Valencia takes merchandise operation in-house after Puma deal

July 12, 2019

Spanish top-flight soccer club Valencia have taken their merchandising business in-house after opting against a renewal with Fanatics, the global sports retail specialists, which has managed the team’s operations for the last two years. Valencia’s deal with Fanatics saw the club’s merchandising operation managed via the latter’s v-commerce model, distributing to more than 188 markets. […]

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Wildbrain to manage headstarts best furry friends on Youtube

July 11, 2019

WildBrain, a leading digital kids’ network and studio, has been appointed by Headstart International Pty Ltd. to manage the Best Furry Friends – or BFF – toy brand on YouTube. WildBrain will employ its expertise in content and channel management on YouTube to grow the global audience for BFF with exclusive content designed to delight […]

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Martin Krieger appointed as CEO of Studio 100 Media

July 11, 2019

Studio 100 has announced the appointment of Martin Krieger as CEO of Studio 100 Media and its subsidiaries Studio 100 Film, m4e and the newly formed Studio Isar Animation (Munich / Germany). Krieger will also be responsible for the global commercial business of Studio 100 International including content distribution, licensing and consumer products for the […]

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Sunny Leone launches her innerwear brand “Infamous by Startstruck”

July 11, 2019

Popular Bollywood celebrity turned serial entrepreneur, Sunny Leone has launched her own innerwear brand “Infamous by Starstruck” exclusively at India Licensing Expo 2019, the third edition of the country’s largest brand licensing platform. Bradford License India has been appointed as the brand’s official licensing agent. Post her successful foray into the cosmetic industry, Leone now […]

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Aurora World announces launch of YooHoo apps on major platforms

July 9, 2019

Aurora World, a leading character and content company and owner of the globally successful YooHoo brand, has announced the launch of a number of YooHoo mobile applications planned for this year. They are available on a variety of platforms, including Google Play and the App Store. Already available for download are a colouring book, an […]

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SLR Productions and Giggle Garage announce collaborative partnership

July 9, 2019

Australia’s SLR Productions and Malaysia’s Giggle Garage announced a collaborative partnership which commences with SLR Productions’ recently announced new original CGI animated series, SPACE NOVA. SLR Productions’ Executive Producer Suzanne Ryan together with Giggle Garage’s Executive Producers, Juhaidah Joemin and Zeno Gabing anticipate a range of creative and financial cooperative opportunities between their studios. “SLR […]

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Emoji signs licensing agreement with Hershey Company

July 6, 2019

The emoji company has entered into a licensing agreement with The Hershey Company with regard to emoji company’s registered emoji(R) trademark. The agreement covers the Hershey’s brand launch of a limited edition Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Emoji Bar this summer. The product will be available nationwide throughout summer 2019. The Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Emoji Bar will […]

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Shemaroo announces licensing agreement with Macmerise for iconic Bollywood movie dialogues

July 5, 2019

Shemaroo Entertainment has inked a licencing agreement with Macmerise for its official Bollywood licensing and merchandising brand Yedaz. Macmerise is a licencee in the mobile accessories business across genres of superhero characters, movies, sports and fashion. This licencing arrangement between Yedaz and Macmerise will allow the latter to have access to the iconic Bollywood movie […]

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Cinépolis’ launches its fun and vibrant mascot: The CinéBoy!

July 5, 2019

Cinépolis, India’s 1st international and the world’s 2nd largest movie theatre circuit in terms of attendees, continually curates new interesting initiatives to delight their consumers. Taking this focus a step ahead, it launched a new and very special addition to the Cinépolis family- CinéBoy! The new mascot embodies and personifies Cinépolis’s ethos of fun and […]

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DHX Media announces appointments to drive original animated content

July 5, 2019

DHX Media has announced that Stephanie Betts has been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President, Content, and will be responsible for development and production of DHX Media’s slate of original animated content, reporting to Josh Scherba, President. In addition, Todd Brian has joined the Company in the newly created role of Director of […]

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Salman Khan to launch new gym franchise plans to open 300 gyms by 2020

July 4, 2019

After the successful worldwide chain of the clothing and acessories brand, Superstar Salman Khan is set to launch his own chain of gyms and fitness centers across the country. A treat to all the fitness enthusiasts, the Gym Chain is set to open over 300 gyms across India by 2020. Salman has always been an inspiration who possesses […]

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Blue Zoo launches brand rights division

July 3, 2019

Entertainment production company Blue Zoo has announced it is branching out into rights management for its own and third-party IP. The company has opened a new licensing division, which will be overseen by Alison Warner, formerly of Technicolor. She will oversee the new division growing Blue Zoo’s slate of properties, as well as handling pre-sales, […]

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CBBC and Family Channel commission Malory Towers

July 3, 2019

DHX Media and King Bert Productions announced that the new live-action series, Malory Towers, has been greenlit by CBBC, the BBC’s channel for children aged 6-12, and DHX Television’s Family Channel. Malory Towers is based on the iconic book series of the same name by Enid Blyton and follows 12-year-old Darrell Rivers as she leaves […]

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Genius Brands International appoints industry content sales veteran, Caroline Tyre

July 3, 2019

Genius Brands International “Genius Brands” announced the appointment of content sales and acquisitions veteran, Caroline Tyre to oversee global content sales as SVP of international distribution. Additionally, Tyre will spearhead the ongoing digital growth as Head of the Genius Brands Network, comprised of the Kid Genius Cartoon Channel and Baby Genius TV.  The announcement was […]

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