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.
Nickelodeon is planning "The SpongeBob Musical," which will feature original songs from musical greats including Steven Tyler, John Legend and Cyndi Lauper.
The LEGO Group has partnered with Disguise to create children’s Halloween costumes, role play items and accessories based on LEGO characters.
After opening a temporary Hummingmint Café in Copenhagen, which features the newly created fawn character, Sanrio is sending the concept to Japan.
The China Animation Licensing Industry has named Tove Jansson's Moomin brand as one of Top 10 International Brands in China.
C3 Entertainment has brokered a new direct-to-retail agreement with Calendar Holdings to produce trivia games and puzzles for "The Three Stooges" brand.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has given a sneak peek of new levels in the upcoming "LEGO Dimensions" video game that will feature "The Simpsons."
Irreverent Internet sensation Grumpy Cat will be the first-ever cat to be immortalized as a wax figure at Madame Tussauds.
Kidrobot is planning to add three new vinyl figures to its "The Simpsons" range this year–Bart Grin, Homer Grin and a second Bart figure.
Disney Interactive has partnered with Gameloft for "Disney Magic Kingdoms," which will let players build their own theme park.
Literary agency Prava i Prevodi has been appointed as sub-agent for Roberto Ricci’s young adult fantasy series, The Red Harlequin, in 19 countries.
Redibra has appointed P&L Global Network as the exclusive licensing agency for Gallina Pintadita for several Latin American countries.
Cartoon Network has inked a deal with Penguin Young Readers Group to launch a publishing imprint under its name in summer 2015.
Kabillion has finalized a deal with Premavision/Clokey Productions to air the iconic series “Gumby” on both is video-on-demand platform and YouTube Channel.
Toei Animation will unveil its new reboot of the Sailor Moon franchise, "Sailor Moon Crystal" this week at Brand Licensing Europe.
Bulldog Licensing has tapped Roy Lowe and Sons for a new range of socks featuring the cartoon cat Garfield.
Zodiak Kids has sold Marathon Media's production “Lolirock” to territories across Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East, and licensing deals in France.
Sewing machine company Brother International Malaysia has launched two special anniversary edition Hello Kitty home sewing machines.
Disney’s Frozen and Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle characters will come to life this Halloween as some of the year's top costumes.
Betty Boop is currently featured in a contest through Nov. 10 in the 200 Fiorella Rubino fashion stores in Italy.
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