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Kevin Smith and WildBrain to develop original Green Hornet animated series

WildBrain has teamed up with the renowned filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor, Kevin Smith to develop an original animated series based on the superhero franchise Green Hornet. The new animated series will target a  family audience and feature classic Green Hornet elements that fans know and love, including his ultra high-tech …

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WildBrain Spark to manage growth of pre-school brand Shimajiro for English-speaking market

WildBrain Spark – the digital media division of WildBrain – has been appointed by Benesse Corporation to manage the English-language channel and content for its popular edu-tainment pre-school brand, Shimajiro on YouTube. Shimajiro is an educational character and learning buddy famous across Asia. Under the new partnership, WildBrain Spark will …

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WildBrain Spark supports Turn on the Subtitles campaign with dedicated YouTube channel for kids’ literacy

WildBrain Spark has launched a new dedicated channel of subtitled premium content for kids on its YouTube network in support of the Turn on the Subtitles literacy campaign. The initiative is part of a move to improve children’s literacy by meeting them where they spend their downtime. The TOTS initiative …

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WildBrain Spark appoints new vice president and head of US advertising sales

WildBrain Spark, the digital media division of  the independent kids’ and family entertainment units, WildBrain has named Charles Gabriel its new vice president and head of US advertising sales. Gabriel brings over 15 years of experience in digital advertising to the role aimed at expanding WildBrain’s digital AVOD sales efforts …

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Steve Manners named VP of business development at WildBrain CPLG and WildBrain Spark

WildBrain has appointed Steve Manners to drive a new business development initiative designed to help licensors and content creators reach consumer audiences through YouTube. In the newly created role, Manners will work with clients to build brand management programmes that leverage the blended expertise of WildBrain’s established consumer products licensing …

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DHX Media rebrands as WildBrain as it appoints new CEO

DHX Media has undergone a company wide rebranding under the name WildBrain following the appointment of Eric Ellenbogen as its new chief executive officer and vice chair. Both mark a big move for the company, who has already begun rolling out the rebrand, as both land as DHX (now WildBrain) …

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Moominvalley is ramping up YouTube content with WildBrain

The digital kids’ network and studio, WildBrain has been selected to develop a global YouTube strategy for Moomonvalley, the new animated adaptation of Tove Jansson’s classic Moomin book series. As the first new Moomins series in almost 30 years, Moominvalley brings Jansson’s characters to a new audiences through its 3D …

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Headstart taps WildBrain to manage Best Furry Friends toy brand on YouTube

The kids’ network and studio, WildBrain has been appointed by Headstart International Pty Ltd. to manage the Best Furry Friends – or BFF – toy brand on YouTube. Under the deal, WildBrain will employ its expertise in content and channel management on YouTube to grow the global audience for BFF …

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