Wendy Goldman Getzler
To mark its upcoming 50th anniversary, children’s and youth TV festival Prix Jeunesse International is set to honor the most outstanding, influential and daring TV programs of the last 50 years at its upcoming gala on June 4 in Munich, Germany.
Licensing exec Eric Belloso Gonzalez is joining Spain-based Planeta Junior as DreamWorks brands director. His appointment is timed with last month’s multi-year TV output deal between Planeta Junior and DreamWorks Animation for Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Turkey.
Online bilingual channel Oznoz is giving its children’s library a significant boost through a new exclusive partnership with HIT Entertainment that will make preschool content available across North America in Mandarin, Arabic, Hindi, German, Russian and Korean languages.
With Peanuts Worldwide significantly boosting its content strategy over the past year, the company has named FranceTV Distribution as its global distribution partner for 500 new Peanuts shorts, which will all be produced in France at Normaal Animation’s studios.
Industry vet and former FremantleMedia children’s exec Andrew Berman is focusing his attention on youth health and wellness after being tapped by New York-based Veria Living Worldwide to handle global sales for the young Yogapalooza brand.