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.
Sanrio has partnered with New York-based apparel company MAG Brands for a collection of Hello Kitty outerwear for the U.S. market.
Fox Consumer Products, streetwear brand Rook and PacSun are planning a new apparel and accessories collection featuring "Family Guy."
Hasbro and Bazooka Candy Brands have joined forces for a cross-promotion launching this month.
Team ProMark will create official licensed National Football League cases and screen protectors for both iPhone 5/5S and Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphones.
World champion surfer Kelly Slater has launched a new ready-to-wear brand, Outerknown, a sport apparel collection for both men and women.
The Joester Loria Group has extended Mountain Dew's presence in the sporting goods category with the launch of a new line of skateboards and scooters.
Knockout Licensing has brokered a deal with Opry Entertainment Group to create merchandise for the television show "Nashville" for the Grand Ole Opry.
The stars of the animated TV shows "Shaun the Sheep" and "Timmy Time" will soon be encouraging flocks of children around the world to learn English.
MarVista Entertainment’s has acquired the worldwide distribution rights from Asahi Production for "Heroes: Legend Of The Battle Disks."
Vandor has expanded its catalog of licensed products to include Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles brand.
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