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.
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.
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has teamed with the crowd-sourced navigation app "Waze" to promote the home entertainment release of Furious 7.
Studio 100 Film has announced details for the upcoming release of the feature film, Blinky Bill The Movie.
Halantex is planning a home textile range featuring Rovio's upcoming Angry Birds Movie in Central and Eastern Europe.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is starting construction on a brand-new Frozen attraction at the Walt Disney World Resort's Epcot theme park in Florida.
Fifteen years after its TV debut on Nickelodeon, SpongeBob SquarePants remains an international pop culture icon with expanded merchandise lines and new collaborations.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Kabam have released the new role-playing game "The Lord of the Rings: Legends of Middle-earth."
Enthusiasm for Disney's Frozen shows no sign of waning with more than 3 million Elsa and Anna role-play dresses sold and licensees continuing to add new products.
Disney's Frozen is the No. 1 toy license of the year in Great Britain, according to the NPD Group, and is on track to overtake the No. 1 U.K. toy license of all time, Toy Story 3.
DreamWorks Animation is planning to launch a 24/7 kids and family television channel across 19 countries in Asia in the second half of 2015.
Entertainment One has teamed with The Mark Gordon Company to create an independent studio that will finance and produce film and TV content.
Amazon Studios is branching out from television to create original theatrical movies that will be released on its streaming service, Amazon Prime Instant Video.
Disney Consumer Products and Lucasfilm revealed some of the first global licensees signed on for the upcoming film Star Wars: Episode VII–The Force Awakens.
Actress Eva Mendes, in partnership with Maesa, will launch the new color cosmetics brand Circa exclusively at Walgreens later this month.
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