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Discovery Kids Teams with Top Talent to Grow Slate

Pan-regional network Discovery Kids, now in its 20th year, is making a major push to grow its series development slate. The broadcaster is teaming with some big names in animation to ... 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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Mattel Creations Appoints Digital Agents for Russia, France

Ahead of MIPTV, Mattel Creations has announced the appointment of ProjectFirst in Russia and Little Dot Studios in France to manage AVOD platforms and grow channel subscribers for top ... Continue Reading →
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Recently Formed WOW! Off to a Walloping Start

In the first 100 days since its inception,WOW! Unlimited Media has come flying out of the gates to make a legible mark on the kids and youth animation marketplace. Formerly Rainmaker ... Continue Reading →
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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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Daily News Bytes

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 →