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LEGO, Disney, Spin Master Win Toy of the Year Awards

The 17th Annual Toy of the Year Awards, presented by the Toy Industry Association, have been bestowed on the year’s best toys, games, and more. Among the honorees, animated properties ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Enrolls in New ‘Monster High’ Series for YouTube Kids

Mattel Creations announces a brand-new animated series inspired by its fang tastic fashionista property, Monster High: The Adventures of the Ghoul Squad, exclusively for YouTube and ... Continue Reading →
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: LatAm Animation Projects for Ideatoon 2017 Pixelatl has opened its call for new projects from Latin American creators for this year’s Ideatoon. 30 top concepts ... Continue Reading →
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WB Sets Super-Heroic Lineup for Toy Fair 2017

Warner Bros. Consumer Products will unleash a DC Super Hero takeover with its roster of global licensees and partners during the Toy Fair 2017 season — including Toy Fair Nuremberg ... Continue Reading →
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Activision Blizzard Announces Consumer Products Dept., ‘Skylanders’ S3

Activision Blizzard has launched a new consumer products division with the aim of supporting its global growth strategy by creating new avenues for fan engagement with its game franchises ... Continue Reading →
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Margo Georgiadis Named CEO of Mattel

Margo Georgiadis has been tapped as the next CEO of US-based toy giant Mattel, effective February 8. She will also join the company’s board of directors. Georgiadis will step ... Continue Reading →
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Women in Toys Reveals Wonder Women Awards Nominees

Women in Toys, Licensing and Entertainment has revealed the nominees for its 13th Annual Wonder Women Awards, honoring top female executives who have had a positive impact on the business ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix, Amazon, DHX, LEGO & YouTube Kids Lead Kidscreen Hot50

Kidscreen has unveiled the results of its 2016 “Hot50″ ranking of the year’s best in broadcasting, production, distribution, licensing and digital media. The list ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel, Sesame Among Tangible Play’s Osmo Investors

Tangible Play’s mixed-reality game and experience outfit Osmo has received $24 million in funding from a collection of high profile investors, including toy giant Mattel, publisher ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Creations Inks First LatAm Deal for ‘WellieWishers’

Mattel Inc.’s entertainment content division Mattel Creations has secured its first Latin American broadcast partner for WellieWishers (26 x 11). Aimed at girls 5-7, the new 2D ... Continue Reading →