Universal Partnership & Licensing’s franchise-based business model is driving big returns for the company, both in brand loyalty and revenue.
Dubai Parks and Resorts has teamed with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to create a Sony Pictures Studio and Smurfs Zone at the upcoming Motiongate Dubai theme park.
Studio 100 has signed a deal to air its content in the Middle East for a period of three years via Mondo TV and extended its existing partnership with distribution company Comarex.
FremantleMedia International has re-signed a multi-year deal with MBC Group that will see pan-Arab versions of “Idol” and “Got Talent” re-commissioned.
Zodiak Kids has sold Marathon Media's production “Lolirock” to territories across Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East, and licensing deals in France.
Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products has announced a host of new merchandise collections for "The Simpsons."
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA recognized its top licensees last night at the second annual Golden Bunny Awards.
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.
Platinum Films has signed a deal with Cartoon Network to air “Matt Hatter Chronicles” in the Middle East, Africa and Southern Europe.
Even in a non-movie year, business is flourishing for Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA, and the company has a huge amount of new content in the pipeline.
Nottingham Forest has appointed Copyright Licensing Agency to handle licensing for the animated feature film Foosball in MENA.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA is pairing with Puma for a range of co-branded gear featuring Tom and Jerry and Superman.
Turner Broadcasting has appointed Humphrey Black to the newly created role of vice president of media distribution, EMEA.
Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA has partnered with the Ilyas & Mustafa Galadari Group for a Cartoon Network Zone in the IMG Worlds of Adventure indoor theme park in Dubai.
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.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has tied up a multi-property partnership with Bioworld Europe for apparel and accessories.
Planeta Junior has taken on the animated TV series “Nutri Ventures,” which promotes healthy eating habits, for TV rights, licensing and merchandising.
Casual dining chain TGI Friday's has extended and expanded its partnership with Inventure Foods in a new agreement that will grow the brand’s snack food line.
Big Tent Entertainment has added three more licensees to the roster of partners for its Domo/Ghostbusters mash-up.
East West Licensing has been appointed as the regional licensing agent for NBCUniversal in the Middle East and North Africa.
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