Wendy Goldman Getzler
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.
CBC taps Martin Markle to lead kids TV
The pubcaster has also hired former Shaw Media digital programming manager Zach Feldberg.
9 Story taps Claudia Balzer Scott-Hansen to lead distribution
Scott-Hansen was most recently an SVP at Mattel-owned HIT, where she was responsible for broadcast strategies and distribution of HIT and Mattel properties.
DHX takes Twirlywoos on globetrotting spin
CBeebies-commissioned preschool series Twirlywoos has been sold by DHX Media to six international broadcasters, including France’s Gulli and Tiji.