“Mia and me”, produced by Lucky Punch GmbH – a joint venture between m4e AG and Professor Gerhard Hahn from Hahn Film, has won the 8th annual MipJunior Licensing Challenge.
Last week I attended the Korea Media and Content Market sponsored by the Korean Trade-Investment Agency (Kotra).The event was held at the Hollywood & Highland Center and was designed to introduce a number of Korean animation and media companies and their projects to interested investors and potential partners.
HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading independent children’s entertainment producers and rights owner, today announced it has appointed The Bonnier Publishing Group, the UK based subsidiary of Bonnier Books, a division of the Swedish media giant Bonnier AB, as the first UK and Australia CGI publishing partner for popular pre-school brand, ‘Angelina Ballerina’.
World-renowned family entertainment producer and distributor The Jim Henson Company has partnered with Chick-fil-A, the national restaurant chain specializing in chicken dishes, for a nationwide promotion in support of the preschool series, PAJANIMALS, debut on 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout in the U.S. this October.
Ludorum plc, creators of the popular animated television series Chuggington, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the government agency that works toward making roadways safer, announced at a press conference today at Tubman Elementary School a joint, multi-dimensional campaign designed to provide child transportation guidance to families with young children preschool-aged to third grade.
Johnny Cupcakes and Nickelodeon today announce the launch of an exclusive t-shirts collection featuring SpongeBob SquarePants and retro Nickelodeon properties Cat Dog, Aaahh! Real Monsters, Ren & Stimpy, Rocko’s Modern Life and Rugrats.
Just in time for the start of its fourth season on September 23, critically acclaimed TV show FRINGE (Fridays 9/8c on FOX) debuted today a new digital comic series “Beyond the Fringe.”
Red hot pre-school property Everything’s Rosie will be making its Brand Licensing Europe debut at Stand C030 at this year’s event.
Lucasfilm announced today that in celebration of the September launch of Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray, it is linking up with celebrities, eBay and Major League Baseball to ask fans to Use the Force for Good to support Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C).
Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading entertainment brands, and Woodmansterne, the No.1 publisher of greeting cards to independent retailers in the UK, are pleased to announce that Woodmansterne’s Where’s Wally? greeting card range has sold more than 1 million cards in the UK!
Bandai America Incorporated is introducing a new twist – literally – on classic track play for preschoolers with the debut of the Pocoyo SwiggleTraks Feature Set, now available at retail locations nationwide and online.
The Walt Disney Company President and CEO Robert A. Iger announced today Robert Chapek, President of Distribution for The Walt Disney Studios, has been promoted to President of Disney Consumer Products, reporting to Iger.
Creata Ltd, organisers of the Licensing New Europe Show & Conference, has announced that representatives of Disney Consumer Products (DCP) will be attending this year’s event.
Little Airplane Productions' "Small Potatoes," the animated musical sensation that has become a Facebook phenomenon with 75% growth in 'likes' month over month, has inked exclusive deals for an original album on iTunes and a book series from Penguin Young Readers Group, a division of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading independent children’s entertainment producers and rights owners, and Haven Licensing, have today announced the appointment of Big Balloon as Australian toy licensee for popular pre-school brands Fireman Sam and Bob the Builder.
WonderCon, part of Comic-Con International's (CCI) family of conventions, today announced that the 2012 show will be held March 16-18, and Anaheim, California, will play host to the long-running comics and popular arts convention.
Among the hit brands being presented is Yu-Gi-Oh! - the global phenomenon that boasts millions of fans across the world and has inspired several hit TV shows and a series of best-selling trading card games.
HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading independent children’s entertainment producers and rights owners, and Haynes announce the launch of the Bob the Builder Owners’ Workshop Manual which is available to buy in stores from today, 1 September.
In anticipation of the upcoming fourth season premiere of the hit series Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Cartoon Network, Hasbro and the network are joining forces for an exciting fan promotion.
Disney has announced that it will investigate allegations of human rights abuse at the Chinese factory where merchandise for CARS and TOY STORY are made, reports Deadline.com.
Nickelodeon Consumer Products (NCP), a division of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) today announced plans to take its Canadian licensing and merchandising business in-house as of 1 October 2011.
Birds of a feather will once again flock together as the blockbuster 3-D animated comedy adventure RIO and the phenomenon that is Angry Birds match up for a line of co-branded plush.
Riding the rails has never been sweeter! “Chuggington” the preschool hit from children’s entertainment company, Ludorum, will help young “trainees” and their families from coast-to-coast get on board with healthy eating when a new cross-promotional campaign from Anchor Bay Entertainment and Well-Pict Berries leaves the station this summer.