Amberwood Entertainment is a Canadian enterprise focused on children’s and family brands. We follow a proven and professional management process, and are artistically creative and financially innovative. The Company produces high-quality animation and live-action television properties that increasingly target Merchandising & Licensing opportunities.
Founded in 1997, Amberwood Entertainment is a full service production company specializing in, but not limited to animation. Amberwood creates, develops, finances, produces, and distributes children’s and family programming for the global market.
The Amberwood team handles all formats and genres of production, including features and series. The creative staff develops original concepts and adapts existing properties for introduction to the broadcast market. The in-house production team includes line producers, directors, designers, layout artists, and character animators. Utilizing the talents of this core group, Amberwood controls and oversees all aspects of a wide range of productions.
Amberwood’s recent success The Secret World of Benjamin Bear has been licensed to over 120 territories worldwide. Exploiting all rights, including Television, DVD, and Merchandising and Licensing, Amberwood has a broad network of licensees, some of which are Teletoon, Family Channel, Playhouse Disney, CBC, YTV/Treehouse, Radio-Canada, TFO, BBC, France Television, Mediaset, KIKA, DRTV, YLE, TV2 Norway, 4Kids Entertainment, and Mattel.
Amberwood is experienced in the intricacies of treaty co-productions and has undertaken many co-productions with non-Canadian partners, most recently The Snow Queen for the BBC and CBC, as well as Rob the Robot for TV Ontario, Knowledge Kids, and Radio Canada. Amberwood is intimately familiar with the requirements of Canadian broadcasters and funding agencies.
Amberwood’s experienced management team and strong creative staff are committed to producing high quality brands with worldwide appeal.