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‘Star Wars’ Sweeps Licensing Awards

Disney Consumer Products’ Star Wars continues to prove its constant appeal (and reinvigorated dominion over merch-hungry fans) having won four awards at Tuesday night’s 2016 LIMA ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Disney and DreamWorks Animation Want Appeals Court to Stop Fight with 10,000 Animation Workers With Sony and Blue Sky dealing out, other heavyweights in the anti-trust legal conflict ... Continue Reading →
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Karen Fowler Tapped as Showrunner on ‘Flora of the Forest’

Koko Rose Media, King Rollo Films and Bejuba! have signed on three-time Emmy-winning creative executive Karen Fowler as Showrunner for Flora of the Forest (52 x 11), the preschool property ... Continue Reading →
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Licensing Award Nominations Reflect ‘Star Wars’ Fever

Representatives of top brands and major merchandise partners will convene on Las Vegas this summer for Licensing Expo 2016, and trade association LIMA will be presenting the annual ... Continue Reading →
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Svensk Filmindustri Launching Kids’ Streaming Service

Sweden’s Svensk Filmindustri has announced a new children’s entertainment SVOD service: SF Kids Play. The ad-free streaming service will feature a blend of classic domestic properties ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Home, eOne Ink Multi-Territory Pact

Entertainment One (eOne) and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment have entered a multi-territory home entertainment agreement, which will also see the launch of a joint venture in Canada. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ben and Holly’ Gets Russian Broadcast, Licensing Partners

Entertainment One has awarded the broadcast rights to its BAFTA and Emmy-winning preschool animation series Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom to Russia’s Carousel. Additionally, ... Continue Reading →
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BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, or BAFTA, has revealed the nominees for its British Academy Children’s Awards, taking place in London on Sunday, November 22. While ... Continue Reading →
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eOne Takes Controlling Stake in ‘Peppa Pig’

Entertainment One (eOne) is increasing its ownership of popular preschool franchise Peppa Pig. The international company has entered an agreements with Peppa Pig co-owners Astley Baker ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Named Exclusive ‘Peppa Pig’ Agent in Canada

Entertainment One (eOne), co-owners and worldwide distributors of global preschool hit Peppa Pig, has named Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana as the property’s exclusive licensing and ... Continue Reading →