Atomic Cartoons

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 […]

Canada/Oz kids pirate sails into production, Breakthrough attached

Canadian producer Atomic Cartoons and its Australian counterpart Sticky Pictures have started production on Pirate Express, a new animated pirate show for kids. The 52x11mins series was ordered by Canadian broadcaster Teletoon and Australian free to air network Nine. Canada-based Breakthrough Entertainment will sell the series in international markets. Aimed at 7-to-11s, the series follows […]