Entertainment Licensing

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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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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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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Shemaroo Entertainment’s Yedaz Collaborates with Imagica

March 26, 2019

Yedaz will offer bollywood themed merchandise at stores located inside Imagica theme park

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Rocket to manage licensing for new animated series from Matt Groening

March 15, 2019

Independent licensing company Rocket Licensing has been appointed by brand owner Bapper Entertainment Inc. to manage licensing in the UK and Ireland for Disenchantment, the new adult animated comedy series from Matt Groening, streaming on Netflix. The series takes place in the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland. It follows the adventures of a hard-drinking princess […]

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Indian media and entertainment industry reaches Rs 1.67 trillion in 2018: EY – FICCI FRAMES report 2019

March 15, 2019

The Indian Media and Entertainment (M&E) sector reached Rs1.67 trillion (US$23.9 billion) in 2018, a growth of ~13.4% over 2017 states the EY-FICCI report ‘A billion screens of opportunity,’ launched today at the FICCI Frames 2019 in Mumbai. With its current trajectory, the M&E sector in India is expected to cross Rs2.35 trillion (US$33.6 billion) […]

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Viacom18 launches COLORS Tamil; set to go on air from 19th Feb

February 10, 2018

In a welcome news, Viacom18 has launched its latest regional entertainment channel- COLORS Tamil. Scheduled to go on air on 19th February,this particular channel will be the national media conglomerate’s first foray into the Tamil market. Viacom18 already operates general entertainment channels in 5 regional languages like Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali and Odia apart from […]

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Producers Guild of India signs monumental MoU with Pact, UK

February 8, 2018

Recently, the Producers Guild of India signed a monumental MoU with Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television UK (Pact). The MoU signed by the Guild president Siddharth Roy Kapur is intended to lead to a more collaborative relationship between the UK and Indian production sectors and for both countries to share best practices, projects and […]

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AIR partners with Amazon; to broadcast its programmes throughout the world

February 5, 2018

Thanks to a recent pact between All India Radio and Amazon Echo service, listeners of the public broadcaster can now tune into Amazon’s Alexa to access FM radio, the popular Vividh Bharati and 41 other services from any part of the world. The public service broadcaster has partnered with e-commerce platform Amazon for the latter’s […]

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