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DHX Media Puts Itself Up for Sale

Canadian production and broadcasting corporation DHX Media has listed itself for sale following disappointing financial results this year. The news follows a major purchase this year ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Showdown

The annual Licensing Expo brings the biggest brands from across the country and abroad to Las Vegas next week, May 23-25. Plenty of animated properties are getting in on the action ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Licensing Awards Nominees Selected from Record Entries

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) has revealed the nominees for the 2017 International Licensing Awards, selected from a record number of submissions ... Continue Reading →
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Bento Box’s Sutikki Goes International with UK Office

Emmy award-winning entertainment content and technology company Bento Box Entertainment is expanding internationally with the opening of Sutikki UK. The company’s first office in ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘Buddy Thunderstruck’ Revs Up for Netflix Debut

If you’re a fan of auto racing, truck drivers, sensational stop-motion animation, and questionable role models, you’ll get a kick out of the newly released trailer for Buddy Thunderstruck ... Continue Reading →
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Erick Rouillé Named France Manager, Int’l TV Sales Director at Planeta Junior

Planeta Junior announces that Erick Rouillé has joined the Barcelona-based company as Country Manager for France and International TV Sales Director. Rouillé will report to International ... Continue Reading →
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Gaumont, AGE Team to Relaunch ‘Herself the Elf’

American Greetings Entertainment — the IP and outbound licensing division of American Greetings Corp. — and leading European kids’ entertainment producer Gaumont Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Karen Vermeulen Named Head of Global Sales & Co-Pros at American Greetings

Zodiak Kids executive Karen Vermeulen is joining up with American Greetings Properties as the new Head of Global Sales and Co-Productions. Vermeulen’s appointment, which she will ... Continue Reading →
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Original ‘MLP’ Feature, ‘Care Bears’ Set Rock Home Video

It’s a color-jammed 1980s flashback week in animated home video releases, with the arrival on disc of a new My Little Pony feature film and a new Care Bears collection. My Little ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Makes Friends with ‘Care Bears’

Lovers of ’80s classic toon properties will be getting the warm fuzzies at the news that streaming giant Netflix is bringing the loveable Care Bears to its popular service in ... Continue Reading →