A year in review and look ahead at the market Down Under. Editorial is provided by License! Global’s Australian content partner, The Bugg Report.
DreamWorks Animation is expanding its partnership with licensing agency Compañía Panamericana de Licencias to Brazil.
Dylan’s Candy Bar has launched a limited edition candy collection to celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz.
Discovery Communications is planning a line of Keurig-compatible, single-serve coffee cups inspired by the TLC series, “Cake Boss.”
Nerd Corps Entertainment has partnered with Shout! Factory and Screenvision for a new feature film based on its TV series, “Slugterra.”
Viacom International Media Networks Asia is collaborating with SMIT to launch the online edutainment platform My Nick Jr. in China.
Hoho Rights has teamed with Immediate Media to launch a one-off magazine special featuring the CBeebies series “Cloudbabies.”
BBC Worldwide has made new senior hires across business development, legal and finance for its Asia division.
Clan TV in Spain has picked up Saban Brands’ animated series “Digimon Fusion.”
First Lady Michelle Obama will guest star on two Disney/ABC Television Group TV series in May.
“Tree Fu Tom,” produced by FremantleMedia Kids & Family, launched its second season in the U.S. on Sprout Tuesday.
FIFA has named Hy-Pro International as the licensee for the 2014 World Cup.
BBC Worldwide has appointed Clare Piggott as head of merchandising for its U.K. business.
The K’Nex Limited Partnership Group has tapped Big On Toy Innovation to bring its construction toy line to Europe.
Coolabi has appointed SMC Entertainment Group as the exclusive licensing agent in North America for “Poppy Cat.”
VIZ Media has launched the first issue in an original graphic novel series featuring Pretty Ugly’s Uglydoll brand.
Team! Licensing has been appointed to represent Hello Kitty and other Sanrio brands in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Nottingham Forest, worldwide agent for the TV series “Sendokai Champions” has signed two new back-to-school partners in Iberia.
Jamba Juice has announced its first motion picture promotion with The Walt Disney Company for Disney’s Planes.
Samuelsohn has acquired the tangible assets of the Hickey Freeman brand and will enter into a new license agreement with owner, ABG.
Nickelodeon has sold a number of its key animated shows to broadcasters in Asia.
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