Founded in 1971, Nelvana is one of the world's leading international producers and distributors of children's animated content.
Nelvana develops, produces and distributes content, and is part of the Corus Kids Television entertainment portfolio. The Nelvana Studio operates out of a state-of-the-art digital animation production facility in Toronto. Nelvana’s library now has well over 4,000 half-hour animated episodes including such well known properties as Babar, Franklin, Max & Ruby, Mike the Knight, Sidekick, Scaredy Squirrel, Mr. Young and Life with Boys.
Nelvana’s content has aired in over 150 countries and has received over 70 major international program awards including Emmys and Geminis.
Nelvana Enterprises distributes quality entertainment from the award-winning Nelvana Studio and key creative partners to broadcasters and home entertainment companies around the world, including properties such as The Backyardigans, Babar, Beyblade, Bakugan, Hot Wheels®: Battle Force 5, Franklin and Ruby Gloom. The company’s merchandising team, in partnership with our broadcasters, manages consumer products globally.
A leader in rights management, Nelvana is on the vanguard of digital opportunities. Beginning in Canada with Treehouse Direct, a digital download storefront, Nelvana has opened up new avenues for delivery of its content through strategic partnerships with pioneering companies in the emerging digital landscape.
Additionally, Nelvana is involved with two exciting children's channel ventures, qubo and KidsCo.
qubo, the U.S.-based children's channel, is now in more than 42 million homes. Nelvana content now provides a majority of the programming schedule on qubo including Willa's Wild Life, Jane and the Dragon, Pearlie, Rescue Heroes and My Friend Rabbit, among others. Go to www.qubo.com for more information.
KidsCo, a partnership between NBCUniversal International and Corus Entertainment/Nelvana, is a global oriented 24/7 multi-platform channel dedicated to delivering family-friendly programming. KidsCo is now in 15 million homes, in 102 countries, in 18 languages, via cable, satellite and IPTV channels. KidsCo offers a rich range of responsible content for pre-schoolers, kids and families sourced from across the globe and in a variety of animation styles. Check out www.kidscotv.tv for more information.
Visit Nelvana's website at www.nelvana.com.