Amberwood Entertainment

About Us

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.

Amberwood’s recent successes include The Secret World of Benjamin Bear has been licensed to over 135 territories worldwide, as well as the award-winning holiday special, The Magic Hockey Skates which is licensed to the CBC, Radio-Canada, KIKA, and Disney. Exploiting all rights, including Television, DVD, and Merchandising and Licensing, Amberwood has a broad network of licensees, some of which are Teletoon, Family Channel, Disney Junior, CBC, YTV/Treehouse, Radio-Canada, TFO, Cartoon Network, BBC, France Television, Mediaset, KIKA, DRTV, YLE, TV2 Norway, SVT Sweden, and ABC Australia.

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.

Key People

Sheldon S. Wiseman Jonathan Wiseman

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