Guru Studio

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Guru Studio
Privately Owned
IndustryCGI, 2D animation, animation, television series, motion pictures
FounderFrank Falcone, Anne Deslauriers, Chuck Gammage
HeadquartersToronto, Ontario, Canada
Key people
Frank Falcone (President and Executive Creative Director)
ProductsJustin Time
PAW Patrol
Ever After High
Number of employees
Est.320 (2017)[3]

Guru Studio is a Canadian animation studio.[4] The company has won various industry awards and has been featured in several international film festivals.[1]

In 2001, Guru Studio provided CGI ids and bumpers for Teletoon. The ids and bumpers screened at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival and won prizes.

Guru won a Telly Award in 2010 for their short film Hazed.[5] The film was screened at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, the Animation Block Party, and at other festivals.[2]

Other industry awards the studio has won include a Clio award, a Promax award, and a Mobius award.[1][6]

On February 1, 2016, Guru Studio announced a partnership with Toon Boom Animation. Engineers within both companies will form a team and work together towards developing and incorporating software features into Toon Boom Harmony ( the leading software in the animation industry).[7]



  1. ^ a b c Ottawa international animation festival 2008, retrieved May 13, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "guru studios' HAZED at Pictoplasma", Canadian Animation Resources, April 8, 2010, retrieved May 13, 2011
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  4. ^ Guru Studio website, contact information, retrieved May 13, 2011 [1]
  5. ^ Telly Award winners, letter "s", retrieved May 13, 2011.
  6. ^ Mobius Awards lookup, retrieved May 13, 2011.
  7. ^ "Toon Boom Animation Signs Collaboration Agreement with Guru Studio". Toon Boom Animation. Retrieved 2018-01-30.
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  9. ^ Mercedes, Milligan (July 3, 2018). "CBC/Radio-Canada Greenlights 'Big Blue' from Guru". Animation Magazine. Retrieved July 4, 2018.

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