SpongeBob Soaks LIMA License of the Year in Germany

SpongeBob SquarePants was named License of the Year at the November 2003 LIMA Awards in Munich, and its German marketer, Super RTL, won three of the six awards, including Licensing ... Continue Reading →

Retail Launch in the Stars for Knights of the Zodiac

DIC Ent., Bandai America Inc. and ADV Films are charting a celestial course for the 2004 U.S. retail launch of the hit anime property Knights of the Zodiac. Fans of the animated series ... Continue Reading →

Del Taco Spices up Holidays with Animation

Fast-food chain Del Taco has partnered with Classic Media to sell digitally re-mastered DVD releases of the animated holiday favorites Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman ... Continue Reading →

3D Indie Delgo Lands Publishing, Merchandising Deals

Fathom Studios, producer of the upcoming, star-studded, independent CG fantasy feature Delgo, has entered into a partnership with Joy Tashjian Marketing Group and a multi-format publishing ... Continue Reading →

Alphanim’s Potatoes & Dragons Gets Book Deal

Alphanim’s Potatoes & Dragons, a 7×78 series that will begin airing on France 3 early next year, has already landed a publishing deal. Hachette Jeunesse will put out ... Continue Reading →

PorchLight Licenses Jay Jay to Briarpatch

Under a new licensing agreement, Briarpatch is developing a series of bookshelf, card and travel games based on the award-winning 3D series Jay the Jet Plane, co-produced by PorchLight ... Continue Reading →

DIC Licenses Strawberry Shortcake for PC Games

DIC Ent. has licensed its revived Strawberry Shortcake property to Riverdeep/The Learning Co., which will develop PC games based on the toy line and animated series. The first title, ... Continue Reading →

New Looney Tunes Short to Premiere at Wal-Mart

In conjunction with the Nov. 14 release of its major motion picture Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Warner Bros. is set to release a series of new Looney Tunes shorts in theaters. These ... Continue Reading →

Warner Home Vid, Leapfrog in Distrib Deal

Warner Home Video Inc. (WHV) and technology-based educational products developer LeapFrog Ent. Inc. have entered into a multi-year domestic home video distribution agreement. WHV will ... Continue Reading →

Taz’s Armpit Music Promotes New Movie

Mattel’s new line of Looney Tunes toys, inspired by the upcoming Warner Bros. Looney Tunes: Back in Action, includes a Tazmanian Devil toy that plays music with its armpit. What’s ... Continue Reading →