Mattel Takes on DreamWorks’ Kung Fu Panda

DreamWorks Animation SKG has signed Mattel Inc. to be the exclusive worldwide master toy licensee for Kung Fu Panda, the CG-animated feature film slated to hit theaters in June of 2008. ... Continue Reading →

Corgi in Igor’s Toy Lab

Corgi International Ltd. was been granted the master license for a line of toys and collectibles based on Exodus Film Group’s upcoming CG-animated feature film Igor. Under the ... Continue Reading →

Mattel Toys With Speed Racer, Dark Knight

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) has named Mattel Inc. the global master toy licensee for the upcoming live-action feature films Speed Racer and The Dark Knight. The product lines ... Continue Reading →

Geronimo Goes For Taffy With Licensing Deal

Consumer products licensing for Geronimo Stilton has been granted to Taffy Entertainment. Taffy signed the deal with Italy’s Atlantyca Entertainment yesterday. Geronimo Stilton ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana’s Grossology Ready for Licensing Splash

Kids seem to have an endless appetite for gross-out humor. Judging from Canadian toon house Nelvana’s success with its new series Grossology, more fans will discover the appeal ... Continue Reading →

Starz Makes Licensing Show Debut

Starz Media is heading to the Licensing International Expo for the first time with a number of animated properties, including the hit kids’ show Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, the new Korean ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon in Hotel Biz

Nickelodeon will go from being a broadcast destination to a vacation destination as well when Marriott International, Viacom’s MTV Networks and Miller Global Properties LLC open ... Continue Reading →

DIC to Handle Eloise Licensing

DIC Ent. has been appointed exclusive worldwide licensing agent for the perennial girl’s property Eloise and all the Eloise rights controlled by brand management company HandMade. ... Continue Reading →

Toei Animation Adds Licensing Unit

Toei Animation Inc. is branching out from animation production by founding its own in-house consumer products licensing division. Headquartered in Toei’s Los Angeles offices, ... Continue Reading →

Disney Rewards Robinsons Viewers

Buena Vista Worldwide Home Entertainment (BVWHE) has launched its first-ever Disney Movie Rewards theatrical tie-in with the animated release Meet The Robinsons. In just six months, ... Continue Reading →