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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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YMA English Awards of Excellence Nominees Revealed

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance has revealed the TV series, digital and interactive productions in the running for the 2017 English-language Awards of Excellence. An expert jury ... 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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Daily News Bytes

Nick Offerman Voices a Sympathetic Policeman with a Mustache in New ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ Clip Put your tissue supply within grabbing distance. GKIDS releases Claude Barras’ ... Continue Reading →
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Laurent Guérin, Frank Falcone Join YMA Board

The Youth Media Alliance in Montreal announces the appointment of two new members to its board of directors: Laurent Guérin, Vice President, Chief Content and Digital Officer for Groupe ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Studio Dives into ‘Big Blue’ with CBC

Toronto-based toon shop Guru Studio has announced its latest project Big Blue is now in development with Canadian pubcaster Kids’ CBC. The original series comes from the creative ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Rusty Rivets’ Premieres on Nick Jr Nov. 8

A very inventive new preschool series, Rusty Rivets premieres on Nick Jr. next Tuesday, November 8 at 1 p.m. ET. Ahead of the premiere, Nick has shared with us an exclusive clip from ... Continue Reading →
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Sarah Muller Named Head of Children’s at Channel 5

Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Sarah Muller as Head of Children’s at Channel 5 in the UK. Muller will be responsible for commissioning and acquisition of linear ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Adobe Reveals Video Collaboration, VR and Animation Updates for Creative Cloud Debuting at IBC this week are new team collaboration features, improvements to VR video workflow and updates ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Ups Dion Vlachos to EVP Retail

Nickelodeon has promoted Dion Vlachos to the position of Executive Vice President, Retail Sales, Marketing and Publishing. Based in New York, Vlachos will manage the development of ... Continue Reading →