Corus Entertainment is a significant player in the kids content business with brands like Nelvana, a leading international producer and distributor of children’s animated content, and Kids Can Press.
Nelvana produces a stable of award-winning and globally renowned brands as well as ancillary consumer product programs. Nelvana’s world-class properties include Babar and Franklin as well as Little Charmers, Mike the Knight, Max & Ruby, Scaredy Squirrel and BEYBLADE – which air on Corus’ kids’ services in Canada and in over 160 countries around the world. Nelvana’s highly attractive library of approximately 4,200 children’s titles has received more than 70 major international program awards including Emmys and Geminis.
Kids Can Press is an award-winning, internationally recognized publisher of quality children’s books and home to major children’s brands Franklin the Turtle and Scaredy Squirrel, and the global-issues collection CitizenKid. From its early years as a small collective with a mandate to publish socially responsible children’s books, Kids Can Press has evolved into a broad-based print and digital content company.
Corus also owns Toon Boom, a worldwide leader in digital content and animation creation software.