DIC Entertainment

The DIC Entertainment Corporation was an international movie and television production company that was mostly associated as an animation studio, that animated several live-action shows and also produced live-action feature films, licensed various anime series.

DIC Entertainment Corporation
Formerly
  • DIC Audiovisuel
    (1971-87, French studio)
  • DIC Enterprises, Inc.
    (1982-93, U.S. studio)
  • DIC Animation City, Inc.
    (1985-93)
  • DIC Entertainment, L.P.
    (1993-2002)
  • DIC Productions, L.P.
    (1994-2001)
Limited liability company
IndustryAnimation
FateAcquired by, merged with, and folded into Cookie Jar Group
SuccessorCookie Jar Group
DHX Media
Founded1971; 51 years ago (1971)
FounderJean Chalopin[1]
DefunctDecember 6, 2008; 13 years ago (2008-12-06)
HeadquartersBurbank, California, U.S.
Former headquarters:
France
Key people
Andy Heyward (Chairman & CEO)[2][3]
ProductsChildren's television shows
ParentRadio Television Luxembourg (1971–1986)
Independent (1986–1993, 2000–2008)
Capital Cities/ABC Video Enterprises, Inc. (Limited Partnership, 1993–1995)
The Walt Disney Company (Limited Partnership, 1995–2000)
Divisions
  • DIC Consumer Products
  • DIC Home Entertainment
  • DIC Tune-Time Audio
Subsidiaries

On June 20, 2008, DIC was acquired by the Cookie Jar Group and was folded into it. later on 2021, most of the DIC library is currently owned by WildBrain (formerly DHX Media) after DHX acquired the Cookie Jar Group on October 22, 2012.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bruick, Connie (2010-05-10). "The Influencer". The New Yorker. Retrieved 2016-01-27.
  2. Adelson, Andrea (1987-12-30). "BUSINESS PEOPLE - For Maker of Cartoons, A Chance to Go Public". The New York Times. Retrieved 2016-01-27.
  3. Pfanner, Eric (2006-02-19). "Underdog takes shot at giants in kids television". The New York Times. Retrieved 2016-01-27.
  4. "DIC ENTERTAINMENT EUROPE France - Business Profiles".
  5. https://www.bloomberg.com/profile/company/DEKE:LN