GoldieBlox Boosts Entertainment & Marketing Teams

Children’s multimedia company GoldieBlox has expanded its entertainment and marketing teams with the hiring of kids’ entertainment veterans Kenny Davis (Chief Marketing Officer), ... Continue Reading →

UPHE Snags Exclusive ‘Barbie’ SVOD Rights from Mattel

Mattel Creations has announced a new deal granting Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Content Group exclusive worldwide SVOD rights to the Barbie movie catalog for the next seven ... Continue Reading →

MIPJunior Speakers, Screenings Unveiled

MIPJunior 2016 kicks off this weekend, running October 15-16 in Cannes ahead of the MIPCOM content market. But this two-day appetizer has plenty to offer attendees, with an impressive ... Continue Reading →

Cheryl Gresham and Justin Richardson Join Mattel Creations

Mattel Creations announces the appointment of Cheryl Gresham as Vice President of Global Media and Marketing Integration, and Justin Richardson as the Vice President of Global Content ... Continue Reading →

New Zealand Animation Pioneer Brent Chambers Dies

The New Zealand Herald has reported that comics and animation creator Brent Chambers died suddenly at age 54 on Saturday, October 1. Chambers was the founder and creative director of ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes

A Brief History of Animation Screwing with the Real World Now that the hybrid sitcom Son of Zorn has made its TV debut, it’s time to look back at some other times the live and animated ... Continue Reading →

Nick UK Vet Launches Larkshead Media

Tim Patterson, formerly VP and director of programming for Nickelodeon UK, has officially launched his end-to-end children’s media service company, Larkshead Media. Headquartered ... Continue Reading →

Flaunt Delivers First Feature Project ‘Welcome to Monster High’

Glasgow-based animation studio Flaunt is celebrating its first feature-length project arriving in theaters as Welcome to Monster High has bowed in select cinemas around the world. Directed ... Continue Reading →

Fathom Dates ‘Welcome to Monster High’ Screening

Fathom Events, Mattel and the Women’s Forum are joining forces to present a special one-day screening event for Welcome to Monster High in select theaters nationwide. Just in time ... Continue Reading →

BLE Registration Now Open for 2016

Registration is now open for Brand Licensing Europe 2016, the continent’s largest and most prestigious licensing event. Now in its 18th year, BLE returns to the Olympia in London ... Continue Reading →