Arc Productions is a CGI and visual effects company based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada who will animate the CGI series from the seventeenth season onwards. They took over from Nitrogen Studios. David Baas directs the series, while Kallan Kagan produces. Arc has provided the animation for the films "Gnomeo & Juliet" and "The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie" and visual effects for films like "Dolphin Tale". The company also provided the animation for "9", directed by Shane Acker who is to direct "The WWII Movie", due for release in 2013/2014.