Steven DeNure

Bannister resurfaces, prepping Shanghai Media toon slate

Former PGS Entertainment acquisitions exec Justine Bannister is working with China’s Shanghai Media Group on a slate of new kids’ series, TBI has learned. Bannister has been working with a range of clients on a consultancy basis since leaving PGS last year including SMG-owned animation producer Toonmax and France’s Panache Animation. It is understood Toonmax […]

Lionsgate, DHX team for CTV sitcom

Lionsgate Entertainment and DHX Media have gone into production on Satisfaction, a new half-hour comedy about the lives of three young adults for Canadian network CTV. The 13x30mins series comes from Tim McAuliffe and stars Ryan Belleville (The L.A Complex), Luke Macfarlane (Brothers & Sisters) and Leah Renee (The Playboy Club) as a trio of […]

DHX appoints former ToonBox exec to sales team

Children’s content company DHX Media has appointed a former ToonBox Entertainment VP as its new territory manager for English-speaking Canada and Asia Pacific. Thom Chapman, who left ToonBox before MIPTV, will focus on expanding Canada-based DHX’s sales acumen in those territories, targeting traditional and digital platforms. DHX’s titles include series such as Yo Gabba Gabba!, […]