HIP acquires global distribution rights to Alchemy II’s The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin and T&B Media Global’s Friends

June 11, 2019

The Jim Henson Company’s recently relaunched distribution label HIP (Henson Independent Properties) has acquired the rights to distribute two new series, Alchemy II’s iconic classic The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin, and T&B Media Global’s #Friends. The announcement was made today by Claudia Scott-Hansen, SVP Global Distribution, at The Jim Henson Company. HIP is The Jim […]

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Licensing Link to represent web and tourism phenomenon North Coast 500

June 10, 2019

Brand extension and strategy agency Licensing Link Europe has been appointed to manage global licensing for North Coast 500, the 516-mile-long coastal touring route through the Scottish North Highlands that has become an online and tourism phenomenon, on behalf of brand owner North Coast 500 Limited. Since 2015, when just over 500 miles of stunning […]

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‘Mighty Little Bheem’ India’s first animation show for children on Netflix now a global hit

June 10, 2019

India’s animation series ‘Mighty Little Bheem’ is now a win as Netflix’s first Indian original animation show for kids has become the first to break a geographical barrier in just over a month. As per the video streaming service, the spin-off of Indian studio Green Gold Animation’s popular kids’ franchise ‘Chhota Bheem’ has become Netflix’s […]

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Marcolin Group renews licensing agreement with Harley-Davidson

June 10, 2019

Marcolin Group announced the renewal of the licensing agreement for the design, manufacturing and worldwide distribution of sunglasses and eyeglasses for Harley-Davidson Motor Co. The agreement for Marcolin Group to produce Harley-Davidson branded eyewear for men, women and kids has been extended through Dec. 31, 2021. Marcolin Group remains committed to faithfully incorporating the Harley-Davidson […]

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Cinépolis launches Bollywood inspired care campaign focussed on customer service

June 7, 2019

Cinépolis, India’s 1st international and the world’s 2nd largest movie theatre circuit in terms of attendees has launched a new campaign, highlighting their focus on customer service. A video capturing the essence of Cinepolites always going the extra mile provide the best customer service to its patrons, has been launched as a part of the […]

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Inox Leisure partners with NBA as exclusive multiplex partner

June 6, 2019

Inox Leisure India’s second largest multiplex chain, has partnered with popular American professions basketball league, the National Basketball Association (NBA), to integrate the NBA into select cinemas across Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. As the NBA’s exclusive multiplex partner in India, Inox will introduce numerous NBA elements in and around its cinema houses, including […]

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IMG appointed as Bundesliga’s exclusive global licensing representative

June 6, 2019

IMG has announced its appointment as the exclusive global licensing representative for Bundesliga International, a subsidiary of the DFL association, which is internationally marketing the commercial rights of the Bundesliga. IMG has agreed a multi-year deal with the league which is both the world’s best supported football league in terms of attendance, and the second […]

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Licensing International Awards 2019: Winners Announced

June 6, 2019

The winners of the 2019 International Licensing Awards were unveiled during the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. “2018 was an incredible year for our industry, which is reflected in tonight’s slate of winners and honorees,” said Licensing International’s President, Maura Regan. “It’s been particularly satisfying to see the increasingly international nature of the licensing business […]

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Zoonicorn launches new series of animated sing-along music videos

June 6, 2019

Zoonicorn introduces three new animated music videos with original scores and lyrics, bringing its video content to 11 for children ages 2-6. The rich and engaging music videos will be available on YouTube and HappyKidsTV, with additional distribution agreements set with Kabillion, Kid Genius and Kidoodle.tv. In each video, Zoonicorns take young animals who are […]

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Motu Patlu wax statues to grace Madame Tussauds in Delhi

June 4, 2019

Kids magazine Lotpot’s characters Motu Patlu who have been entertaining kids on Nickelodeon are set to be the first Indian animated characters to have their wax statues at Madame Tussauds in Delhi. The cartoon characters are all set to get waxed today. The association between Lotpot and Nickelodeon has created a vibrant ecosystem around the […]

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Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products announces first licensing partners for Blue’s Clues & You!

June 4, 2019

Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products (VNCP) announced the first licensees for Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Clues & You!, a reboot of the groundbreaking curriculum-driven interactive series Blue’s Clues. Just Play will be the global preschool toy partner for plush, figures, playsets and role play, Vtech will be the global partner for early learning toys, and Cardinal will manage […]

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Genius Brands International apppoints studio veteran Jeff Shapiro as VP of Retail Development

June 4, 2019

Genius Brands International, Inc. “Genius Brands” (Nasdaq:GNUS) has announced the appointment of licensing industry veteran Jeff Shapiro as Vice President of Retail Development. The announcement was made by Genius Brands’ SVP of Global Consumer Products, Lloyd Mintz, to whom he will directly report. Shapiro, who has held positions at Warner Bros. Entertainment, 20th Century Fox, […]

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Herschend Entertainment Studios appoints Alpha Group as global master toy partner for Chuggington animated series

June 3, 2019

Herschend Entertainment Studios™ (“HES”) announced that production has commenced on season six of their popular children’s series, Chuggington, and that Alpha Group has been appointed as the global master toy partner in a multi-year collaboration to deliver an innovative range of Chuggington toys to fans around the world.  The new season and toy line will […]

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Amara Muzik partners with Believe as strategic partners in audio video

May 31, 2019

Amara Muzik Pvt. Ltd., well-known regional music label headquartered in Chennai, has entered into a strategic partnership with Believe to distribute Amara Muzik’s, Audio and Video content on Music Platforms Worldwide. Believe will expand the geographic markets of Amara Muzik that owns copyrights to a large catalogue of Bengali, Odia, Chattisgarhi and Rajasthani Film and […]

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