|Industry|| CGI Animation |
|Headquarters||100 Broadview Ave Suite 400,|
|Hong Kim (President, CEO)|
|Products|| Feature films |
ToonBox Entertainment is a Canadian animation studio, founded in June 2008, and is best known for its 2014 animated feature and its first film, The Nut Job .
|#||Title||Release date||Budget||Gross||Rotten Tomatoes||Metacritic|
|1||The Nut Job||January 17, 2014||$42.8 million||$120.9 million||13%||37|
|2||Spark: A Space Tail||April 14, 2017||$40 million||$0.8 million||14%||21|
|3||The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature||August 11, 2017||$68.7 million||13%||36|
|#||Title||Premiere date||End date||Network|
|1||Bolts and Blip||June 28, 2010||December 25, 2011||Teletoon|
|2||The Beet Party||October 28, 2012||present||Yoopa|
|3||Untitled The Nut Job Animated Series||TBD||TBD|
The history of Canadian animation involves a considerable element of the realities of a country neighboring the United States and both competitiveness and co-operation cross-border.
The former incarnation of Walt Disney Television was the name of the American television production division of The Walt Disney Company.
Melnitsa Animation Studio is one of the largest animation studios in Russia. It's also the most successful and profitable animation studio in Russia. Deutsche Welle called the studio the Walt Disney of Saint Petersburg. Alongside its animation projects, Melnitsa has an effort devoted to creating digital special effects for both animation projects and live-action films.
Toon Boom Animation Inc. is a Canadian software company that specializes in animation production and storyboarding software. Founded in 1994 and based in Montreal, Quebec, Toon Boom develops animation and storyboarding software for film, television, web animation, games, mobile devices, training applications, and education. It was acquired by Corus Entertainment in 2012.
The Gruffalo is a 2009 British-German short computer animated TV film based on the 1999 picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler.
Brian A. Miller is an American television producer and the current Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, California, having assumed the title in 2000. He was formerly Vice President of Production at Nickelodeon Animation Studio, Vice President of Production at Hanna-Barbera, and Vice President of Production at DIC Entertainment. He served as a production supervisor for 1983's Alvin and the Chipmunks series and was the executive in charge of production for various shows in the 1990s and early 2000s such as Dexter's Laboratory, CatDog, Hey Arnold!, The Angry Beavers, ChalkZone, The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius, The Powerpuff Girls, Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog, Cow and Chicken, Johnny Bravo, and the first and early second season of SpongeBob SquarePants.
Kanbar Entertainment is an independent film production studio founded by private investor Maurice Kanbar and Disney animation veteran Sue Bea Montgomery in 2002. The studio produced Hoodwinked!, which was one of the first computer-animated films to be entirely independently financed.
Barry Cook is an American film director who has worked in the animated film industry since the 1980s. Cook and Tony Bancroft directed Mulan (1998), for which they won the 1998 Annie Award for Best Animated Feature. Cook was also the co-director for Arthur Christmas (2011), directed by Sarah Smith. Cook also directed Walking with Dinosaurs (2013) with Neil Nightingale.
Dave Pressler is an American illustrator, animator, sculptor, character designer and painter based in Los Angeles. Much of his work focuses on whimsical portrayals of robots and strange, fantastical creatures. He is perhaps best known for his Emmy-nominated, short-lived Nickelodeon series Robot and Monster, which he created and produced with Joshua Sternin and Jennifer Ventimilia.
Method Animation is a French company which produces CGI-animated shows. It came together in 2014 as the culmination of a merger of Dimitri Rassam's Chapter 2 and Alexis Vonarb's Onyx Films. Method Animation is the parent company. Paris-based ON Entertainment, headed by Rassam, is one of its divisions. In 2018, Mediawan hold 53.53% stake in Method Animation through its acquisition of ON Kids & Family and ON Entertainment, thus bringing it under the same ownership with Storia Television which was derived from the former French television division of Luc Besson's EuropaCorp.
Frederator Networks, Inc. is a media company founded by Fred Seibert. It makes and distributes cartoons, often on Channel Frederator, and through its in-house animation studio Frederator Studios. It is the largest distributor of independent animation online.
Cambridge Animation Systems was a British software company that developed a traditional animation software package called Animo, and is now part of Canadian company Toon Boom Technologies. It was based in Cambridge, England, hence the name. Established in 1990, it created the Animo software in 1992 after acquiring Compose in Color, which was developed by Oliver Unter-ecker. Animo was used for several animated feature films, shorts, and television series, and it powered the UK animation industry until the 2000s as it was used by studios like King Rollo Films, Telemagination, and Cosgrove Hall Films, but it was also used by studios in other countries, most notably Warner Bros. Feature Animation, DreamWorks, and Nelvana. In total, Animo was used by over 300 studios worldwide.
Monster Beach is an Australian television series created by Bruce Kane, Maurice Argiro and Patrick Crawley, which first premiered as a 70 minute TV special on Cartoon Network on 31 October 2014 and was then later commissioned as a full series airing in 2020. Originally produced by the companies Bogan Entertainment Solutions and Fragrant Gumtree Entertainment, it's the second locally animated production to be commissioned by the channel after Exchange Student Zero. It was released on DVD on 1 June 2016 from Madman Entertainment.