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Canadian animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment has appointed former Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer executive Steve Hendry to its board of directors.
The Museum of London has appointed Richard Sweet as its new director of enterprise.
To celebrate the 60th anniversary of rock ‘n’ roll, CandyRific has released M&M’s brand Elvis Talkers this month.
Art licensing firm MGL has added artist Katarina Sokolova to its roster.
American Greetings Properties has inked a deal with Lion Forge Comics for new children’s titles based on Care Bears, Madball and “Packages from Planet X.”
Accessories Innovations is ready for the back-to-school season with themed backpacks for Nickelodeon, Hasbro, Disney and Mattel.
Peavey Electronics and Diamond Comic Distributors will give away a limited edition 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles guitar from Peavey at San Diego Comic-Con.
Fam Brands' apparel brand Marika has released Marika Curves, a line of plus-size activewear.
The U.K.'s Institute of Contemporary Arts and Polka Children’s Theater are planning special events to celebrate the 100th birthday of Moomin creator Tove Jansson.
SmileyWorld, OuiDo! Productions and international brand manager PGS are teaming up to launch an original, animated TV series for kids 4- to 7-years-old featuring the Smiley brand.
Baskin-Robbins has partnered with Boardwalk Frozen Treats to bring its ice cream and frozen treats to grocery stores across the U.S.
Nick Jr. Australia has picked up the broadcasting rights for the preschool series “Bradley and Bee.”
LeapFrog Enterprises and Lionsgate have teamed up to reboot the LeapFrog Letter Factory brand in a series of new videos.
MEGA Brands and Ubisoft are teaming to create a new line of collector construction sets based on “Assassin’s Creed.”
The Toy Industry Association gave its predictions for the trends that will drive the toy industry this year.
DHX Media has appointed Paul Keech as its new creative services director.
Bandai has launched the toy line for the latest iteration of Saban’s Power Rangers, “Power Rangers Super Megaforce."
Allison Lort has joined licensing agency Brandgenuity as director of business development.
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