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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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.

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VIMN Americas promotes two within Canadian office

Jon Graham (pictured) was upped to SVP and GM, with Tanya Visano also receiving a promotion.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.