Wild Canary Animation is an American animation studio located in Burbank, California. It was founded in 2008 by industry veterans Richard Marlis and Carmen Italia, and is responsible for producing the Disney Junior animated series Miles from Tomorrowland, whose first season debuted in 2015.[1][2][3] Wild Canary was also responsible for the second season of Disney Junior's Sheriff Callie's Wild West and some of the commercials for Mucinex.[4] Wild Canary now produces Puppy Dog Pals, Mira, Royal Detective and The Chicken Squad. Richard Marlis was the former executive VP of Hollywood-based animation studio ka-chew/Klasky-Csupo, and Carmen Italia was the founder and marketing executive for Italia Partners. The studio so far only works for Disney Junior.


Show Premiere date End date Co-production Network Notes
Sheriff Callie's Wild West January 20, 2014 (2014-01-20) February 14, 2017 (2017-02-14) Wildbrain, DQ Entertainment, Disney Junior Disney Junior Season 2 only
Miles from Tomorrowland February 6, 2015 (2015-02-06) September 10, 2018 (2018-09-10) DQ Entertainment, Disney Junior Renamed as Mission Force One starting in Season 3
Puppy Dog Pals April 14, 2017 (2017-04-14) present DQ Entertainment, Snowball Studios, Rainbow CGI, MiBACT- Direzione Generale Cinema e Audiovisivo, Disney Junior
The Rocketeer November 8, 2019 (2019-11-08) July 25, 2020 (2020-07-25) Icon Creative Studio Inc., Disney Junior
Mira, Royal Detective March 20, 2020 June 20, 2022 Disney Junior
The Chicken Squad May 14, 2021 April 29, 2022 Disney Junior


  1. ^ "Wild Canary Media Opens Its Doors in Burbank".
  2. ^ Kanth, K. Rajani (21 November 2013). "DQ Ent, Wild Canary to make 'Miles from Tomorrowland' for Disney Junior". Business Standard India.
  3. ^ "DQ, Wild Canary Partner on 'Miles from Tomorrowland'". 22 November 2013.
  4. ^ TV by the Numbers