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.
Global publisher Parragon Books has partnered with Platinum Films to publish a range of activity formats for "Matt Hatter Chronicles" in Australia, the U.K. and South Africa.
Beer makers poured more than $23 million into YouTube over the past 12 months, aiming to connect with Millennial consumers.
"Downton Abbey" continues to add to its roster of gift and home furnishings inspired by the aristocratic Crawley family.
The advertising-campaign-turned-brand Dumb Ways to Die continues to build its licensing program with the addition Australian publisher The Five Mile Press.
Scripps Networks Interactive has appointed Phillip Luff to head its U.K., Europe, Middle East and Africa business.
The first-ever Thomas racing app, “Thomas & Friends: Go Go Thomas!,” has launched in the Apple App Store.
Licensing agency Fermata Partners has signed on to represent the Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur in North America.
Hallmark and Mattel have signed a new licensing agreement that will bring the Barbie brand license back to Hallmark this year.
Melco Crown Entertainment unveiled plans for a new entertainment resort in Macau that will heavily feature DC Comics’ and Warner Bros.’ classic characters.
Amazon Studios has signed the film director Woody Allen to write and direct his first-ever television series.
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