With MAGIC Market Week in full swing, it’s only fitting that License! Global looks at the trends that will shape the licensed apparel business in 2014.
Creation Films has tapped C3 Entertainment as the distribution partner for its Historical War library of documentary films.
AG Properties has renewed its partnerships with 14 licensing agents worldwide for its five signature brands.
Lima Sky has appointed Danish firm INK as licensing agent in the Nordics and Eastern Europe for its mobile game “Doodle Jump.”
TF1 has renewed Tele Images’ animated series “The Ranch” for a second season, and, in conjunction, is planning a comprehensive licensing program.
Brand Licensing Europe’s annual License This! challenge for new creative concepts is now open for entries.
IMG Licensing and UniWorld Group have partnered to develop licensing and marketing opportunities for the music brand Def Jam Enterprises.
Studio 100 International has tapped Empire Licensing to represent May the Bee in South East Asia.
VIZ Media Europe has signed several new broadcast partners and a licensing agent for its boys’ property Tenkai Knights in Benelux.
Space Enterprises has teamed up DIC 2 in Italy to develop a licensing program for its preschool series “The Hive.”
Studio 100 International has appointed two new licensing agents for its Maya the Bee brand in Latin America.
DCD Publishing has signed on to represent Jack Monroe, author of the successful budget food blog “A Girl called Jack.”
memBrain has taken on the global licensing program for music and lifestyle brand The Pussycat Dolls.
Women’s clothing manufacturer Karen Kane has appointed IMG Licensing to develop its licensing program.
Energizer Personal Care has tapped New York-based licensing agency Brandgenuity for its Hawaiian Tropic, Banana Boat and Playtex brands.
Team! Licensing has been appointed to represent Hello Kitty and other Sanrio brands in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Recording artist Ben Tankard has appointed SRG Ventures to build a licensing program around his new brand, Full Tank.
Lawless Entertainment has been appointed as the worldwide licensing representative for the reality TV series, “American Trucker.”
Dr. Seuss Enterprises has appointed Global Pursuit as its exclusive licensing agent across key categories throughout Asia, including India.
Platinum Films has appointed Dream Theatre as the licensing agent for its boys’ property Matt Hatter Chronicles in India.
PopCap Games, a division of Electronic Arts, has appointed Tycoon Enterprises to handle licensing for the app property “Plants vs. Zombies.”
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