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Guru Studio
TypePrivately owned company
IndustryCGI, 2D animation, animation, television series, motion pictures
FoundedMay 8, 2000; 23 years ago (2000-05-08)
FounderFrank Falcone, Anne Deslauriers, Chuck Gammage
HeadquartersToronto, Ontario, Canada
ProductsPAW Patrol
True and the Rainbow Kingdom
Mecha Builders
Ever After High
Pikwik Pack
Big Blue
Abby Hatcher
Justin Time
OwnerFrank Falcone
Number of employees
Est. 400 (2019) Edit this on Wikidata

Guru Studio is a creative-driven entertainment company and an industry leader in animated storytelling. For over twenty years, the Toronto-based company has brought to life some of the most recognizable and beloved children’s properties in the world including the smash hit PAW Patrol, True and the Rainbow Kingdom, Mecha Builders, Pikwik Pack, Ever After High and Justin Time.

The company is currently in production with Moonbug Entertainment on the widely popular YouTube hit, My Magic Pet Morphle[1] and the family mini series Charlotte’s Web with Sesame Workshop for Max.[2] 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).[3]

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.[4]


Original productions


  1. ^ "Toronto's Guru Studios Is Staffing Up For Moonbug's Series Adaptation Of 'My Magic Pet Morphle'". Cartoon Brew. 2022-08-11.
  2. ^ "Guru Begins Production on Charlotte's Web!". Kidscreen. 2022-06-30.
  3. ^ "Press Releases Archives". Toon Boom Animation. Retrieved 2022-07-27.
  4. ^ "2019 Hot50 Winners Revealed". Kidscreen. December 17, 2019.