With a strong portfolio of preschool properties, the iconic MTV brand and various new initiatives, VIMN is energized and poised for growth throughout Asia, EMEA and beyond.
Boat Rocker Brands, the global marketing and merchandising arm of Boat Rocker Media, has tapped a number of licensees to expand “The Next Step” TV series globally.
In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of May Gibbs’ Gumnut Babies, licensing agency Merchantwise has tapped Kip & Co for its capsule collection for kids and babies.
The Sharpe Company and Takkoda have tapped the Wish Factory to create a range of merchandise inspired by Takkoda’s pet art collection Pets Rock.
Microsoft has appointed Beanstalk to represent its video game console brand Xbox in the U.K., Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
Haven Licensing has signed on to represent the lifestyle and consumer products brand Line Friends for merchandise and promotions in Australia and New Zealand.
WildWorks, a developer of online worlds and free-to-play games, has tapped 12 licensing partners in North America for its web-based game and kids’ social network, “Animal Jam.”
Merchantwise is continuing the 100-year celebrations of May Gibbs’ Gumnut Babies with a host of new licensees.
Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe will release a new “Dragon Ball” game for the Nintendo 3DS handheld system in Europe, the Middle East and Australasian territories.
Nickelodeon Australia’s family music festival, Slimefest, will return to Sydney and Melbourne this month with a new look, activations and more.
SLR Productions will develop a new animated series based on Felice Arena’s bionic boy spy book series Andy Roid.
CBS has entered two broadcast agreements with Sky Atlantic and Stan, a joint venture between Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media, to bring Showtime to the U.K. and Australia, respectively.
SmileyWorld has inked three new publishing deals with licensees in the Netherlands, Italy and Australia.
BBC Worldwide ANZ has appointed Dustin Lockett to serve as its commercial director.
Word of Web, the brand management firm for Pusheen the Cat, has appointed two new agents to spearhead the Pusheen licensing program in Australia and Mexico.
The National Football League Players Association, through its licensing and marketing arm NFL Players Inc., has signed eight new partners, including two in international markets.
Austalian licensing and marketing agency Merchantwise will continue to fete 100 years of May Gibbs’ first book, Gumnut Babies, with the release of a centenary hardcover edition of the title.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has secured a multitude of free-to-air TV sales for its new series “Danger Mouse.”
Children’s entertainment company and licensee Spin Master has created a new Australian subsidiary–Spin Master Australia.
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