Nerd Corps Entertainment

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Nerd Corps Entertainment Inc. (2002-2016)
Division of DHX Media
Fateacquired by DHX Media in 2014, merged with DHX Media Vancouver in 2016
Founded2002
FounderAsaph Fipke
Chuck Johnson
HeadquartersVancouver, British Columbia
Key people
Ken Faier President
Asaph Fipke C.E.O.
Chuck Johnson C.O.O.
ParentDHX Media (2014-Present)

Nerd Corps Entertainment Inc. is the 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 on December 24, 2014.[1] As of 2016, the Nerd Corps name has been phased out in favour of the generic DHX Media name.

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The studio is best known for producing the animated series Slugterra and Storm Hawks and League of Super Evil. They are also known for producing and developing all aspects of their television properties in-house, including promotional materials and creative services for merchandising and licensing partners.[2] On December 24, 2014, Canadian company DHX Media acquired Nerd Corps.[3] In 2016, DHX Media merged Nerd Corps with DHX Media Vancouver (formerly known as Studio B Productions) to form DHX Studios Vancouver. The former Nerd Corps portion of DHX Studios Vancouver focuses on CGI animated series, while the other focuses on 2D animated series.

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Animation only[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vlessing, Etan (December 2, 2014). "Canada's DHX Media to Acquire Cartoon Maker Nerd Corps". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 6, 2015.
  2. ^ "About". Nerd Corps Entertainment. Retrieved 28 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Canada's DHX Media to Acquire Nerd Corps". Toonzone. Retrieved 3 December 2014.
  4. ^ Beck, Jerry. "Shout Factory to Release "Slugterra" Theatrical Feature i | Animation Scoop". Blogs.indiewire.com. Retrieved 2015-06-04.
  5. ^ "Showtimes". Cineplex.com. 2015-04-06. Retrieved 2015-06-04.