TORONTO — Little Tugboat, a new Canadian production company, has been formed to create original television programming for young audiences. Little Tugboat is owned and controlled by company President and Director Brenda Nietupski, who previously served as Director of Programming, Treehouse & Discovery Kids Canada at Corus Entertainment. Josh Selig, Founder and President of Little Airplane Productions, is Vice President and Director of Little Tugboat and has an interest in the company.
“Josh and I have similar perspectives on quality children’s programming,” said Nietupski, “Our goal with Little Tugboat is to create the highest quality children’s content while building strong creative alliances among the most talented companies and individuals we know.”
“I’m excited to be joining forces with my friend Brenda to launch our Little Tugboat,” said Selig. “Canada is the center of the universe when it comes to production and we look forward to Little Tugboat making some truly beautiful shows here, starting with ‘The Adventures of Napkin Man.'”