Wendy Goldman Getzler
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VIMN Americas promotes two within Canadian office
Jon Graham (pictured) was upped to SVP and GM, with Tanya Visano also receiving a promotion.
SVOD service Kidoodle.TV expands with Digicel deal
Canadian SVOD Kidoodle.TV is set to expand its global footprint through a new distribution deal between its owner A Parent Media Co. and Caribbean-based communications provider Digicel Play.
Russia is on the map for Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom
Russian kidcaster Carousel has snapped up the rights to the Entertainment One Family preschool series.
Kate & Mim-Mim scores European licensing deals
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has added a number of new licensing agents to represent the DHX Media-produced preschool series Kate & Mim-Mim.
HIT’s Barney, Angelina stage their return to TV
Mattel and its preschool subsidiary HIT Entertainment have inked a long-term partnership with 9 Story Media Group to relaunch the Barney & Friends and Angelina Ballerina preschool brands, with new episodes set to roll out in 2017.