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DreamEast and Jetpack Ink ‘Valt the Wonder Deer’ Deal

Beijing- and Hollywood-based film and TV animation studio DreamEast Pictures has secured a global distribution deal with Jetpack Distribution for 2D adventure-comedy series, Valt the ... Continue Reading →
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Harvard Kids’ Expert to Open Kidscreen Summit

Organizers of the 2017 Kidscreen Summit (Feb. 13-16 in Miami) announced that Dr. Richard Weissbourd, director of the Human Development and Psychology program at Harvard University will ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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TeamTO Opens Beijing Office

Paris-based CGI studio TeamTO (Angelo Rules, PJ Masks) announces the opening of a new office in Beijing, China, headed by experienced film industry executive Shu Ye. The establishment ... 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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Brain Zoo Announces ‘Console Marinez’ VR Series’

Los Angeles-based CG house Brain Zoo Studios announces the production of a new project which aims to bring the action of video games and the comedy storytelling of animated features ... Continue Reading →
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Marco Piccinini Appointed Atlantyca Licensing Manager

On the heels of Atlantyca Entertainment’s launch of the Atlantyca Live! Division headed by Rachele Geraci, the company has appointed Marco Piccinini as Licensing Manager for the ... Continue Reading →
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Aladdin & Jasmine Coming to ‘Disney Infinity’

The streetwise star and his wasp-waisted love interest of Disney’s Aladdin will be joining the diverse range of characters already populating the world of the innovative Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Spain’s BRB Captures the Monster Hit ‘Invizimals’

Spanish studio BRB/Studio 21 and Sony are ready to unleash an immersive animated TV show based on Sony’s popular game franchise, Invizimals. Barcelona-based animation producer ... Continue Reading →
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International Licensing Industry Announces Winners

This week, the top licensed properties and products of the past year were honored with the International Licensing Excellence Awards at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. Skylanders by ... Continue Reading →