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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CBC taps Martin Markle to lead kids TV

The pubcaster has also hired former Shaw Media digital programming manager Zach Feldberg.

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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.

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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.

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Picture Box grows kids catalog with Earthtree Media deal

A week after adding four new kids series to its catalog, Picture Box Distribution has picked up a number of titles from Norwegian entertainment company Earthtree Media.

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CBBC orders more Hank Zipzer

The British children’s channel has ordered a third season of the series, produced by DHX Media in association with Walker Productions and Kindle Entertainment.

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DHX taps Richard Rowe to lead global content push

Former Turner and Rowe Media exec Richard Rowe is now director of international acquisitions and coproductions.

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Hulu picks up more 9 Story toons

Three animated children’s series from Toronto-based 9 Story Media Group are headed for American SVOD service Hulu.

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Nelvana, Sony partner on Hotel Transylvania TV series

Nelvana Studio will develop and produce the series based on the 2012 blockbuster from Sony Pictures Animation. (Upcoming feature Hotel Transylvania 2 pictured.)

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Super Wings merchandising program to land in North America

Under a new deal with Seoul, South Korea-based CJ E&M, Nelvana Enterprises will represent the North American merchandise licensing rights for the preschool series.


Teletubbies are back in action – and in CGI

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

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eOne Licensing sets up shop in Australia

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

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Nerds and Monsters finds home on CiTV

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