Clint Eland


Mercury Filmworks expands management team

Canadian animation studio Mercury Filmworks is expanding its management team, promoting several key executives and hiring new staff as its content library grows. Mercury claims high demand for its content from buyers such as Disney, Netflix and Amazon means expansion is needed. The firm has over ten projects in the delivery pipeline along with the […]

Cartoon Saloon creates JV studio with Canuck firm

Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon and Canada’s Mercury Filmworks have launched a full service joint venture studio in Europe. The creation of Lighthouse Studios will generate 140 jobs in Kilkenny, Ireland in the next three years, and establishes a production hub in the region. The studio will develop 2D-animated children’s and family television programming for distribution on […]

Ex-Teletoon chief to launch new Irish-Canadian studio

Alan Gregg, the former director of original content at Canadian kids channel Teletoon, is relocating to Ireland to lead Canuck animation firm Mercury Filmworks’ push into Europe. Gregg has landed the role of president, European production, and will also join the Mercury Filmworks board. He will lead Mercury Filmworks Europe, which will house a new […]