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.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released a new video game inspired by the world of Mad Max.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has hired Cynthia Rapp as senior vice president of global creative.
Multi-platform media company Shout! Factory has promoted four of its veteran executives.
Brad Globe will step down from his post as president of Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a position he has held for more than a decade, in spring 2016.
runDisney is adding a second series of Star Wars-inspired races to its 2016 lineup, this time featuring the Dark Side.
Sun City is planning a line of branded apparel and accessories in France for Twentieth Century Fox's upcoming film Ice Age 5: Collision Course.
Disney Store is gearing up for Force Friday on Sept. 4, the global release date for product from the upcoming film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The product line for Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be revealed in a first-of-its-kind live global toy "unboxing" event that will unfold over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries.
DreamWorks Animation's chief global brand officer Michael Francis will step down from his full-time duties at the company in December and transition to a consulting role.
De Agostini Editore has picked up the exclusive rights to 600 episodes of DreamWorks Animation television content for its DeAKids channel in Italy.
Lionsgate has acquired the distribution rights to The Smosh Movie, based on the AwesomenessTV YouTube brand.
Aardman is unveiling additional plans for its global brands Shaun the Sheep, Wallace & Gromit, Timmy Time and Morph at BLE this week in London.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing has tapped Mega Brands to develop a new kids' construction line based on the Despicable Me franchise.
Lionsgate is bringing the blockbuster Hunger Games franchise to the stage in partnership with Dutch media company Imagine Nation and the U.S.-based Triangular Entertainment.
Zoobe is bringing StudioCanal's newest film star, Paddington Bear, to smartphones around the world in its mobile messaging app.
Hasbro has elected the current vice chairman of Lionsgate, Michael Burns, as an independent director to its board of directors.
IDW Entertainment, a division of comic book publisher IDW Publishing, has signed talent agency WME to represent all film and television projects for the company.
USAopoloy will create a co-branded version of its family board game Yahtzee with the film The Terminator, in a deal brokered by Creative Licensing Corporation.
Hot Topic has unveiled a limited edition fashion collection inspired by the upcoming Walt Disney Studios live-action film Cinderella, in theaters March 13.
2014 was year of big successes (Frozen), milestones (Hello Kitty’s 40th) and industry-changing innovations (3D printing). Here’s a recap of the news that shaped the year.
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