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.
Celebrity entertainer and wedding planner David Tutera has partnered with jewelry manufacturer Fuzion Creations for an extensive collection of fashion jewelry.
NFL Players Inc. has added seven new licensing partners to expand its presence in areas such as mobile, digital and collegiate co-branded merchandise.
The Care Bears partnered with Studio Movie Grill to bring the movie A Belly Badge for Wonderheart to the big screen for the first time.
Rovio Entertainment has signed Brand Central to extend the "Angry Birds" licensing program into the food and beverage category in the United States.
Breakthrough Entertainment has appointment veteran executive and producer Martha Sepulveda as director of development and production, kids and family entertainment.
In anticipation of the July 10 release of Universal's Minions, Build-A-Bear Workshop has debuted a collection of customizable Minions plush, featuring Kevin, Stuart and Bob.
Sony Pictures Television has picked up the new CGI preschool series featuring Dick Bruna’s classic character Miffy, for its preschool channel Tiny Pop.
Disney Consumer Products has launched the new product line for the upcoming Disney/Pixar movie Inside Out, arriving in theaters June 19.
Bulldog Licensing has added new licensees in the U.K. and Eire region for the collectible brand Shopkins.
U.K. apparel company Wild Bangarang is planning a range of clothing based on Blizzard Entertainment’s online role-playing game “World of Warcraft.”
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