Studio B Productions

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Studio B Productions
Subsidiary
IndustryAnimation studio
FateAcquired by DHX Media in 2007, renamed in 2010 and merged with Nerd Corps Entertainment in 2016
SuccessorsDHX Studios
Founded1988; 31 years ago (1988)
FoundersBlair Peters
Chris Bartleman[1]
Defunct2016; 3 years ago (2016)
Headquarters,
Canada
ProductsAnimated television series
OwnerDHX Media
Websitevancouver.dhxmedia.com/ Edit this on Wikidata

Studio B Productions is a former name for a Canadian animation studio founded by Blair Peters and Chris Bartleman in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1988.[2] The studio was acquired by DHX Media on December 4, 2007, and became a subsidiary there since then.[1][3][4] The Studio B brand is no longer used in 2016 and since September 2010 all shows are branded using the DHX Media name.

History[edit]

In December 4, 2007, Studio B acquired by DHX Media, but, On September 8, 2010, the renaming of the studio after its parent company, along with DHX Media's other subsidiaries, was announced:[5][6][7] officially, on December 22, 2010, Studio B Productions Inc. and Studio B (Animation Service) Productions Inc. were renamed DHX Media (Vancouver) Ltd. and DHX Media Studio (Vancouver) Ltd., respectively,[8] and on January 11, 2011, Studio B Holdings Inc. was renamed DHX Media (Vancouver Prod) Ltd.[9] In 2016, the studio was merged with Nerd Corps Entertainment to form DHX Studios Vancouver,[10] with the former Studio B studio focusing on 2D animated shows, while the former Nerd Corps studio focuses on CGI Animated shows.

Original productions[edit]

Commissioned works[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b DHX Media (December 4, 2007). "DHX Media acquires Studio B Productions Inc" (Press release). Canada Newswire. Retrieved December 27, 2012.
  2. ^ "Company Overview of Studio B Productions, Inc". Businessweek. Retrieved December 29, 2012.
  3. ^ Ball, Ryan (December 5, 2007). "DHX Media Acquires Studio B Prods". Animation Magazine. Retrieved December 27, 2012.
  4. ^ Loveday, Samantha (December 4, 2007). "DHX Media buys up Studio B". Licensing.biz. Archived from the original on 2011-02-07. Retrieved December 27, 2012.
  5. ^ "DHX MEDIA REBRANDS ACROSS DIVISIONS" (Press release). DHX Media. September 8, 2010. Archived from the original on February 2, 2014. Retrieved December 27, 2012.
  6. ^ Hudson, Hannah (September 8, 2010). "Rebrand for DHX Media". C21Media. Retrieved December 27, 2012.
  7. ^ McLean, Thomas J. (September 9, 2010). "DHX Media Rebrands Across Divisions". Animation Magazine. Retrieved December 27, 2012.
  8. ^ http://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/corpreg/corpreg/crpn1230fin0410
  9. ^ http://www.bclaws.ca/civix/document/id/corpreg/corpreg/crpn0120fin0411
  10. ^ Chan, Kenneth (February 3, 2016). "DHX Studios to open new state-of-the-art animation facility in Vancouver". VanCity Buzz. Retrieved October 15, 2017.
  11. ^ Spangler, Todd (August 6, 2015). "Netflix Reboots 'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' in Series from DreamWorks Animation (Exclusive)". Variety. Retrieved August 7, 2015.

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