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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9 Story sends trio of Nat Geo Kids series to YouTube

The series are headed to the brand’s subscription-based YouTube channel, which launched in May as part of an unprecedented pilot program.

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9 Story sells PBS Kids series Peg + Cat globally

The Toronto-based producer and distributor sold the animated preschool series into international territories following the its launch earlier this month on PBS Kids in the U.S.

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Target Canada goes kaboom! in branded retail deal

The family label of Phase 4 Films has secured exclusive branded space across Target Canadian retail branches for a suite of Treehouse Presents DVDs.

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Licensing deals abound for Slugterra brand

The boy-skewing action property from Vancouver-based Nerd Corps Entertainment is the focus of new international licensing deals as the company looks to explore additional product and promotional opportunities.


DHX, Henson’s Doozers arrive on Nick Jr. Australia

The animated kids’ series is based on the wee worker characters (pictured) in Henson’s Fraggle Rock.

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Disney sends Justin Time to CEEMA

Guru Studio’s preschool series (pictured) has been picked up by Disney Channel in a four-year deal for Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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Peppa Pig leads eOne push into Central Eastern Europe

eOne Family has made a round of new broadcast deals across Central Eastern Europe and other European markets for its children’s properties including Peppa Pig and new brand Simon’s Cat.

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YTV commissions new series from DHX and Grojband creators

Looped, a new DHX Media 2D-animated series created by Neptoon Studios, has been greenlit for production. The series has been commissioned by Corus-owned YTV in Canada and has pre-sold to Germanys Super RTL.

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Shaftesbury sells Halloween specials to Teletoon

The Toronto-based co has sold Bron Animation-produced Mighty Mighty Monsters, a trio of animated specials, to Teletoon Canada.

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The Fonz’s book series Hank Zipzer heads to CBBC

Actor and author Henry ‘the Fonz’ Winkler is set to star in the TV series adaptation of his children’s book series . The series from DHX Media and Walker Productions has been commissioned by CBBC and will hit the small screen early next year.

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9 Story sells YTV prank series to Nick U.K.

Following the company’s acquisition of CCI Kids children’s and family library earlier this summer, the Canadian studio has sold the General Purpose Pictures, CCI Entertainment and YTV reality series Extreme Babysitting (pictured) to Nickelodeon U.K..

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Justin Time picks up pace in Asia

Preschool series Justin Time (pictured), from Toronto’s Guru Studio, has been picked up by MediaCorp in Singapore and True Visions in Thailand.