March Entertainment

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March Entertainment is a Canadian producer of digital animated entertainment for television and the World Wide Web. The company's properties include the television series Chilly Beach, Maple Shorts, Yam Roll, and Dex Hamilton.

Founded in 1996 as a producer of web content, March Entertainment's Chilly Beach Flash animation series would be broadcast on CBC Television starting in 2003. The property also yielded two movies, The World is Hot Enough and The Canadian President.[1]

In 2007, the company co-produced the series Dex Hamilton: Alien Entomologist. The company also co-produced G2G, which aired on Australia's Nine Network in September 2008 and is currently airing on Canada's CBC-TV.[2]

In 2009, March produced its first 3D CGI animated movie for toymaker Playmobil, entitled The Secret of Pirate Island. The company is in production for a second DVD movie.[3]

Currently, March is animating Mia and Me, an international co-production with Rainbow S.p.A., broadcaster ZDF and Lucky Punch.[4] The show, which mixes live action and CGI animation, was the most requested program at 2010's MIPJunior conference.[5]

The company's head office is in Toronto and it has an animation studio located in Sudbury.

March Entertainment is also responsible for the websites iLaugh and Edge of Toon.

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