The Jim Henson Company’s third party media distribution and licensing banner acquires media distribution rights to new series Elias: Rescue Team Adventures, and global consumer products rights to the Elias property from Norway’s Animando.
Wombles Copyright Holdings and Dramatico Entertainment reveal plans to relaunch the iconic British brand, including a new series for a slot on UK-based Channel 5′s Milkshake block in 2015.
The Jim Henson Company’s third party distribution and licensing banner, HIP, announces new international deals for The Annoying Orange and Driftwood Bay.
International distributor PGS Entertainment secures worldwide broadcast rights, excluding the U.S. and France, to the forthcoming CG-animated Alvin and the Chipmunks TV series.
Mind Candy confirms Moshi Monsters The Movie, the first ever Moshi Monster movie, set for a UK and Ireland release December 20.
eOne reveals the UK licensing program for upcoming CG animated movie, Justin and the Knights of Valour.
International children’s channel KidsCo licenses CG-animated series Sendokai Champions from media agent Nottingham Forest.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products announce highlights of their portfolio for Brand Licensing Europe 2013.
PGS Entertainment licenses A Squared Entertainment’s Secret KidVenture Club in Thailand, Singapore, Brazil, and Israel.
Jennifer Ansley is announced as the new Vice President, Marketing and Communications at 9 Story Entertainment.
DreamWorks Animation names Paul Kurzawa to the newly created position of Head of Retail Development & Entertainment, where he will be tasked with expanding the brand into the retail environment.
Cartoon Network and the Lego Group unveil the new Mixels franchise, which will feature animated content (primarily shorts), a rich digital gaming experience, a collectible building toy concept, plus much more, and is set to launch in 2014.
Three Stooges leader Moe Howard’s autobiography re-released under the title “I Stooged to Conquer” with a new foreword by Moe’s daughter, Joan Howard Maurer, and newly restored photographs.
Rainbow appoints new licensing agents to its global network for top brands including Winx Club, PopPixie, and Huntik: Secrets & Seekers.
DHX Media signs a new deal with Canal+ to bring the CG animated show, Monster Math Squad, to territories including France, Monaco and Andorra.
Rainbow announces season six of Winx Club as well as licensing initiatives to bring the series to a global audience.
DHX Media subsidiary Copyright Promotions Licensing Group appoints Pau Pascual to the new position of General Manager, Iberia.
Imira Entertainment signs a deal with Spain’s Atresmedia Television for Lucky Fred, to air on the children’s entertainment segment, Neox Kidz.