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Playmates Revs Up for ‘Voltron’ Toys

Playmates Toys and DreamWorks Animation announce they are collaborating on a new toy line based on DWA’s upcoming series Voltron: Legendary Defender, a reimagining of the classic ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Orders Second Helping of ‘Hey Duggee’

BBC Worldwide has commissioned a second season of popular animated children’s series Hey Duggee from London-based production house Studio AKA. The 52-episode order is placed on ... Continue Reading →
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4K Named Master Licensee for ‘Rebecca Bonbon’

New York-based brand management 4K Media (a subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment) has been appointed by Crown Creative as the master licensee for girls’ fashion brand Rebecca ... Continue Reading →
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Kids Streaming Platform Ameba Updates Xbox 360 App

Canadian-based kids only on-demand service Ameba is expanding its North American reach with an updated streaming app for Xbox 360. Available February 16 in the U.S. and Feb. 18 in Canada, ... Continue Reading →
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Rachel Bader Named Licensing Director for Random House

Random House Children’s Books has appointed industry veteran Rachel Bader as its new Licensing Director. The new role tasks her with building and managing a consumer products ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Alice Through the Looking Glass Trailer Shows an Even Stranger Wonderland Disney debuts full-length spot for the psychedelic sequel during the Grammy Awards broadcast. Target to Debut ... Continue Reading →
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Filmlance Developing New ‘Moomin’ Series

Filmlance International, the production house behind the acclaimed Scandinavian thriller Bron (The Bridge), has entered a licensing agreement with Moomin Characters and Bulls Licensing ... Continue Reading →
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Global Screen Tags Along on ‘Journey of the Elephant Soliman’

Germany’s Global Screen has picked up worldwide distribution rights to the English-language CG animated feature film The Journey of the Elephant Soliman and will commence presales ... Continue Reading →
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Nottingham Forest Picks Up ‘Sammy & Co.’ Rights

Spain’s Nottingham Forest has acquired licensing, merchandising and promotion rights for animated series Sammy & Co. thanks to an agreement with the property’s master ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Fireman Sam’ Season Lights Up Cartoonito

Season 10 of hit preschool series Fireman Sam has kicked off in the U.K., with the season premiere launching on Cartoonito on Monday, February 15. New episodes are rolling out every ... Continue Reading →