RDF Kids and Family recently expanded its licensing team. Angeles Blanco was promoted to head of international licensing, where she will manage the Kids’ brands division. Lisa Simpson will work with Blanco as international licensing coordinato
UK-based producer and distributor of factual and children’s programming Parthenon Entertainment has joined forces with entertainment rights business Entara in the portfolio of private equity group Arkaga Fund. The program libraries of both compan
The German licensing industry named its top players in the LIMA Germany awards last week with German property Die Wildren Kerle scooping the overall best license of the year award. Other winners were: Promotion of the Year: “Germany’s Next To
Kidz Entertainment has acquired rights for the design-led property Little Ewe. In a deal brokered with Rob Corney of Bulldog Licensing, Kidz will represent Little Ewe in the Nordic region and throughout Eastern Europe.
The acquisition puts Kidz into t
Aardman Animations has joined up with UK charity Leonard Cheshire Disability in an advertising campaign that challenges attitudes toward disability. Called “Creature Discomforts,” the awareness campaign is based on the Creature Comforts ser
The England Three Lions Crest is being secured with a brand licensing solution from De La Rue for the UK and Europe. The system incorporates a hologram with a secure online track and trace system. The FA’s own holograms will be originated and man
HIT Entertainment signed two key partnerships for its theme parks and attractions business. Ride Entertainment Systems (“RES”) of Maryland has been appointed strategic development partner for North America and Amusement Rides Consultants (&
Spanish production and distribution business Imira Entertainment—formerly Icon Animation—has signed a number of new deals in Asia.
“Rat Man,” from Imira’s third-party slate, has sold to HBO Family Channel Asia as part of a