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Amberwood Titles Pick Up Four 2014 CSA Nominations

Ottawa– January 13, 2014:  Canada’s Amberwood Entertainment is pleased to announce that both The Magic Hockey Skates(CBC) and Rob the Robot (TVO) have earned a total of four Canadian Screen Awards nominations.

Details of the nominations are as follows:

  • Best Animated Program or Series: The Magic Hockey Skates (CBC) – Craig Young, Jonathan Wiseman, Sheldon Wiseman.
  • Best Direction in an Animated Program or Series: The Magic Hockey Skates (CBC) – Jason Boose, Sarah Mercey.
  • Best Pre-School Program or Series: Rob the Robot (TVO) – Craig Young, Jonathan Wiseman, Sheldon Wiseman.
  • Best Original Music Score for a Series: Rob the Robot (TVO) – Sheriff in Town, Serge Côté

 

Jonathan Wiseman, Senior Vice-President at Amberwood noted “We are very pleased for our amazing production teams, partners, and various broadcasters of both Rob the Robot and The Magic Hockey Skates.  We are delighted that their hard work is being recognized by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.”

Both titles are being distributed internationally by Entertainment One Family.

For more information please contact:

Jonathan Wiseman
Amberwood Entertainment
T: (613) 238-4567
E: jwiseman@amberwoodent.com
W: www.amberwoodent.com

 

About Amberwood Entertainment

Amberwood is a Canadian-based producer, financier and distributor of high quality animated and live-action television series, specials and features.

 

About Entertainment One Family

Entertainment One Family is a leader in brand management, creating and coproducing family programming that airs on major international broadcasters including Nick Jr. (UK & U.S.), Channel 5, Cartoon Network and Teletoon. eOne Family also oversees international sales for the programs it coproduces including No. 1 UK preschool franchise “Peppa Pig,” and BAFTA award winning “Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom” fully created and produced by Astley Baker Davis Ltd, “Humf” and “Rob the Robot.” eOne Family’s Licensing and Merchandising team manages branding programs for each of eOne’s key family franchises notably “Peppa Pig” which now generates £200m in retail sales in the UK per annum.

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