Austin-based production company Rooster Teeth sells its anime-styled CG-animated web-series ‘RWBY’ to Warner Bros. Home Entertainment for distribution in Japan.
Three new appointments complete the restructure of the Consumer Products business announced earlier this year and bolsters the division’s brand management team.
U.K.-based kids company CAKE Entertainment buys back the 51 percent stake previously owned by Spain’s Zinkia.
Ouido! Productions to produce original series based on world-famous Smiley icon in association with Theresa Plummer-Andrews; PGS to manage international distribution.
Newman brings roster of clients from former company Art + Science International to GBI as he builds company’s global consumer products business.
Produced by Morgen Studios and Method Animation and commissioned by France Télévisions, ‘Super 4’ travels to three continents.
UK-based independent producer and distributor Acamar Films expands its team, adding Bethan Garton as Head of Licensing and Emma Read as Brand Manager.
Rick Van Brimmer is elected Chairman of the Board of the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association; James Slifer is elected to the post of Vice-Chairman and Pete Yoder is voted to the Executive Committee as the Liaison to the Board of Directors.
MarVista Entertainment launches a new division, MarVista Digital Entertainment, which will license its original and acquired content across digital platforms.
International media group and rights owner Coolabi commences production on its brand new stop-motion animated series, ‘Scream Street,’ based on the popular book series by Tommy Donbavand.
Studio 100 Media signs a licensing pact with ITI Neovision in Poland for its key animation properties ‘Maya the Bee’ and ‘Florrie’s Dragons.’
9 Story Entertainment licenses an additional 26 episodes of the animated comedy series ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to Disney XD in the U.S.
Fremantlemedia Kids & Family Entertainment announces major distribution and licensing deal with German kids network Super RTL for new pre-school property ‘Kate & Mim-Mim.’
‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ collects two prizes for Film, Television or Entertainment Licensee in both the Hard and Soft Goods categories; ‘Angry Birds’ from Rovio receives the prize in the new Digital/New Media category.
Felix the Cat finds a home at DreamWorks Animation, where the Iconic cartoon character will become a fashion brand.
Scholastic Media unveils out-of-this-world plans for the highly-anticipated show for preschoolers, which premieres July 12 on Sprout.
Transmedia entertainment company Atlantyca Entertainment licenses the first two seasons of its popular animated series ‘Geronimo Stilton’ to Network 10 and Universal Pictures in Australia and New Zealand.
CGI animated series ‘Extreme Football,’ produced by Tele Images Productions, is sold to a raft of territories ahead of the 2014 World Cup.
Spain’s Imira Entertainment signs a deal with UK based broadcast group CSC Media for seasons one and two of ‘Larva,’ along with a special three-minute football-themed episode celebrating the World Cup tournament in Brazil.
Animation distributor GKIDS acquires North American rights to the Studio Ghibli documentary ‘The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness’ at Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
Cartoon Network acquires the exclusive rights to air the new season of Aardman Animations' 'Shaun the Sheep' across Southeast Asia, including Taiwan and the Philippines.
A partnership between Nerd Corps Entertainment, Samka Productions and Gardiner Entertainment, Jetpack Distribution comprises a team of multi-skilled, experienced kids’ TV experts with a global reach.
Paris-based Cyber Group Studios signs a deal with Les Armateurs to represent international sales rights on one of the company’s flagship TV animation productions, ‘The Long, Long Holiday.’