Arc Productions


Boat Rocker kids prodco buys Arc assets

In the same month it was acquired by Boat Rocker Media, Canadian toon studio Jam Filled Entertainment has bought the assets of recently closed compatriot Arc Productions. The deal, financial terms of which were not disclosed, sees service firm Arc’s principle assets and projects move over to Jam Filled, which is based in Ottawa. Arc, […]

Canuck toon studio headed for bankruptcy

Canadian animation studio Arc Productions is set to go into receivership amid “significant financial difficulties”. The Toronto-based company is best known for work on Matt Hatter Chronicles and Gnomeo & Juliet, but has suffered a liquidity crisis. A court called in Deloitte Restructuring as interim receiver, Toronto VFX Jobs reported. Deloitte will take control of […]

Sprout goes Kapow with Zodiak Kids Studios

US kids cable channel Sprout has commissioned Kody Kapow, an animated superhero original from Zodiak Kids Studios. The show is billed to launch on the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment channel in 2017, and will follow an aspiring martials arts superhero who spends the summer with his extended family in a small Chinese village. Zodiak Kids, the […]

Four original kids series for Netflix

Streaming service Netflix has lined up another four original kids series. The shows are Cirque du Soleil – Luna Petunia from Saban Brands, Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan and Jane from 41 Entertainment and ARC Productions, Kulipari: An Army of Frogs from Splash Entertainment and Outlook Company, and Puffin Rock from Penguin Random House Children’s, Dog […]

Amazon orders raft of new kids pilots

Amazon has ordered a new season of kids pilots, with shows from prodcos including The Jim Henson Company and the creative behind shows including Hannah Montana and Gilmore Girls. Four of the six pilots are animated projects: The Adventures of Knickerbock Teetertop, Lost In Oz, Lily the Unicorn, and Bear in Underwear. The two live-action […]