Guru Studio
TypePrivately owned company
IndustryCGI, 2D animation, animation, television series, motion pictures
FoundedMay 8, 2000; 22 years ago (2000-05-08)
FounderFrank Falcone, Anne Deslauriers, Chuck Gammage
HeadquartersToronto, Ontario, Canada
Key people
Frank Falcone (President and executive creative director)
ProductsJustin Time
Ever After High
PAW Patrol
True and the Rainbow Kingdom
Abby Hatcher
Pikwik Pack
Big Blue
Number of employees
Est. 400 (2019) Edit this on Wikidata

Guru Studio (stylized and known as GURU, and simply guru in their previous logo) is a Toronto-based entertainment company best known for PAW Patrol, Justin Time and Ever After High.

The company is currently producing original comedy-adventure series Big Blue with the CBC, and preschool series Pikwik Pack now airing on Disney Junior in the United States and Treehouse in Canada. Guru Studio also contributed visual development on the Academy Award nominated animated feature The Breadwinner.

On February 1, 2016, Guru Studio announced a partnership with Toon Boom Animation. Engineers from both companies will team up and work together to develop and incorporate software features into Toon Boom Harmony (the leading software in the animation industry).[1]

In 2019, Guru Studio was voted #1 in by children's entertainment industry magazine Kidscreen Hot 50 in the Production Category, and was voted in the top 10 in Licensing and Distribution categories.[2]


Original Productions


  1. ^ "Press Releases Archives". Toon Boom Animation. Retrieved 2022-07-27.
  2. ^ [1], 2019 Hot50 Winners Revealed. December 17, 2019