Athena Georgaklis

Corus moves Teletoon originals exec to Nelvana

Canada’s Corus Entertainment has moved an original programming boss at its kids network Teletoon to production arm Nelvana. Athena Georgaklis has been named head of development, and will lead rights acquisition and original content development for the studio. She takes up her post immediately, reporting to Nelvana president Scott Dyer, and working closely with the […]

Teletoon boards Cottonwood’s Squish

Canadian kids channel Teletoon has come onboard Squish, the new 52x11mins animated comedy from France’s Cottonwood Media and Toronto’s Shaftesbury. Teletoon has confirmed a development deal for the show, while French channel Gulli, which previously had joined the development, has ramped up its participation to a prebuy. “Cottonwood’s raison d’être is to produce premium content […]