Toy Licensing 

Technicolor names Simba Toys as master toy licensee

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 2,903 Paris-based Technicolor has named Simba Toys as master toy licensee for its animated co-production The Deep.  The deal will see Simba Toys launch an initial range of figures, play sets and role-play toys and accessories. Targeting kids from ages six to nine, initial products will roll out in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the UK and Nordic countries in Q3 2018. The line will later expand into additional categories including outdoor, die-cast and radio-controlled vehicles and wheeled toys. The Deep is co-produced by Australia’s A Stark Production and DHX Media. Technicolor…

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Character & Entertainment Character Licensing TV Series Licensing 

Masha and the Bear joins Universal Kids channel

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 11,616 Season three of Animaccord Animation Studio’s pre-school show Masha and the Bear has joined the new Universal Kids channel lineup with episodes started to air earlier this week on the NBCUniversal-owned channel. The first two seasons of the show recently premiered on Canadian pre-school network Treehouse, followed by Turner Broadcasting System scooping up rights for season three for Cartoon Network LatAm. Ink Group, the show’s distributor, also brought season three to Italy’s national public broadcaste, RAI and De Agostini. It also airs on France’s Canal Plus and France TV, Poland’s Puls TV,…

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Entertainment Licensing TV Series Licensing 

41 Entertainment signs distribution deal with Activision Blizzard Studios for Skylanders Academy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Post Views: 3,271 New York-based 41 Entertainment has signed a distribution deal with Activision Blizzard Studios for Skylanders Academy.  The entertainment company will serve as the exclusive global sales agent for linear television and home entertainment distribution of the popular series. The agreement comes as Netflix has fixed the premiere of season two of the series for October 6. On the other hand, Netflix has already renewed the show through its third season with new episodes to premiere in 2018. The first season released exclusively on the SVOD giant globally in October 2016.…

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