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.
A slate of top-tier executives from companies including Mind Candy, AwesomenessTV and Sprout will share their stories at this year’s MIPJunior.
Sesame Workshop and CBeebies are joining forces for the new children’s series, “The Furchester,” featuring Sesame Street Muppets.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe returns to BLE this year with a portfolio featuring some of the world’s hottest gaming brands.
British licensing professionals are reporting a good trading year to date, with more than two-thirds experiencing growth.
Fan Ink Limited has signed on to create a line of novelty products for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.
Turner CN Enterprise has signed a raft of new agreements for LazyTown live events in the Middle East, Africa, the U.K., Germany and Spain.
V&S Entertainment has inked a new confectionary deal for its preschool series “Everything’s Rosie” in Italy with partner Nestle.
Madam Events is bringing the BBC Worldwide adaptation of the series “Charlie and Lola” to Kent, England, this December.
Santoro has added two new licensees to the roster for its art brand Gorjuss in Europe, and unveiled new products from existing licensees in the region.
Atlantyca Entertainment’s licensing partner BRB Internacional has inked a new deal with Librodivo for a line of Geronimo Stilton board games.
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