Bandai Calling Kid Movie Makers

Young Power Rangers devotees have been offered a chance to make their own short movies to compete a $5,000 scholarship. The “What Happens Next?” contest sponsored by toymaker ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Ent. at Home on Ellen’s Acres

4Kids Entertainment Inc. has been named exclusive worldwide licensing agent for Animation Collective’s new preschool series, Ellen’s Acres. The company will manage all marketing, ... Continue Reading →

Foster’s Friends Spice up BK Menu

Burger King will be adding a dash of make-believe magic to its Kids Meals from late April to mid May with the help of the eccentric crew from Cartoon Network’s Foster’s ... Continue Reading →

Wild Brain, Kidrobot Cross Circuits

Independent animation studio Wild Brain has acquired a majority stake in New York-based limited-edition art toy creator Kidrobot. Together, the two companies will develop animated entertainment ... Continue Reading →

Lark Creek Restaurants Hungry for Animated Gaspergoo

Kids will soon be able to watch their Gaspergoo show and eat it too. Entertainment and brand development company Zoup-ah! LLC today announced a partnership with San Francisco-based ... Continue Reading →

Bratz U.K. Market Share on the Rise

According to the U.K.’s January NPD Report, the market share for MGA Entertainment’s hip chick Bratz brand has increased 18% from its 2005 standing. ‘Bratz has been ... Continue Reading →

Dora Explores Top Toy Brand Honor

Nickelodeon’s little animated adventuress, Dora was the big winner the sixth annual T.O.T.Y. (Toy of the Year Awards), put together by the Toy Industry Assoc. Awards at the 103rd ... Continue Reading →

MGA Ent. Plays with Shrek

MGA Ent. Is going from the shopping mall to the swamp with its new deal with DreamWorks Animation SKG. Home to the Bratz property and other kid lifestyle favorites, MGA has signed a ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Gives Thinkway Toys Happy Feet

Warner Bros. Consumer Products has awarded Thinkway Toys the global master toy license for the upcoming CG-animated theatrical release Happy Feet. The penguin comedy from Warner Bros. ... Continue Reading →

Tree Friends Mobilize with Starwave

Starwave Mobile, a mobile licensing and publishing unit of the Walt Disney Internet Group (WDIG), has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Mondo Media for the animated cult ... Continue Reading →