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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.
Zeptolab’s Cut the Rope app brand has launched in Spain and Portugal through a back-to-school promotion at El Corte Ingles.
Just Play has released the first toy range for “Tickety Toc” exclusively at Toys ‘R’ Us stores across the U.S.
Lisle International has appointed Kaynak Licensing as a sub-agent for the Temple Run gaming property in Turkey.
Producer David Heyman and Studiocanal unveiled a star‐studded cast for the upcoming movie Paddington.
Endemol Worldwide Distribution has sold its series “Bananas in Pyjamas” to the online kids’ viewing platform Kidobi.
Celebrity chef and restaurateur Ming Tsai has unveiled his new collection of Simply Ming kitchen tools on HSN.
The Trump Organization has partnered with Dorya International for a new line of luxury furniture under the Trump Home brand in Turkey.
Twin Cities Public Television has received a $2.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create a third season of the PBS show, “SciGirls.”
Planeta Junior has signed on to represent De Agostini’s girls’ TV series “Camilla Store” for licensing in Italy.
CreaCon Group has appointed 20TOO to represent its preschool series “City of Friends” in the Middle East.
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