2014 was year of big successes (Frozen), milestones (Hello Kitty’s 40th) and industry-changing innovations (3D printing). Here’s a recap of the news that shaped the year.
British children's publisher Ladybird Books has challenged students from the London College of Communication to re-imagine its brand as it celebrates its 100th anniversary.
Custom sportswear manufacturer Scimitar Sports has teamed up with U.K. confectionery company Swizzels for a range of apparel featuring some of its top candy brands.
CBeebies has commissioned a seventh season of Zodiak Kids' "Mister Maker" series.
CBBC has ordered two more seasons of Zig Zag Productions' kids' game show, "Ultimate Brain" (10x30), a remake of a popular Japanese game show from NTV.
Genius Brands International has made a number of new sales for its portfolio of original content including Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 and the library of "Baby Genius" videos and music.
DC Thomson Consumer Products' book, The Diary of Dennis the Menace: World Menace Day, is one of 10 books selected as World Book Day title.
Kid Kreations, the master toy licensee for Hacker T Dog, has unveiled its new toy line for the CBBC character.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, part of DHX Media, has extended its footprint in Europe with the opening of offices in the Nordics and Central and Eastern Europe.
Children around the world can now learn English with the help of Aardman Animations' character Timmy in the new "Learning Time with Timmy" app.
Cartoon Network and footwear brand Dr. Martens drew a crowd Saturday with a "bounce mob" in London to celebrate the new "Adventure Time" boot range.
Bon Bon Buddies, has teamed up with soft drink brand Tango to extend its range with the launch of new Tango Nanobytes.
Entertainment One Licensing has added a swath of new partners to the Peppa Pig licensing program in France as the brand is poised to launch at retail.
DHX Media has made a number of sales to broadcasters worldwide of its comedy-drama series "Hank Zipzer" (26 x 30), currently in its second season.
Brands with Influence has signed on to manage the brand licensing of BBC Worldwide's tween/teen show "The Next Step."
London-based licensing agency Bloom has signed on to represent the Japanese lifestyle brand Tokidoki in the U.K., in partnership with European agent All Round.
Creative studio PowerStation Studios is offering one winner the chance to work with their creative team for one free day of studio time this week at BLE.
Making its BLE debut, Dreamchaser is introducing Woozle & Pip for international licensing.
The National Gallery, the fourth most visited museum in the world, has appointed JELC to develop an international licensing program for its collection of paintings.
Broadcasters, producers and brand creators from around the world will converge on Cannes, France, tomorrow for the annual MIPJunior/MIPCOM marketplace.
Nelvana has partnered with Moose Toys to develop content for two of Moose Toys’ key new brands, Shopkins and Mutant Mania.
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