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Nelvana’s animated series, The Fairly OddParents, which has achieved ratings success on BBC and Nickelodeon, will come to U.K. retail shelves with the rollout of its 2004/2005 product line in September. The Fairly OddParents products will first launch with licensees THQ for interactive games, Hasbro for Video Now titles, Simon [...]
Thousands of Transformers fans from all over the world will converge on the Chicago area this weekend to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Transformers toy line and animated property. The Official Transformers Collectors’ Convention kicks off Saturday, July 31, and continues Sunday, Aug. 1 at the Donald E. Stephens [...]
MGA Ent.’s BRATZ line of fashion dolls for girls burst onto the scene in 2001, giving Barbie a run for her money and sparking the interest of Twentieth Century Fox, which plans to produce a live-action/animated feature based on the girls lifestyle brand. Now MGA founder and CEO Isaac Larian [...]
Breakthrough Animation Inc., the newly established animation production, marketing and distribution division of Canadian producer Breakthrough Films & Television, has signed six new apparel and merchandise licensees for its Atomic Betty property. The company will preview a series of product lines at this year’s MAGIC Marketplace conference Aug. 30 through [...]
Fans of Majesco’s BloodRayne video games will soon see their favorite femme fatal kicking unholy tail in other mediums. In addition to the movie announced for 2005, the property is set to make an appearance in comic-book stores. Through an exclusive agreement announced today, Echo 3 Worldwide will publish BloodRayne [...]
Fathom Studios and its licensing agency, Joy Tashjian Marketing Group (JTMG), have awarded Playmates Toys the master toy license for the upcoming CG-animated feature film, Delgo. The toy line includes dolls, action figures, play sets, vehicles and toy accessories. Delgo is a fantasy adventure film that takes place in a [...]
The Associated Press reports that a federal judge has ordered toymaker Mattel Inc. to fork over more than $1.8 million to cover legal fees and court costs for a Utah man the company tried to sue in 1999. Mattel cried copyright infringement when artist Tom Forsythe used nude Barbie dolls [...]
“Hey, Rocky, watch me pull a pizza out of my hat!” Not even Boris and Natasha could spoil the joy of eating pizza and watching cartoons. That’s why piemaker Papa John’s has added a new animated DVD to its pizza and entertainment campaign. To accompany July’s special, the barbeque chicken [...]
Girl power is in demand as Cartoon Network calls for girls 6-16 to enter its Style Heroes Model Search for a chance to represent Powerpuff Girls Blossom, Buttercup and Bubbles on television and in photo shoots for top fashion catalogs and publications. The promotion was announced today at the International [...]
Toymaker Mattel and distributor Miramax Home Entertainment today announced plans for a direct-to-video animated feature based on the trendy My Scene lifestyle brand for tween girls. The joint announcement was made at the International Licensing Show in New York City by Mattel executives and Miramax co-chairman Harvey Weinstein. The My [...]