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.
DHX Media has renewed its deal with BBC Worldwide Asia to represent “Teletubbies” and “In the Night Garden” in China.
Viacom International Media Networks Asia is collaborating with SMIT to launch the online edutainment platform My Nick Jr. in China.
BBC Worldwide has made new senior hires across business development, legal and finance for its Asia division.
Betty Boop and her younger self, Baby Boop, are adding some sparkle to children’s fashion this season, with a new line of apparel from Monnalisa.
Disney Interactive and Disney Channel have teamed with Little Orbit to develop video games based on Planes: Fire & Rescue and the tween telenovela “Violetta.”
Casino gaming company IGT is planning to bring the Japanese-inspired lifestyle brand Tokidoki to slot machines.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has opened its first dedicated office in Asia and appointed Pinky David as vice president, Asia Pacific.
Universal Studios Japan hosted the grand opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Friday that featured an unveiling of the Hogwarts castle.
Outfit7, the company behind Talking Tom and Friends, has appointed a raft of new licensing agents to expand its reach globally.
As part of its annual investor meeting, Gap, Inc. unveiled plans for major expansion in Asia.
The twelfth annual Seoul Character & Licensing Fair is set to take place July 17-21 in Seoul, South Korea.
Hot Wheels has teamed up with Toy State for a range of new remote controlled Hot Wheels-branded cars.
Perpetual Licensing has tapped Empire Multimedia to act as a sub-agent for lifestyle brand Bottom Crawlers in Asia.
Rovio Entertainment has launched a new learning concept based on the Angry Birds brand and Finnish educational standards.
Sina and NBA China have expanded their existing partnership to provide fans in China with unprecedented access to NBA content.
Ahead of the Asian Animation Summit, Nickelodeon has announced a number of broadcast deals for its animation properties in Asia Pacific.
SEGA Corporation has taken on its first client as a merchandising agent–Lima Sky’s game app, “Doodle Jump.”
China’s CCTV Children’s Channel and Sesame Workshop have teamed up for series of segments in CCTV’s Spring Festival Special series.
For the first time, home entertainment titles from Fox International’s BabyTV channel are available at retail in China.
DreamWorks Classics has secured a range of new sales across Europe, The Middle East and Asia for the children’s series, “The Owl & Co.”
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