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 →

‘WellieWishers’ Gets UK Deal, Season 2 Greenlight

Mattel Creations announced at MIPCOM that it has secured its first European broadcast partner for WellieWishers, with Tiny Pop in the U.K. picking up the American Girl inspired series. ... 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 →

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 →

Axis & Flaunt Announce TV, Film Projects

Axis — a group of creative companies based in the UK — has announced it is extending its reach in the entertainment industry. The company is already an animation content ... Continue Reading →

DHX Brands Hires Three Key Execs

DHX Brands is expanding its team with three key hires for its LA and London offices. Kaisa Nieminen has been appointed Senior Brand Manager for North America, based in LA and reporting ... Continue Reading →
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 →

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 →

‘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 →

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 →