J.J. Johnson


Joan Lambur debuts prodco with Sinking Ship

North American TV industry veteran Joan Lambur has launched a new prodco, with Canada’s Sinking Ship Entertainment attached as minority shareholder. Lambur is exiting Breakthrough Entertainment is order to launch Lambur Productions, which will be active in children’s and family programming, SVOD and licensing. The prodco will work with broadcasters, agents, writers and creative talent […]

Canadian producer buys kids distributor

Consolidation in the Canadian kids TV sector continues, with producer Sinking Ship Entertainment revealing it will acquire compatriot Picture Box Distribution. This comes after Canadian toon giant 9 Story Media bought Ireland’s Brown Bag Films last year, and after Temple Street Productions yesterday regrouped as Boat Rocker Media, unveiled new toon arm Boat Rocker Animation. […]

Amazon chooses first-ever original TV series

Amazon has selected the pilots that it will take to series with a John Goodman comedy, another from True Blood director Michael Lehmann and three kids series. The five series come from a pool of 14 pilots that Amazon launched on its Prime Instant Video service in the US and Lovefilm service in the UK […]