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


Teletubbies are back in action – and in CGI

NEWS

Canada’s DHX Media and U.K.-based Darral Macqueen are producing 60 new episodes of the series for CBeebies in the U.K.



eOne Licensing sets up shop in Australia

PEOPLE/COMPANIES

The company is set to open a new dedicated office in Melbourne with Con Goutzoulas and Trish Padoin at the helm.



Nerds and Monsters finds home on CiTV

STREAMTVWEB

Toronto-based 9 Story Entertainment has sold Slap Happy Cartoons’ animated comedy Nerds and Monsters to U.K. diginet CiTV.



Lionsgate takes Power Rangers to the big screen

FILMTV

A new Power Rangers live-action feature film is in the works thanks to a production partnership between Lionsgate and Saban Brands.



Slugterra primed for big-screen debut

FILMTV

Slugterra: Return of the Elemental, courtesy of Nerd Corps Entertainment, Shout! Factory and Screenvision, will see a limited theatrical release in the U.S. this August.



Teletoon Canada signs up for more Camp Lakebottom

TV

Teletoon Canada has commissioned a second season of 9 Story Entertainment comedy series Camp Lakebottom.



Daniel Tiger licensing expansion in store for 2014

TV

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood will see more shelf space stateside this year with an expanded toy line at Toys ‘R’ Us, as well as product launches at Target and Kmart.



Portfolio welcomes former Teletoon exec as COO

TV

The production company behind Doki and The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That, has a new COO in Trent Locke, who will also serve as Portfolio’s VP of finance.



Napkin Man gets eBook treatment

MOBILETV

A set of free eBooks based on the preschool series The Adventures of Napkin Man are heading to mobile devices courtesy of Breakthrough Entertainment and Kids’ CBC.



Distribution360 sells eight properties to TV, digital platforms

TVWEB

A number of international TV and digital platform deals have been forged by marblemedia’s Distribution360 for its kids and youth programming catalog.

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