Music

KickO unites music legends on World Music Day to bring music closer to children!

June 25, 2019

Rsearch says that music helps release the “happy chemical” in human body, infact we are programmed to be happier when we listen to music. And on the occasion of this World Music Day, destination of unlimited happiness, Sony YAY! Is all set to celebrate the magical gift of music and spread unlimited smiles amongst its […]

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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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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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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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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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Cottonwood Media appoints Retail Monster as UK Licensing agent for Find Me In Paris

May 29, 2019

Premium European Kids content producer Cottonwood Media, (a Federation Kids & Family company), has appointed Retail Monster as exclusive UK licensing agent for the hit tween drama series Find Me in Paris. Retail Monster will be responsible for the development of Find Me in Paris branded licensed products and merchandise throughout the United Kingdom (England, […]

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INOX to screen ICC Cricket World Cup matches live on cinema screens

May 29, 2019

The fastest growing cinema chain of the country, INOX Leisure Ltd (INOX) is all set to offer an unprecedented stadium-like experience to the cricket fans of India with the screening of LIVE matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on cinema screens. The 12 th edition of ICC Cricket World Cup hosted by England […]

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Indian film marketing spends in 2018 grew to Rs 600 crore: GroupM ESP Properties

May 28, 2019

ESP Properties – the entertainment and sports division of GroupM – has released the second edition of Showbiz Report in India. Showbiz 2.0 is a consolidated India Entertainment Marketing Report which covers the Entertainment Industry in four parts – Film Marketing, Brands & Films, Celebrity Endorsements and Licensing in India. The year 2018 saw a […]

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Changing tides of the Indian licensing industry

May 17, 2019

Licensing & Merchandising in India is dynamically changing with advancements in technology and digital space. With a number of international brands strategizing on India via licensing, this has now opened new prospects to the industry. Last year India ranked among the top 25 global markets for licensing and merchandising. Pegged at $ 1,476 million, India […]

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Mattel expands global licensing agreement with disney for Pixar Animation Studios

May 2, 2019

Mattel announced the expansion of its global licensing agreement with Disney to span new titles and to design and develop toys inspired by characters from all Pixar Animation Studios’ film properties. Included in the new agreement are upcoming 2020 movie releases, including “Onward,” as well as beloved titles, many of which are Academy Award® winners […]

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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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Spotify to acquire Parcast

March 27, 2019

Spotify Technology S.A, the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Parcast, a premier storytelling-driven podcast studio. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Since its founding in 2016, Parcast has launched 18 premium podcast series including Serial Killers, Unsolved Murders, Cults and Conspiracy Theories and the […]

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Music licensing goes digital through PLUS

March 27, 2019

With PLUS (Performance License For Usage Of Sound Recording), an online portal, executives can issue licenses, and receive payments within minutes. In the world of public performance licensing digitization and the proliferation of the internet across India has created limitless possibilities. ‘Public performance royalties’ are the monetary compensation paid to music labels for the privilege […]

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