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Cookie Jar Group

Film Production Studio

Cookie Jar Group was a media production and distribution company. The company was first established as Cinar, a Montreal-based studio that was heavily involved in children's entertainment. The company's business model, which included the licensing of its properties into educational markets, had a significant impact on its success; by 1999, Cinar held CDN$1.5 billion of the overall children's television market.

In 2008, Cookie Jar announced its intent to acquire the U.S. animation studio DiC Entertainment.

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Cookie Jar Group was a media production and distribution company. The company was first established as Cinar, a Montreal-based studio that was heavily involved in children's entertainment. The company's business model, which included the licensing of its properties into educational markets, had a significant impact on its success; by 1999, Cinar held CDN$1.5 billion of the overall children's television market.

In 2008, Cookie Jar announced its intent to acquire the U.S. animation studio DiC Entertainment.

On August 20, 2012, DHX Media announced its intent to acquire Cookie Jar Group, in a deal that would make DHX the largest independent owner of children's television programming. The sale closed in October 2012. Cookie Jar Group continues to exist as an in-name-only unit of DHX Media.

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