Multi-channel network Maker Studios is quickly making a name for itself. Now as it further aligns with Disney and has named a dedicated head of licensing, even bigger things are on the horizon.
Sophia Jansson, creative director of Moomin Characters, will give the keynote address at Brand Licensing Europe's Licensing Academy Oct. 14.
Toei Animation will launch "Dragon Ball Super," the first all-new "Dragon Ball" series to be released in 18 years, for international markets at MIPCOM in October.
Entertainment One Family's new CGI animated series "PJ Masks" will debut on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in the U.S. on Sept. 18, and on France 5 in France later this fall.
Manchester United has announced a new, global partnership with the IT services company HCL Technologies to develop a range of digital initiatives for fans.
Brand & Deliver has created a 30-second animation for the cybersecurity software brand Kaspersky Lab under its partnership with Sony Pictures’ Pixels: The Movie.
Nickelodeon will debut the new live-action comedy series "Game Shakers" Sept. 12, following a pair of 12-year-old girls who become unlikely gaming moguls.
Cartoon Network has launched the Cartoon Network Imagination Studios Awards, a competition that gives kids the chance to have their creations shown on the channel.
A new production of "Iftah Ya Simsim," the Arabic version of "Sesame Street," will return to the airwaves following a 25-year break.
Channel 5 has commissioned a new CG-animated series called "Shane the Chef" for its Milkshake strand.
CITV and ITV have picked up 14 new episodes of Novel Entertainment’s "Horrid Henry" for broadcast this fall in the U.K.
Cartoon Network has launched “Mixels Rush,” a new mobile app inspired by the network’s animated shorts.
BBC Worldwide has appointed Jasnor as the master toy licensee for “Hey Duggee” in Australia and New Zealand.
CBS Consumer Products is expanding its presence with new stage shows based on the popular series “The Brady Bunch” and “Cheers,” and kids' book Corduroy.
Knockout Licensing continues to add more licensees for Sony Pictures Television’s series “Outlander.”
Nitro Circus is on fire, literally and figuratively, as the action sports, cross-platform entertainment company enters North America and licensing for the first time.
Nickelodeon has announced three new appointments in its retail development team.
ThinkTank Emporium has teamed with Pajama Monsters creators Megan and Hank Champion to find and develop licensing and media opportunities for their award-winning book series.
Brandgenuity has been named as the licensing agency of record for Viacom Music & Entertainment Group and its collection of networks including MTV, VH1, Comedy Central and Spike.
DreamWorks Animation has partnered with Walmart for a robust, multi-category direct-to-retail licensing program featuring the characters of Shrek, Madagascar and How to Train Your Dragon.
Marvel and Disney Consumer Products are traveling into new territories with a line of superhero-inspired luggage and travel accessories.
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