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Licensing Expo News Bytes

+ Nickelodeon Consumer Products unveiled a score of merchandising partners for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie (Aug. 8). Toys will launch at Target and Target.com next month. ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Collars Felix the Cat

The DreamWorks Animation juggernaut has rolled over another classic property, with head honcho Jeffrey Katzenberg announcing at Licensing Expo that the company has acquired the rights ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Reports Soaring Sales as Expo Opens

Sales of licensed merchandise from animation and VFX-based properties are on the rise and earning big bucks for the companies that own them. With the Licensing Expo now under way in ... Continue Reading →
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SeaWorld Toons Up for Licensing Expo

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment has announced it will be scouting broadcast and licensing partners for three new 52 x 11 animated series at next month’s Licensing Expo in Las ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Hop Onto LeapPad

Genius Brands has signed a new agreement with LeapFrog Enterprises that will feature GBI’s Baby Genius, Secret Millionaires Club and Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab content in ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Redesigns Baby Genius

Genius Brands International has unveiled redesigns of the Baby Genius signature characters from celebrated artist and self-described professional doodler Todd Goldman. The debut of ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Shells Out ‘Franklin’ to Germany, Turkey

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has signed two new licensing agents for its popular preschool brand Franklin and Friends: Euro Lizenzen in German-speaking territories, and FILMA ... Continue Reading →
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Saban Israel to Represent DreamWorks Properties

Saban Brands Israel has signed on to represents the brands of DreamWorks Animation in that nation, including merchandise, retail and publishing. The deal includes this summer’s ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Secures Deals For ‘LadyBug’

PGS Entertainment has recently closed licensing deals for the new series LadyBug (26 x 26min) on three continents. LadyBug is a co-production from French animation companies Zagtoon ... Continue Reading →
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HIT Taps Universal for Home Entertainment Distribution

HIT is going with Universal for distribution of its library in home entertainment, streaming video and video on demand for the United States and Canada. The multi-year partnership between ... Continue Reading →