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.
Discovery Communications has named Doris Miller as vice president of retail sales and business development for Discovery Consumer Products.
Producer and distributor Splash Entertainment has created a new feature film division.
Peavey Electronics has added a line musical instruments and accessories featuring Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy to their repertoire.
Oznoz, an online channel for bilingual children, has teamed with Nelvana Enterprises to bring more than 400 half-hour episodes of Nelvana TV shows to U.S.
Rubie’s Costume Company, under license from Nickelodeon, is planning a line of costumes inspired by the TV series “PAW Patrol.”
Entertainment One Licensing has added a swath of new partners to the Peppa Pig licensing program in France as the brand is poised to launch at retail.
Hasbro and 3DPlusMe have introduced Super Awesome Me, a personalized 3D printing experience that allows kids to become one of their favorite characters.
Saban Brands has created a new internal global content distribution unit to support its worldwide growth and expanding portfolio.
Heart health brand Cardioville and Borderless Healthcare Group are collaborating on a series of mobile apps.
WildWorks, a developer of online worlds and free-to-play games, has appointed Peeko as the worldwide licensing agent for its Animal Jam brand.
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