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Daily News Bytes: Joan Lee, ‘Despicable’ China Opening, End of Artland & More

VIDEO: Remembering Joan Lee Marvel released a touching tribute to Stan Lee’s wife of 69 years and a key player in comics history, who passed away July 6 at age 95. The video is ... Continue Reading →
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VIDEO: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ – Trailer 3 Peter Parker is perhaps the only millennial who is getting valuable compensation for his internship in this latest spot for the ... Continue Reading →
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LAIKA Taps Striker for Worldwide Licensing

Portland, Oregon-based, award-winning animation studio LAIKA has named Striker Entertainment its worldwide licensing agent, tasked with developing a global program with best-in-class ... 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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LIMA Names Sesame Workshop’s Maura Regan EVP

Maura Regan has stepped down as SVP and General Manager of International Media at Sesame Workshop to join the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) as ... Continue Reading →
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BLE Breaks Records in 2016

Last week’s annual Brand Licensing Europe event in London surpassed its goals with a record-breaking show. Now in its 18th year, BLE is Europe’s premiere licensing event, and is ... Continue Reading →
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UBM Launching Licensing Expo China in 2017

UBM, the largest B2B event and trade show organizer in the US and Asia, has announced next summer will see the launch of Licensing Expo China, which will run July 18-20 at the National ... Continue Reading →
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Al Kahn Named Chairman at Toon Goggles

Al Kahn, the former founder of 4Kids Entertainment and licensing guru behind bringing the Japanese sensation Pokemon to the states, has been appointed Chairman of the board of on-demand ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s Tom Gunn Among License This! Judges

Brand Licensing Europe has revealed the line-up of industry executives judging the 2016 License This! Competition, including Nickelodeon’s Tom Gunn. Now in its seventh year, License ... Continue Reading →
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A Potent Story, Revealed Mark Osborne’s The Little Prince finally launches on Netflix and in select theaters — read more about it in this feature story from Animation Magazine! Media ... Continue Reading →