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.
MarVista Entertainment has acquired the Latin American distribution rights to Dentsu Entertainment USA's animated series "Little Battlers eXperience."
Garfield licensor Paws, Inc. has teamed with Bare Tree Media to launch digital content featuring the famous feline on messenging apps around the world.
Turner Broadcasting System’s Cartoon Network and Boomerang will air more than 800 minutes of new Mattel television content in Latin America.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out Of Water has sparked global interest in the brand's TV series from broadcasters around the globe.
Following the box office success of its first theatrical film, Maya the Bee: Movie, Studio 100 have unveiled plans to bring the movie to South America and the U.S.
Viacom International Media Networks Americas has made a trio of new appointments.
Gaumont Animation has secured a number of new international broadcasters for its animated CGI series "Calimero" (104 x 11).
The "Peppa Pig" brand continues to grow in Brazil, with 45 licensees signed on just one year after the brand's merchandise launch.
DHX Media has tapped The Orchard to distribute more than 8,000 episodes from its library content, as well as newly produced and acquired series.
Nike has extended its license agreement with Perry Ellis International for men's, women's and children's swimwear and accessories in North America.
King Digital Entertainment has appointed a global network of 10 new licensing agents to represent its game franchises.
Jam Brands, in collaboration with Copyrights Group, will launch a licensing program for the lifestyle magazine Jits at Brand Licensing Europe next month.
Mind Candy, the entertainment company behind the Moshi Monsters franchise, globally launched the "World of Warriors" app.
Bilingual kids' TV service Oznoz, in partnership with DVDLab, is bringing the '80s TV series "Professor Balthazar" to audiences in North America.
Perry Ellis International has expanded its agreement with Lyn De Mexico to include men’s and boy's loungewear under the Original Penguin by Munsingwear brand in Mexico.
Strawberry Shortcake is expanding her reach in Argentina, where she is known as “Frutillita,” with three new licensing deals.
Genius Brands International has tapped Spiral International to launch GBI’s animated TV series across all media in Latin America.
King Digital Entertainment has launched another title to the Candy Crush game lineup, “Candy Crush Soda Saga,” for iOS and Android devices and Facebook.
DreamWorks Animation and Netflix are continuing their exclusive content partnership with the original animated series "The Adventures of Puss in Boots."
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