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DHX Media/Vancouver
DHX Media Logo
The DHX Media logo, as seen at the end of Pound Puppies.
Type Subsidiary of DHX Media
Parent DHX Media Ltd.
Industry Flash Animation
Headquarters 6th Floor
190 Alexander St.
Vancouver, BC V6A 2S5 Canada
(DHX Vancouver)[1]
Founded 1988 (as Studio B)
December 4, 2007 (aquired by DHX)
September 8, 2010 (as DHX Media/Vancouver)
Founders Blair Peters & Chris Bartleman, Co-Founders (Studio B)[2]
Key People Michael Patrick Donovan, CEO (DHX Halifax)[3]
Notable for Pound Puppies (2010)
Other Notable Works George of the Jungle (2007)
Martha Speaks
Kid vs. Kat
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
Littlest Pet Shop (2012)
Formerly Known as Studio B Productions, Inc.
Website DHX Media Official Site

DHX Media/Vancouver, formerly known as Studio B Productions, is a Vancouver-based Canadian animation studio. Starting with episode 8, they began producing the animation for Pound Puppies.

History

DHX Media/Vancouver was founded in 1988 as Studio B Productions, Inc.[2]

In 2006, Halifax-based company Halifax Film Company and Toronto-based Decode Entertainment merged to form DHX Media Ltd. [4]

On December 4, 2007, Studio B was acquired by DHX Media Ltd.[2]. On September 8, 2010, as part of an effort by DHX in Halifax to unify its many subsidiaries, Studio B and other subsidiaries of DHX were re-branded to fall under the single label of "DHX Media"[5][6], the Vancouver branch to be credited as "DHX Media/Vancouver"[7]. In the process, the television logo the studio had previously used as a vanity plate was replaced by "dhx media" in blue text.

Sometime between "King of the Heap" and "My Fair Rebound", animation for Pound Puppies was moved from 9 Story Entertainment to DHX Media/Vancouver and its outsourcing studio, Top Draw Animation in Pasig City, Philippines.

Gallery

References

  1. DHX Media Contacts. DHX Media Ltd. Retrieved 2013 Aug 7.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Company Overview of Studio B Productions, Inc. Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved 2013 Aug 6.
  3. DHX Media Directors and Officers. DHX Media Ltd. Retreived 2013 Aug 6.
  4. DeMott, Rick. DECODE and Halifax Film Go Public as DHX Media. Animation World Network. (2006-05-22). Retrieved 2013 Aug 7.
  5. DHX Media Rebrands Across Divisions. DHX Media Ltd. (2010-09-08). Retrieved 2012 Dec 15.
  6. Loveday, Samantha. DHX Media reveals full rebrand. Licensing.biz. (2013-09-08). Retrieved 2013 Aug 6.
  7. Pound Puppies Season 1 Credits. Hasbro Studios. Retrieved 2013 Aug 6.

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