Author: licensing

BCCI invites brands to acquire partner right for IPL for a minimum of three years

January 16, 2018

By way of a recent announcement, BCCI has invited brands to acquire partner right for Vivo Indian Premier League for a minimum of three years starting from the 2018 edition. The three different partner rights are IPL Official Partner Rights, IPL Strategic Time Out Partner Rights and IPL Umpire Partner Rights. Let’s have a look […]

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LIMA starts accepting nominations for its annual International Licensing Excellence awards

January 16, 2018

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) has started accepting nominations for its annual International Licensing Excellence Awards. Recognising outstanding creativity and performance in all major segments of licensing, the winners will be announced at Licensing Expo that will be held from May 22 to 24, 2018, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las […]

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Bear Hunt Films strikes a deal with Visit Isle of Wight

January 16, 2018

                     BEAR HUNT FILMS LTD A landmark deal that has been struck between Bear Hunt Films and Visit Isle of Wight will bring We’re Going on a Bear Hunt to life this year on the Island. The year-long agreement will see a series of especially themed […]

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Global Licensing and Fashion UK name Hannah Miles as group creative director

January 16, 2018

Global Licensing and Fashion UK, specialist designers and manufacturers of licensed apparel, have named Hannah Miles as group creative director. Miles will oversee Global Licensing’s new children’s daywear division and pilot the new lines from Fashion UK. She will not only liase with UK customers, but also those based in Europe in order to forge […]

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Bambino Media in an exclusive global licensing deal with James Hand

January 16, 2018

UK-based outfit, Bambino Media has signed an exclusive global licensing deal with the former BBC presenter James Hand to exploit Boaty McBoatface commercial rights across media and consumer products. Bambino Media has developed a full cast of Boaty McBoatface characters and content aimed at the global market for film, television, publishing, digital and beyond. David […]

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Magic Box Toys appoints Lisle Licensing as licensing agent for SuperZings consumer products

January 16, 2018

Magic Box International has appointed Lisle Licensing as its licensing agent for UK and Eire for its new collectable brand SuperZings. Due to hit UK shelves this month, the SuperZings are everyday objects brought to life in a Hero vs Villain rivalry theme. Clad in superhero cape and eyemasks, there are more than 80 characters […]

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Look Mom! Productions starts work on TV series Gary & His Demons

January 16, 2018

In a recent announcement, Canadian studio Look Mom! Productions has stated that it has started production on a series titled Gary & His Demons (a 16 x 11 mins series based on a short form pilot from the Bite on Mondo Incubator). The series has been scheduled to debut on MONDO’s channel on VRV this […]

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Cinema 70 screens Emoji Movie in Saudi after lifting of ban on cinema

January 16, 2018

When it was first released last summer, the CG animated ode to emoticons, The Emoji Movie, did not exactly set the box office on fire. But recently it managed to cement its place in history as it was shown in a theatre in Saudi Arabia making it one of the first movies to have been […]

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Necrosoft launches its hybrid hit Gunhouse on Nintendo Switch

January 16, 2018

For lovers of puzzle and tower defense games, indie studio Necrosoft is launching their weird hybrid hit Gunhouse on Nintendo Switch two days ago. The game compatible with joycons, the pro controller, and the touch screen is available on the Nintendo eShop for $14.99. Gunhouse is part puzzle, part active tower defense, as you make […]

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ACE MADDOX’ Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China available on Xbox One

January 16, 2018

  ACE MADDOX’ air-combat action game Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China (FTSOC) has now launched on Xbox One and is available worldwide. The game is based on the historical events of America’s secret volunteer squadrons that helped defend China in World War 2. The game is priced at $18.99 USD, €18.99 EUR and £15.19 GBP. […]

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Alice Tait signs on licensees

January 15, 2018

British illustrator Alice Tait has signed on licensees WeLoveCushions and Temple Island Collection to introduce several new product lines featuring her work. While WeLoveCushions is on board to introduce the Alice Tait London cushion collection,Temple Island will expand its current Alice Tait London giftware range with a variety of new items including bags, notebooks, a […]

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Major League Soccer joins forces with EA Games

January 15, 2018

Major League Soccer and EA Games have joined forces to launch the eMLS, a competitive eSports league that will compete within the “EA Sports FIFA 18” game. Initially, the eMLS will see 19 MLS clubs participate in the new eSports league including Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew SC, FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo, LA Galaxy, […]

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Temple Island Collection adds series of new products

January 15, 2018

Specialist giftware company Temple Island Collection is adding a series of new products to its highly successful Alice Tait London giftware range. The new lines, which will be launched at Top Drawer next week, include new bags, notebooks, a travel mug, coasters, a charm bracelet and an umbrella. Bath-based artist Alice Tait has worked closely […]

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Optiemus aims to garner 10% of India’s premium phone mkt. with BlackBerry

January 15, 2018

Optiemus Infracom aims to garner 10 per cent share of the domestic premium smartphone market in India by the end of this year. The company holds the rights for manufacturing and distribution of BlackBerry phones in India and other countriOnly last year, BSE-listed Optiemus had signed a licensing deal with BlackBerry which includes rights for […]

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