JAKKS Pacific Jacks ¡Mucha Lucha! Master Toy License

Warner Bros. Consumer Products has awarded the Master Toy License for the over-the-top comedy/adventure series ¡Mucha Lucha! to JAKKS Pacific. The multi-brand designer and marketer ... Continue Reading →

Target Ent. Launches Kids and Animation Division

Target Ent. Ltd. has moved into the kids and animation market, launching its new catalog at this year’s MIPCOM Jr. The retail giant, which opened a New York office earlier this ... Continue Reading →

RC2 to Build New Bob Toys

RC2 Corp. has been awarded a license to produce a broad new line of Bob the Builder preschool toys under its Learning Curve brand. The product line, based on HIT Ent.’s recently ... Continue Reading →

Mike Young Journeys to ToddWorld

Mike Young Prods. (MYP) has signed on as producer/distributor of the upcoming series ToddWorld, created by award-winning kids’ author-illustrator Todd Parr and writer Gerry Renert, ... Continue Reading →

Levy Named Sr. VP of Marketing at Sony Pictures Digital

Don Levy has been assigned to the post of Sr. VP of marketing and communications at Sony Pictures Digital (SPD). Prior to joining Sony, he worked as a freelance production publicist ... Continue Reading →

Fox Kids Europe Names New Commercial Sales Head

Mel Alcock is the new executive director of commercial sales at Fox Kids Europe (www.foxkidseurope.com), where he will be in charge of advertising sales and sponsorship revenue for ... Continue Reading →

ComputerCafé Becomes CaféFX

After 10 years in business, ComputerCafé founding partners Jeff Barnes and David Ebner are renaming their feature EFX studio CaféFX (www.cafefx.com) and are creating a ... Continue Reading →

Pioneer Becomes Geneon

On Oct. 1, Tokyo-based advertising giant Dentsu will acquire a majority of the outstanding shares of anime distributor Pioneer Ent. (USA) and its sister company Pioneer LDC. Both companies ... Continue Reading →

Toonz Animation India Names Director of European Marketing

Prominent European animation producer/director John Cary has joined Toonz Animation India and its U.S. branch, Toonz USA, as director of European Marketing. With thirty years of media ... Continue Reading →

Nokia N-Gage-es Developers with Contest

Nokia today announced ConnectCoder/N-Gage Mobile Game Deck Game Battle 2003, a competition for game developers across Europe, the U.S. Canada to find the hottest game ideas that take ... Continue Reading →