Now in its ninth year, preschoolers from over 190 countries have had countless adventures in over 30 languages with the paw patrol puppies – all produced here Canada. PAW Patrol: The Movie remained faithful to these roots with more than 90% of the production carried out in Canada. The film was directed by a Canadian animation veteran Cal Bunker; written by Bunker and his writing partner Bob Barrenanimated by Montreal based at Mikros Studio and animated by Canadian voice actors from the original series. In a nod to his legacy, the opening scene involves Chase saving truck driver Gus from a conundrum while hauling maple syrup.
“When you set out to tell a deeper story paw patrol story, we were passionate about working with top Canadian talent to create our first play,” said Jennifer Dodge, president of entertainment at Spin Master. “Win the golden screen is a powerful tribute to the outstanding team of Canadian writers, voice actors, animators and producers who have worked tirelessly to bring PAW Patrol: The Movie on the big screen. Thank you to the Academy for this recognition and to all the children and families who enjoyed this film, here at Canada and abroad.”
paw patrol continues its momentum with a second feature, PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie™, greenlit for an exclusive theatrical release, distributed by Elevation Pictures in Canadaon October 13, 2023. A new paw patrol The TV series spin-off for Rubble, one of the main puppies, is also set to debut the same year.
In addition to receiving The golden screen Price, Spin Master paw patrol Won Best Preschool Program/Series and PAW Patrol Moto Pups: Pups vs the Ruff-Ruff Pack won Best Sound, Animation. PAW Patrol: The Movie was also nominated for the Canadian Screen Awards in the categories of Production in sound editing and Production in sound mixing.
About Spin Master
Spin Master Corp. (TSX: TOY) is one of the world’s leading children’s entertainment companies, creating exceptional play experiences through its three Creation Centers: Toys, Entertainment and Digital Games. With distribution in over 100 countries, Spin Master is best known for the award-winning brands PAW Patrol®, Bakugan®, Kinetic Sand®, Air Hogs®, Hatchimals®, Rubik’s Cube® and GUND®, and is the worldwide toy licensee for other popular properties. Spin Master Entertainment creates and produces compelling cross-platform content, through its in-house studio and partnerships with external creators, including the preschool franchise paw patrol and many other original shows, short series and feature films. The company has an established presence in digital games, anchored by the Toca Boca® and Sago Mini® brands, offering open-ended, creative games and educational games in digital environments. Through Spin Master Ventures, the company makes global minority investments in emerging companies and start-ups. With more than 30 offices in nearly 20 countries, Spin Master employs more than 2,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit spinmaster.com or follow Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @spinmaster.
About Elevation Images
Founded in 2013 with a financial partner Teddy Schwarzman from Black Bear Pictures, Elevation Pictures has become one of from Canada leading entertainment companies specializing in distribution and production. Elevation is known for releasing award-winning films such as The imitation game featuring Benedict Cumberbatch; Room with Brie Larson; The father featuring Anthony Hopkins; and Moonlight, winner of three Oscars including Best Picture. The company has also been prolific in production, including recently packaged Alice darling featuring Anna Kendrickand Overflowing swimming pool directed by Brandon Cronenberg. For more information, visit www.elevationpictures.com
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