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.
Studio 100 International has appointed ABC Licensing to represent its flagship brand, Maya the Bee, in Australia and New Zealand.
Paws, Inc. and its regional licensing agents have signed a series of new deals for Garfield around the world.
Jam Brands has added a swath of new partners for the Paddington Bear brand in the Canada, the U.S., Australia and New Zealand.
Nick Jr. Australia has picked up the broadcasting rights for the preschool series “Bradley and Bee.”
4K Media has launched website for the Yu-Gi-Oh! animated series and trading card game worldwide outside of Asia.
As part of the studio's television growth strategy, Warner Bros. Television Group has acquired all of the Eyeworks Groups.
Viacom International Media Networks has announced a raft of new deals for Nickelodeon animation franchises that span multiple countries.
Ben Richardson has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager of Viacom International Media Networks Australia and New Zealand.
Studio 100 has appointed Tim Brooke-Hunt as president of the board of Flying Bark Productions in Australia.
Haven Licensing has launched the first-ever model search in Australia for Saban Brands’ Paul Frank.
Hotsprings is planning ranges of merchandise for some of the hottest mobile gaming brands on the market.
The Jim Henson Company has sold its new animated children’s series, “Doozers,” to Nickelodeon Australia.
Southern Star Entertainment is changing its name to Endemol Australia.
PGS Entertainment has made its first international sale for the first installation of the TV movie trilogy Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 to ABC TV in Australia.
VIMN has announced two new promotions in its Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products division–Ron Johnson as executive vice president, NVCP, and Mark Kingston as general manager and senior vice president, NVCP EMEA & Australia.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has named Vivid as the master toy partner in Europe, Australia and New Zealand for “Thunderbirds are Go!.”
Warner Bros. Consumer Products has expanded the role of Preston Kevin Lewis to include the India market.
The Royal Australian Mint is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Sydney Opera House with a new memorial coin.
The Jim Henson Company has sold “Doozers” to Turner Broadcasting System’s Cartoonito network in Asia Pacific.
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