DigiKidz Nets Spider-Man for DVDs

Florida-based DigiKidz Inc. has licensed Marvel’s Spider-Man property to make personalized, animated DVDs in which kids can star as the friendly neighborhood web slinger. Parents ... Continue Reading →

Danger Rangers Gets Licensing Boost

Charlotte, North Carolina-based edutainment company Educational Adventures has hired prominent licensing and marketing industry consultant Rafe Offer to represent the company’s ... Continue Reading →

MGM, Bandai America Join Team Galaxy

French production entity Marathon Media has secured new partners for its its animated series, Team Galaxy, naming MGM Consumer Products the exclusive North American licensing agent ... Continue Reading →

Sith Named Year’s Best License

Lucasfilm Ltd.’s Star Wars: Episode III ‘ Revenge of the Sith was named Overall Best License of the Year at last night’s International Licensing Excellence Awards ... Continue Reading →

LICENSING INT’L ’06: The Pros Talk

With the Licensing Show in full swing at the Javitz Center in New York, we were lucky enough to catch up with some of the industry’s tie-in product pros. Here’s a sampling ... Continue Reading →

Small World Toys with Seuss

Specialty toy manufacturer Small World Toys has secured a licensing agreement with Dr. Seuss Enterprises and plans to make products for infants, toddlers and preschoolers available ... Continue Reading →

Surf’s Up for Sony and Jakks Pacific

Through a new licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products (SPCP), JAKKS Pacific will produce and distribute toys and leisure products based on the upcoming animated feature ... Continue Reading →

Mattel, FUNimation in Spider Riders Web

Mattel has been awarded the master toy license for Cookie Jar Ent.’s new animated action series, Spider Riders, and FUNimation Ent. will manufacture and distribute home video ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network In Mattel’s Toy Box

Cartoon Network has granted Mattel Inc. its master toy licenser in a long-term, global deal covering original Cartoon Network properties for kids 6-11. Mattel also has a first-look ... Continue Reading →

DIC Acquires Copyright Promotions

DIC Ent. has extended its reach into the European marketplace with the acquisition of privately-owned, pan-European licensing agency Copyright Promotions Licensing Group Ltd. (CPLG). ... Continue Reading →