Justin Time


Netflix greenlights Justin Time spin-off

Streaming service Netflix has greenlit a spin-off of Justin Time, the animated kids series from Canadian studio Guru. The 13x30mins series, Justin Time the New Adventures, will premiere on Netflix around the world in early 2016. The original Guru Studio-produced preschool series Justin Time has run for two seasons, and was recently acquired for distribution […]

Jetpack powers up with Justin Time

Fledgling children’s TV vendor Jetpack Distribution has scored a deal to represent Canadian-produced cartoon Justin Time. The firm has taken TV and licensing rights to the Guru Studio’s 52x11mins show across CEEMEA (central and eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa). The series currently has a third season in development. London-based Jetpack launched at Annecy […]

News brief: Guru hires sales boss from Vodka

Canadian animation house Guru Studio has hired its first director of sales from Spanish toon producer Vodka Capital. Ian Lambur previously worked in international distribution for Jelly Jamm prodco Vodka and will now head sales for Guru, reporting into VP Mary Bredin. Frank Falcone, president, Guru Studio said: “Ian’s addition to the team will help […]

News brief: Nick Jr acquires Justin Time

Nick Jr. in France has bought seasons one and two of Canadian-produced animated series Justin Time. Season two 26x11mins show, which comes from Toronto’s Guru Studios, has also sold to Disney in Australia, Finland’s YLE and Israel’s Hop! channel. The show already broadcasts in more than 70 territories on channels such as NBC and Sprout […]