lucy Hawking. The series will focus on the title character, an 11-year old boy, and his best friend Annie Bellis and their supercomputer-with-an-attitude Cosmos, as […]

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Review: "Slugterra: Heroes of the Underground" - Best Slugs Yet

by Ed Liuon March 7, 2014
After a disappointing installment in Slug Power, Slugterra returns to form with its newest DVD from Shout! Factory, Slugterra: Heroes of the Underground. By now, I suppose it’s pointless to complain that Slugterra is a show that would be much better served by season sets, or at least a few more episodes per disc than […]
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Canadian Animators and Broadcasters Seeking UK Partners (and Tax Breaks)

by Ed Liuon February 24, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter notes a trip by several Canadian animation studios and broadcasters to the United Kingdom, seeking opportunities for co-productions that can take advantage of British animation skills, creativity, and newly implemented tax breaks for high-end TV and animated productions. Animation studios making the trip include Atomic Cartoons, Big Bad Boo, DHX Media, Eaglecliff […]