Brand Licensing Europe 2014 expects to top last year’s record-breaking attendance with even more features and new brands on the floor.
Vu Bui, chief operating officer at Mojang, the company behind the video game “Minecraft,” will give a keynote address at BLE next week in London.
Aardman has signed a number of new deals for its global brand Shaun the Sheep across a host of core categories.
HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, has appointed Lappset to design and build branded activity attractions for its top brands.
Viz Media has acquired TV, DVD/Bluray, video-on-demand and merchandising rights to the TV series “Terraformars” for Europe.
Broadcasters in Finland are cozying up to Nickelodeon’s kids’ content.
Platinum Films has signed a deal with Cartoon Network to air “Matt Hatter Chronicles” in the Middle East, Africa and Southern Europe.
The animated series “Calimero” will be back on TV via Super RTL in Germany starting Oct. 6.
Plug-in Media’s first original IP project, “Tee and Mo,” has been bought by CBeebies.
ZDF Enterprises has made a number of new sales for its preschool series “Q Pootle 5.”
As BLE gears up for the biggest event in its 16-year history, the show has unveiled a full roster of educational sessions, celebrity appearances and brand showcases.
MIPCOM has named chief executive officer of DreamWorks Animation, Jeffrey Katzenberg, as its 2013 Personality of the Year.
TVMania U.K. has expanded the role of Monika Albers, who will now oversee all licensing for company’s U.K. division.
JELC is bringing one of its newest clients, the girls’ crafting property iDoo-B-Doo, to Brand Licensing Europe this week.
ITV is focusing on four of its major properties at BLE–Cut the Rope, Matt Hatter Chronicles, Babar and the Classic Thunderbirds.
U.K. animal charity Battersea Dogs & Cats home has launched a new line of pet toys in partnership with Rupert’s Pet Shop.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA announced a multi-year partnership with the NBA Wednesday at Brand Licensing Europe.
American Greetings Properties’ Care Bears are continuing their march across the globe with several new deals in Europe, Latin America and Asia.
Safety science company UL will host a Licensing Industry Open Day Nov. 21 at its new facility in Berkshire, England.
The Toy Retailers Association has unveiled its annual list of the top 50 U.K. “Dream Toys” for the holiday season.
Imira Entertainment has launched a library of five new apps based on its animated series, “Sandra, The Fairytale Detective.”
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