Collaborations

Kong Studio’s announces second collaboration with IMAX

April 12, 2019

Kong Studio announced its second collaboration with IMAX, this time creating a digital animation spot to support the IMAX release of superhero origin film, “Shazam!” from Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema. The latest IMAX spot for ‘Shazam!’ was produced in collaboration with IMAX from Kong’s new East London studio in Walthamstow with sound design […]

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Universal Music signs licensing agreement with uduX

April 9, 2019

Universal Music Group has signed an licensing agreement with Nigerian music streaming service uduX. Universal Music Group is the first major music company to license its catalog to uduX. uduX is currently available via monthly subscription through Habari by GTBank, a leading platform for music, shopping and lifestyle content launched in November 2018. Reports said that the service will […]

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ITV signs licensing agreement with Amobee

April 6, 2019

ITV, the UK’s biggest commercial broadcaster, announced that it has signed an exclusive UK and Ireland licensing agreement with Amobee, a global digital advertising technology company, for end-to-end programmatic buying and selling of premium video inventory on the ITV Hub. This will enable ITV to launch a new, fully programmatic, premium advanced advertising platform, uniquely […]

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Nat Geo launches kid’s footwear with Clarks inspired by photo ark endangered species project

April 4, 2019

National Geographic has launched Clarks Kids X National Geographic, a colourful, stylish and striking collection with designs inspired by some of the most amazing species on the planet, in collaboration with ones of the world’s leading names in footwear. Sustainability is a major feature of this collection. Tying in with National Geographic’s strong focus on […]

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Skyworth signs worldwide license deal with Via Licensing’s advanced audio coding patent pool

April 2, 2019

Skyworth, a leading technology company headquartered in China, and Via Licensing, the collaborative licensing leader, has announced signing of an Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) patent pool agreement granting Skyworth a worldwide license to use the patented technology in its televisions. “We are glad to reach this global agreement with Skyworth, and welcome Skyworth into the […]

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Discovery, BBC Studios signs global content partnership

April 2, 2019

Discovery, Inc. and BBC Studios announce a series of agreements, reigniting their historic relationship with a multi-million pound global content partnership spanning a library of premium factual series to power a new global streaming service, and a bespoke development deal for BBC Studios’ iconic genres of natural history, animals, adventure, science, travel, space, history and […]

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MDL announces Angry Birds agreement with Alpitour S.p.A.

April 2, 2019

Maurizio Distefano Licensing (MDL), which manages licensing for the Angry Birds brand in Italy and Switzerland on behalf of brand owner Rovio Entertainment Corporation, has announced a major new licensing agreement. Leading Italian travel company Alpitour S.p.A has signed a special Licensed Experience contract through which it will promote its seaside resorts across the Mediterranean […]

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Reliance Retail buys ITC’s menswear brand John Players

March 28, 2019

Reliance Industries Ltd reportedly said that its unit Reliance Retail Ltd has acquired consumer goods company ITC Ltd’s menswear brand John Players. The acquisition would help Reliance Retail readymade garments and accessories portfolio in the fashion and lifestyle retail space, says report. ITC sold the brand John Players and related trademarks and intellectual property to […]

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Rocket Licensing signs three new licenses

March 25, 2019

Independent licensing company Rocket Licensing, which represents the world-famous Godzilla brand in the UK and Ireland on behalf of Japanese licensor and brand owner Toho, has announced the signing of three new licenses. The agreements, in the apparel and home textiles categories, are announced as excitement builds in the run-up to the launch of Warner […]

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YouTube denies reports on plans to cancel high-end dramas, comedies

March 25, 2019

YouTube has denied reports on plans to cancel high-end dramas and comedies on its paid service platform. Earlier Bloomberg reported that the platform has stopped accepting new pitches for high-budget scripted shows. YouTube has several high-end dramas and comedies currently in production and will soon reveal new and returning series, says report. There is direct […]

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adidas collaborates with Game of Thrones for Ultraboost collection

March 22, 2019

adidas Running announces the highly anticipated collaborative project with legendary  television series Game of Thrones. Since it first hit screens in 2011, Game of Thrones has made waves across the entertainment landscape, transcending the world of Westeros to firmly anchor itself in modern pop culture. Now, ahead of its eighth and final season , adidas […]

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Disney closes $71 bln 21st Century Fox Deal

March 22, 2019

The Walt Disney Company has closed the deal on its $71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox. “This is an extraordinary and historic moment for us—one that will create significant long-term value for our company and our shareholders,” said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. “Combining Disney’s and 21st […]

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Infosys signs agreement with Roland-Garros

March 22, 2019

Infosys and Roland-Garros, announced a strategic three-year technology partnership. The collaboration is aimed at enriching the game by providing fans, players and coaches with a completely new experience, leveraging Infosys’ expertise in digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, big data & analytics, mobility, virtual and augmented reality. Bernard Giudicelli, President of the French Tennis Federation, […]

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Google signs licensing agreement with IPRS

March 20, 2019

Google has signed licensing agreement with The Indian Performing Right Society(IPRS), India’s Largest Music Representative Trade Body, according to reports. Reports said that Indian Performing Right Society Limited has granted a license to Google, allowing the company to utilise its members’ collection across YouTube and related services in the country. The Indian Performing Right Society […]

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