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.
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.
King Features has brokered a deal on behalf of its classic character brand Betty Boop that will bring the starlet to Korea to promote a range of cosmetics.
The entire Peanuts gang is now available at German retailer Butlers in a line of home accessories.
Peavey Electronics has added a line musical instruments and accessories featuring Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy to their repertoire.
Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Ananey as its new consumer products agent in Israel.
Aardman Animations has released a new Shaun the Sheep game app in which players must launch themselves onto a wobbling stack of sheep to reach an unguarded plate of doughnuts.
Even in a non-movie year, business is flourishing for Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA, and the company has a huge amount of new content in the pipeline.
Making its BLE debut, Dreamchaser is introducing Woozle & Pip for international licensing.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA recognized its top licensees last night at the second annual Golden Bunny Awards.
Authentic Brands Group has teamed for a second time with Pulse Evolution, this time to produce a virtually animated Marilyn Monroe.
Walt Disney Animation Studios has announced plans for a new animated film, Moana, which is scheduled to hit theaters in late 2016.
British animation company Smallfilms and its licensing agent Coolabi have launched the first official licensed Bagpuss game app.
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