Samka Group Taps Cartoon Network Alum


Samka Group has hired Cartoon Network alum Tramm Wigzell as global head of content to help grow its global content portfolio and initiate U.S. projects.

Wigzell will direct all developments for Samka, Kam&Ka, Sklan&Ka, Good Karma, Jetpack Distribution and Unique Animation. The varied slate across the production and distribution businesses includes Jamie’s Got Tentacles, Crime is Her Game, DreaMars, Snow Black and more.

Wigzell joins from Cartoon Network, where he was senior VP of original series. His credits include Ben 10, Summer Camp Island, Infinity Train, Victor and Valentino, Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart and Apple & Onion.

“This is a significant moment for Samka Group and demonstrates our commitment to growth, creating multiple new series with global appeal and stronger focus on the U.S. market,” said Samuel Kaminka, CEO of Samka Group. “Tramm is a wonderful addition to our team. His experience, his passion, his kindness and open-mindedness are a plus for the group and will help take us to the next level!”

Wigzell added, “Joining Samka Group is the kind of opportunity you dream about! They are an extremely creative and collaborative team, and together we will deliver a powerhouse of incredible content for audiences across the globe.”