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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Lionsgate takes Power Rangers to the big screen

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

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Slugterra primed for big-screen debut

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.

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Teletoon Canada signs up for more Camp Lakebottom

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

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Daniel Tiger licensing expansion in store for 2014

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.

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Portfolio welcomes former Teletoon exec as COO

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.

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Napkin Man gets eBook treatment

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.

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Distribution360 sells eight properties to TV, digital platforms

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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9 Story ups Tanya Green to VP production

Green’s promotion follows last week’s announcement of the prodco’s plans to launch an app based on the Monster Factory brand later this fall.

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Monster Factory toy brand churns out app extension

A mobile app based on the Monster Factory toy brand is heading into production following a second round of funding from the CMF.

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Temple Street’s The Next Step goes global

The reality-style tween series has been licensed by BBC Worldwide to Hulu in the U.S. and a five other international channels.

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DHX’s In the Night Garden sets foot in CBeebies Land

In the Night Garden the preschool TV brand acquired in September by DHX Media, will come to life at the new CBeebies Land attraction in the U.K.

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Deals: DHX Media, 9 Story Entertainment

DHX Media sells 173 half-hours of programming to U.S.-based SpiritClips while 9 Story Entertainment lands deals in Asia.