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Italian animation house Mondo TV is ready to steal the limelight at this month’s Licensing International Expo in Las Vegas. Relying on the strength of its creative and colorful new series Puppy in My Pocket, Virus Attack and Angel’s Friends, the Rome-based company will be attending the event for the [...]
Ludorum has tapped Megan Buecher as its new director of licensing for the United States and Canada, responsible for the Chuggington franchise. Buecher previously worked for United Media, where she oversaw the apparel and accessories categories and assisted with retail development for brands such as Peanuts, Fancy Nancy and Rainbow [...]
The lovable canine star of the animated preschooler series Fun with Spot is turning 30, and producer/distributor Chorion is throwing a party. The famous puppy first appeared in 1980 in Eric Hill’s children’s book Where’s Spot? Since then, he has gone on to become a global success story in licensing, [...]
Nickelodeon Consumer Products has announced a full lineup of merchandise and licensed products for the upcoming live-action feature film The Last Airbender, which is based on the animated Nick series Avatar: The Last Airbender. The movie is set for release on July 1, with the studio announcing today that it [...]
Chorion has appointed Dream Theatre Private Ltd. to represent its properties Mr. Men and Little Miss and Noddy on the Indian subcontinent. Based in Mumbai, India, Dream Theatre has exclusive licensing and merchandising rights to the properties in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Dream Theatre plans to introduce Noddy [...]
4Kids Entertainment introduced at the recent Licensing Expo in Las Vegas a new group of characters from Jim Henson Designs known as The Scribbles. Inspired by original scribbles by the late creator of the Muppets, The Scribbles are colorful characters who help viewers express their pent-up emotions. Among the colorful [...]
If you’re in the animation business and you’re not at the Annecy Festival this week, chances are you are attending the Licensing Intl. Expo held in Las Vegas from June 8-10. All the major players including Disney, DreamWorks, Paramount, Warner Bros., Fox, Sony, NBC Universal, Cartoon Network, Marvel, BBC Worldwide, [...]
The award-winning animated series Pocoyo has signed deals that put the total number of licensees for the show at more than 100. The 104 x 7 min. series co-produced by Zinkia and ITV Studios Global Entertainment, has added deals in Europe with such licensees as: Panini for a monthly magazine [...]
The Jim Henson Co. will be debuting several licensing properties at the Licensing International Expo, set for June 8-10 in Las Vegas. The titles are: Wilson & Ditch: Digging America, The Possibility Shop, Me and My Monsters, The Skrumps and The String Doll Gang. Wilson & Ditch is a Henson-produced [...]
Comic book publisher Dynamite! Entertainment has purchased the library of Chaos! Comics, acquiring such iconic characters as Evil Ernie, Smiley the Psychotic Button, Chastity, Purgatori, Jade, Omen, Bad Kitty, Cremator and Lady Demon. The deal does not include the character Lady Death. ‘After announcing our acquisition of Vampirella, and now [...]