Thunderbird Entertainment


Thunderbird options Canadian novel The Marrow Thieves

Canada’s Thunderbird Entertainment has optioned Cherie Dimaline’s novel, The Marrow Thieves. The book, which won The Governor General’s Literary Award for Young People’s Literature, will be adapted as a limited series for television. The Marrow Thieves takes place in a not-too-distant future after humanity has nearly destroyed the world through global warming. Now an even […]

Thunderbird rejigs as Gamble switches role

Canada-based production group Thunderbird Entertainment has a new interim CEO and co-presidents following a rejig. Executive chairman Ivan Fecan has taken on the post, with former chief executive Tim Gamble becoming vice chairman. Fecan is a former president and CEO of CTV Globemedia, which was the company formed after Bell Canada Enterprises bought Canadian commercial […]

Former Arc exec joins Atomic Cartoons

Canadian studio Atomic Cartoons has hired Matthew Berkowitz as head of development. The new recruit was most recently at Arc Productions, the Toronto-based studio that closed earlier this year amid financial difficulties before Jam Filled Entertainment acquired the assets at auction. At Arc, Berkowitz oversaw the slate and worked with Arc customers and partners including […]