Wendy Goldman Getzler

Wendy is a senior online writer for KidScreen, Playback's sister publication.

Contact Wendy by sending an email to wgoldman@brunico.com

Articles by Wendy Goldman Getzler
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Toca TV makes its debut

Toca Boca’s subscription-based video platform makes its soft launch in Canada before moving into other English-speaking markets this fall.

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Production underway on Wild Kratts season five

9 Story Media has also inked a raft of new sales for the wildlife-themed animated program.

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Sinking Ship launches L&M division

Karen Samnick┬áhas been tapped to lead the newly launched division of the Toronto-based prodco. (Sinking Ship’s Odd Squad pictured.)

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Whole Foods, AME get adventurous with Wild Kratts

The PBS Kids series has new licensing deals with Whole Foods and clothing company American Marketing Enterprises.

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Counterfeit Cat goes stateside on Disney XD

The new toon from Tricon Kids & Family and Wildseed Kids will bow on Disney XD in the U.S. later this month.

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Trucktown gains licensing traction

More than a dozen licensing agents spanning South America, the Middle East, Asia and Europe are on-board Nelvana’s preschool brand.

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Guru Arcade adds creative director

Lyndsey Gallant will provide creative direction to Guru Studios’ interactive division as it moves deeper into the original IP space.

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Pam Westman to head up Nelvana Enterprises

The former HIT exec has taken the reins at Corus Entertainment’s merchandising and distribution arm as Andrew Kerr departs from the company.

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Nickelodeon series head to Netflix Canada

The deal inked between Corus Entertainment and the SVOD giant includes the exclusive Canadian rights to Nick series The Legend of Korra.

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Deirdre Brennan lands at Corus Kids

The former ABC TV kids boss became VP of content at Corus Kids on Monday, and she tells Playback sister pub Kidscreen why the role was worth the 10,000-mile move to Canada.

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Radical Sheep and Teletoon ink development deal

Radical Sheep Productions has entered into a development deal with Teletoon Canada for the animated comedy Sprinkle and the Sweet Sugar Magics.

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DHX Studios launches with new facility, leadership team

DHX Media has consolidated its animation and live-action production activities under the newly rebranded DHX Studios, in addition to opening a new animation studio in Vancouver.