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.
Brand Central has signed on to develop a consumer products program for the design and lifestyle company Dwell Media.
MHS Licensing has signed on to represent artist Josephine Kimberling, who specializes in modern-meets-vintage florals.
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.
Bubble Gum Interactive has appointed Virtual World Licensing and AT New Media to represent “Space Heroes Universe!.”
VIZ Media has become the North American master licensee for the anime series “K.”
The organizer of the 2016 UEFA European Football Championship is in the process of selecting a master licensee.
Penguin Children’s has taken digital, film/TV and merchandising rights for art licensing company MGL’s Marsh Mellow brand.
Saban Brands has signed on to manage the distribution and licensing of Nottingham Forest’s “Sendokai Champions” in North America and Israel.
A2 Entertainment has appointed V.I.P. Entertainment & Merchandising to represent its series “Stan Lee’s Mighty 7.”
Henson Independent Properties, a division of The Jim Henson Company, has acquired the sseries “Elias: Rescue Team Adventures.”
CreaCon Group has appointed 20TOO to represent its preschool series “City of Friends” in the Middle East.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment will be representing “Digimon Fusion” for licensing and promotion in the U.K.
m4e has picked up “B-Daman Crossfire” for its TV platform and will also represent the brand for licensing in German-speaking territories.
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