Brand Licensing

Brand Licensing Europe 2014

Colorful characters from around the world will convene in London for the annual L&M confab. This year marks the 16th edition of Brand Licensing Europe, taking place October 7-9 ... Continue Reading →
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WIA Presents Creating Characters August 13

Women in Animation will present the next event in its professional development series on Wednesday, August 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Burbank, California’s Animation Guild. Entry is free ... Continue Reading →
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‘TMNT’ Takes Two Licensing Excellence Awards

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was the top-winning animation-related property at the 2014 LIMA Licensing Excellence Awards, handed out at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. TMNT won for ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Summit Offers Panel on New Narrative Rules

If you’ve been thinking about the evolving nature of narrative rules in children’s media and how and if the brave, new multiplatform universe is shaking up the old standards, ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ DHX Media has announced a raft of deals for its hit preschool series Yo Gabba Gabba! across several key territories. The award-winning series has been picked up by Free-To-Air Pan-Arab ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Appoints Lambur Director of Sales

Guru Studio has appointed Ian Lambur to the new role of director of sales. Reporting to VP Mary Bredin, Lambur will manage worldwide sales of the company’s programs, which include ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV Bytes: BRB, DHX Media, Toon Goggles

BRB/Dracco’s Filly Funtasia Staffs Up: BRB and Dracco’s upcoming new animated series Filly Funtasia has put together a top-notch writing team: Dean Stefan (The Penguins ... Continue Reading →
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‘Jake and the Pirates’, ‘Batman’ Help Mattel’s Bottom Line

Toy giant Mattel reported an overall entertainment product sales drop of 36 percent, but posted a profit of $96.2 million (up from $80.5 million) in the year-ago period. The company ... Continue Reading →
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Dyrdek’s ‘Wild Grinders’ to Roll on NickToons

Nicktoons will debut Wild Grinders, the new animated series from skateboarding icon Rob Dyrdek (MTV’s Rob & Big, Fantasy Factory) on Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m. Inspired by Dyrdek’s ... Continue Reading →
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Monster High Scares Up DVD and New Doll Line

It looks like Mattel’s hot Monster High toy line is getting ready for a ghoulish season. The tween girl doll brand, which was created by Garrett Sander and introduced in the 2010 ... Continue Reading →