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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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MarVista Sets ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ S2 for Disney XD LatAm

MarVista Entertainment, the Latin American distributor for LEVEL-5 abby’s game and animation property Yo-Kai Watch, has extended its broadcast licensing deal with Disney XD Latin ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave’ Arrives Feb. 2

Next week, the latest installment in the ongoing animated adventures of Littlefoot the Apatosaurus and his four dino pals will be available on Digital HD and exclusively on DVD at Walmart ... Continue Reading →
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Maria Hanafy to Lead Animated Storyboards Toronto

International animatics service studio Animated Storyboards has opened a new office in Toronto, and tapped Maria Hanafy to lead the local team as Managing Director. The 4,300 square ... Continue Reading →
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‘Maleficent’ Casts Spell Over Week’s Releases

Now that you’ve gotten your animated pre-game on with the Diamond Edition of Sleeping Beauty, you should be psyched up to tackle the live-action, villain-centric retelling of ... 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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‘Thunder’ Rolls Home Sept. 30 via Walmart

Shout! Factory will release Sept. 30 the international hit animated feature Thunder and the House of Magic on DVD and on two-disc Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack exclusively at Walmart stores. The ... Continue Reading →
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Q&A: Simka Finds ‘Paradise’ in Re-version Process

Mychal Simka grew up in Anaheim, Calif., a huge fan of a guy named Walt Disney who created a local theme park and made some of the best animated movies ever. As an adult, he’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nut Job’ Looks to Crack Home Video Debut

It’s a heist gone wild with the home video release of the hit animated feature The Nut Job (Open Road Films, $29.98 DVD, $34.98 Blu-ray, DVD and digital copy, $49.98 3D Blu-ray, ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Signs Up Partners for ‘Stan Lee’s Mighty 7′

Genius Brands has announced new licensing partners that will create merchandise based on Stan Lee’s Mighty 7, the animated film trilogy created together with Stan Lee’s ... Continue Reading →
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