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.
Santoro London has signed a new deal with United Colors of Benetton’s Undercolors brand for a range featuring its Mirabelle brand.
The digital tween brand Punky Princess is headed to BLE in London this year with an eye toward expansion.
Paws, Inc. has named three new agents for the Garfield brand in G/A/S, the Middle East and Latin America.
BBC Worldwide and Merlin Entertainment have joined forces to create CBeebies Land at the U.K. theme park Alton Towers.
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products has signed a series of new deals for properties including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Dora the Explorer.
Unilever U.K. is adding to the portfolio for the U.K.’s No. 1 kids’ bathing brand, Matey, in a new partnership with H&A for bath accessories.
License! Global’s exclusive Show Dailies from this year’s Brand Licensing Europe are now available online.
Following its debut appearance at Brand Licensing Europe last month, Outfit7 has signed a series of deals for Talking Tom and Talking Friends.
On Nov. 8, the U.K.’s Channel 5 named the greatest kids’ TV shows from the past 60 years, with many licensed brands finding their way onto the list.
Dot To Dot Productions has appointed the licensing agency Brands with Influence to represent its productions.
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