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‘Stone Quackerz’ Creator Ben Jones Named Bento Box Creative Director

Bento Box Entertainment (Bob’s Burgers, Legends of Chamberlain Heights) has tapped Ben Jones as its new Creative Director, effective immediately. Based at the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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WB Builds Out ‘LEGO Batman’ Licensing Program

Warner Bros. Consumer Products has been busy constructing a multi-tiered licensing program for the upcoming animated comedy-adventure The LEGO Batman Movie — swinging into theaters ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rogue One’ Stars Join #ForceForChange for UNICEF

With the premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story just around the corner, Disney, Target and Star Wars: Force for Change announce a new fashion-meets-fundraising initiative inspired ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Alice Through the Looking Glass Trailer Shows an Even Stranger Wonderland Disney debuts full-length spot for the psychedelic sequel during the Grammy Awards broadcast. Target to Debut ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wild Kratts’ a Go in Oz

9 Story Media Group has secured several deals for Australian distribution of its hit animated adventure series Wild Kratts, including a broadcast agreement with Channel Nine’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wild Kratts’ Builds on Ratings with New Licensees

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group are expanding their Wild Kratts licensing program based on the hit animated television series. New licensees include In Character (Halloween ... Continue Reading →
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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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Kaboom! Gets Branded Space in Canadian Targets

Phase 4 Films’ kids and family label kaboom! Entertainment has signed a far-reaching agreement securing dedicated, branded retail space in all of Canada’s 125 Target branches ... Continue Reading →
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Curious Pictures Announces Three New Hires

New York-based indie animation house Curious Pictures has announced several new hires: Exec producer Gary Giambalvo has joined the New York office as exec producer. Previously, Giambalvo ... Continue Reading →
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Dora Rocks Out in New Special

Preschoolers will get a chance to jam with one of their favorite Nickelodeon toon stars with the new Dora the Explorer prime-time special “Dora Rocks!” premiering Monday, January ... Continue Reading →