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Toronto and L.A.-based children’s entertainment producer and distributor DHX Media has signed a major new VOD deal with Midwest Tape-owned digital platform HOOPLA. This is the first time DHX has sold to HOOPLA and underscores the company’s aim of exploiting digital opportunities for its library of programming on emerging platforms. [...]
German brand management and media company m4e is expanding its licensing program for its award-winning animated and live-action hybrid children’s show, Mia and Me. More than 30 licensees have come on board in Germany alone—and more partners are being added in time for this month’s International Toy Fair in Nuremberg. [...]
In advance of Nuremberg and New York Toy Fair, European kids’ entertainment producer/distributor Alphanim has announced that it has recently secured key licensees for it’s brand new CG animated series Calimero. Based on the character created by Nino Pagot, Toni Pagot and Ignazio Colnaghi (which is celebrating its 50th anniversary [...]
Indie children’s entertainment producer, distributor and licensor DHX Media is showcasing rocking new product ranges for its hit property Rastamouse at London Toy Fair this month (Jan 22-24). Ty Beanies has partnered with DHX to create a line of Rastamouse beanies, available at Harrods, Cards Galore and Trocadero. Those attending [...]
9 Story Entertainment and Scholastic have announced the signing of a publishing deal for the hit kids’ animated comedy series Almost Naked Animals. The deal was brokered by The Licensing Shop and will see Scholastic publish comic readers, joke books, chapter books, e-books and digital interactive story books featuring the [...]
Global toy manufacturer Sun-Mate has added new partners for DQE’s new 3D, CGI animated TV series The Jungle Book. The org is expanding its network of worldwide partners with the announcement of a slate of toy distributor agreements in key global territories. Sun-Mate president Rami Ben-Moshe confirmed five new international [...]
Amazon Studios has announced that it plans to produce pilots for six original comedy series. The series come from a diverse set of writers including newcomers to Hollywood and industry veterans with notable credits and awards. This marks the studios’ first pilot production since expanding into original programming development earlier [...]
The SpongeBob SquarePants Diner Dash app doesn’t collect personally identifiable information about its users, says Nickelodeon, and is therefore not in violation of a federal law meant to prevent the unauthorized collection of data about kids. “After an initial investigation and thorough review of our SpongeBob Diner Dash mobile application, [...]
Walt Disney Records’ soundtrack for the award-winning short Paperman is now available digitally. Christophe Beck (The Muppets, The Hangover Part 1 & 2) composed the uplifting original music for the animated short film. Paperman is one of the ten films on the short list being considered for an Academy Award [...]
Customized merchandise e-commerce company CafePress and North America’s anime/manga mega house VIZ Media have announced a partnership to offer fans a curated selection of official and fan-designed products incorporating VIZ Media’s best-loved anime brands for lifestyle brand Toshin. Through the deal, Toshin products featuring characters from Naruto Shippuden, Bleach and Death [...]