Nerd Corps Entertainment

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Nerd Corps Entertainment Inc.
Division
Fateacquired by DHX Media in 2014, merged with DHX Media/Vancouver in 2016
SuccessorDHX Studios
Founded2002
FounderAsaph Fipke
Chuck Johnson
Defunct2015
HeadquartersVancouver, British Columbia
Key people
Ken Faier President
Asaph Fipke C.E.O.
Chuck Johnson C.O.O.
ParentDHX Media (2014-2016)

Nerd Corps Entertainment was a former name of a 3D computer animation studio located in British Columbia, Canada. Founded by former Mainframe Entertainment producers Asaph Fipke and Chuck Johnson in 2002, the company was acquired by DHX Media (now WildBrain) on December 24, 2014.[1][2] As of 2016, the Nerd Corps name has been phased out in favour of the generic DHX Media name.

The studio's notable productions include the animated series Slugterra, Storm Hawks and League of Super Evil. Prior to the acquisition by DHX Media in 2014, Nerd Corps handled producing and developing all aspects of their television properties in-house, including promotional materials and creative services for merchandising and licensing partners.[3]

History[edit]

On December 24, 2014, Canadian company DHX Media acquired Nerd Corps.[1][2]

In 2016, the former Nerd Corps Entertainment team was relocated to a new facility in Vancouver. The new building also houses the former Studio B Productions (a 2D animation studio which DHX Media acquired in 2007).[4]

Productions[edit]

Animation only[edit]

  • The Deep (2015–present) (Co-produced with DHX Media and Technicolor SA, continued on as DHX Studios Vancouver)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Vlessing, Etan (December 2, 2014). "Canada's DHX Media to Acquire Cartoon Maker Nerd Corps". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 6, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Canada's DHX Media to Acquire Nerd Corps". Toonzone. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  3. ^ "About". Nerd Corps Entertainment. Retrieved 28 December 2012.
  4. ^ Chan, Kenneth (February 3, 2016). "DHX Studios to open new state-of-the-art animation facility in Vancouver". VanCity Buzz. Retrieved October 15, 2017.
  5. ^ Beck, Jerry. "Shout Factory to Release "Slugterra" Theatrical Feature i | Animation Scoop". Blogs.indiewire.com. Retrieved 2015-06-04.