Nerd Corps Entertainment
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|Fate||Merged with Studio B Productions to form DHX Studios|
|Parent||DHX Media (2014–2016)|
|1968||FilmFair is founded|
|1971||DIC Audiovisuel is founded|
|1974||CPLG is founded|
|1976||CINAR and Colossal Pictures are founded|
|1982||The American DIC, known as DIC Enterprises, is founded|
|1987||The French DIC, known as DIC Audiovisuel, closes|
|1988||Studio B Productions is founded|
|1992||Epitome Pictures is founded|
|1993||DIC Enterprises becomes DIC Entertainment|
|1994||Wild Brain is founded and DIC Entertainment is branded as "The Incredible World of DIC"|
|1996||CINAR buys FilmFair's library|
|1997||Decode Entertainment is founded|
|1999||Colossal Pictures sells to Wild Brain|
|2002||Nerd Corps Entertainment is founded|
|2004||Halifax Film Company is founded and CINAR rebrands as Cookie Jar Group|
|2006||Decode Entertainment and Halifax Film merge forming DHX Media and DIC acquires CPLG|
|2007||DHX Media buys Studio B Productions and Wild Brain becomes Wildbrain Entertainment|
|2008||DIC Entertainment is folded into, merged, and acquired by Cookie Jar Group|
|2010||DHX Media buys Wildbrain Entertainment|
|2012||DHX Media buys Cookie Jar Group|
|2013||DHX Media buys Ragdoll Worldwide|
|2014||DHX Media buys Epitome Pictures, Nerd Corps Entertainment and Echo Bridge Home Entertainment and Cookie Jar Group is merged and folded into DHX itself|
|2016||Decode Entertainment closes, the WildBrain multi-channel network is launched, and Studio B Productions merges with Nerd Corps Entertainment forming DHX Studios|
|2017||Wildbrain Entertainment closes and DHX Media buys Iconix Brands Entertainment|
|2018||Halifax Film becomes Island of Misfits as an independent company by IoM Media Ventures|
|2019||Epitome Pictures closes, DHX Media rebrands itself as WildBrain, and the WildBrain multi-channel network becomes WildBrain Spark|
|2020||CPLG becomes WildBrain CPLG|
Nerd Corps Entertainment was a Canadian animation studio located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Founded by former Mainframe Entertainment producers Asaph Fipke and Chuck Johnson in 2002, it specialized in CGI animation, computer animation, and Flash animation.
Aside just animation, Nerd Corps developed and produced in-house television works and produced promotional materials and creative services for merchandising and licensing partners.
It was acquired by DHX Media on December 24, 2014, who then merged it with another acquired animation studio, Studio B Productions, to form its in-house flagship division, DHX Studios in 2016.
The studio notably produces the Monster High animated films for Mattel and animated series including Slugterra, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Kate & Mim-Mim, Storm Hawks, League of Super Evil, Hot Wheels Battle Force 5, and Max Steel.
On December 24, 2014, Canadian company DHX Media acquired Nerd Corps.
In 2016, the former Nerd Corps team was relocated to a new facility in Vancouver, which also houses the former Studio B Productions, an animation studio which DHX Media acquired in 2007.
- Dragon Booster (2004–2006) (co-produced by ApolloScreen Filmproduktion, the Story Hat and Alliance Atlantis)
- Storm Hawks (2007–2009)
- League of Super Evil (2009–2012)
- Hot Wheels Battle Force 5 (2009–2011) (co-produced with Mattel and Nelvana)
- Rated A for Awesome (2011–2012)
- Slugterra (2012–2016)
- Monster High (2012–2016) (co-produced with Mattel)
- Max Steel (2013–2014) (co-produced with FremantleMedia Kids & Family and Mattel Playground Productions)
- Kate & Mim-Mim (2014–2018) (co-produced with FremantleMedia Kids & Family, continued on as DHX Studios Vancouver)
- Slugterra: Ghoul from Beyond (2014) (co-produced with Disney XD Canada)
- Slugterra: Return of the Elementals (2014) (co-produced with DHX Media)
- Blaze and the Monster Machines (season 1) (2014–present, continued on as DHX Studios Vancouver)
- Endangered Species (2015–2016)
- Untitled Power Rangers animated adaptation (cancelled) (co-produced by Saban Brands, Toei Company and the Walt Disney Company)
- The Deep (2015–present) (co-produced with DHX Media and Technicolor SA, continued on as DHX Studios Vancouver)
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