Character & Entertainment

Cosmos-Maya secures deal for bollywood blockbuster DABANGG

May 26, 2020

Next from Cosmos-Maya is an animated series inspired by Chulbul Pandey; the iconic cop immortalized by Salman Khan in the massively popular Dabangg Leading India and Singapore-based animation studio Cosmos-Maya has signed a deal with Arbaaz Khan Productions to adapt its Bollywood blockbuster Dabangg franchise into an animated series. Cosmos-Maya is producing two seasons of […]

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DISNEY INDIA TO PREMIERE THREE COSMOS-MAYA SHOWS THIS SUMMER

April 18, 2020

  Studio adapts to lockdown with seamless remote production pipeline 17 April 2020. In a move that will put a smile on the faces of millions of young viewers staying home, Disney India is premiering Guddu, Bapu and Gadget Guru Ganesha, three new shows produced by leading India and Singapore-based animation studio Cosmos-Maya. With the […]

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Hello Kitty and Tokidoki collaborate on new Globematcher game by Bitbuu

April 18, 2020

For the first time, global character and lifestyle brands star together in a mobile game Sanrio, a lifestyle brand that is best known for pop icon Hello Kitty, and tokidoki, the global pop-culture brand famous for its larger-than-life characters, are announcing the release of their new digital game in collaboration with Bitbuu Games by Mars1982 Ltd. Bitbuu […]

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Cartoon Network sets airdate for new home-grown comedy ‘Bandbudh aur Budbak’

April 14, 2020

They’re zany, they’re absurd, they’re fun and they’re coming to Cartoon Network this month. From April 18, the channel will premiere ‘Bandbudh aur Budbak’, a hilarious home-grown animated comedy every day at 10.30am and 7.30pm. ‘Bandbudh aur Budbak’ follows the amusing adventures and capers of 10-year-old Budhdeb and Badrinath. Thick as thieves, they inevitably find […]

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Cartoon Network Characters Deliver Kids Hygiene Message: “BE CLEAN. BE COOL!”

March 18, 2020

Cartoon Network has launched an animated public service announcement focusing on good hygiene practices. Designed to be a fun way of helping children understand the importance of keeping healthy during the CVOID-19 outbreak, the music video will run on Cartoon Network and Boomerang, initially across Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand. It’s also available on […]

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Chacha Chaudhary goes hip with Anushka Sharma’s signature brand Nush

November 16, 2019

The cult of Chacha Chaudhary is now making its way to the fashion industry with Superstar entrepreneur Anushka Sharma. The iconic comic hero Chacha Chaudhary and his giant companion Sabu will be seen on the new quirky collection of NUSH – a renowned apparel brand by Anushka Sharma. The contemporary and chic designs of the […]

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Toonz Retail expands its presence in Maharashtra, launches its 3rd store in Nagpur

August 21, 2019

The fastest homegrown kid’s retail chain, Toonz Retail, further expands its presence in the 3rd largest city of Maharashtra – Nagpur, launches its3rdstore. Successfully operating 100+ stores spread across 64 cities in 16 states, Toonz Retail offers a wide range of products for all needs and occasion of kids from 0-12 years of age. The […]

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Igloo debuts limited-edition SpongeBob SquarePants Playmates Coolers

August 7, 2019

Igloo Products Corp. (“Igloo”), the industry leader in coolers, has announced their new collaboration with Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products (VNCP) and Nickelodeon’s iconic character, SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon is commemorating 20 years of SpongeBob SquarePants this year, and in celebration, VNCP is expanding product collaborations for their beloved character. “For the last 45 years, the trusted […]

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Viacom acquires Garfield Brand for Nick portfolio

August 7, 2019

Viacom has announced plans to acquire Paws Inc., the global rights owner of the Garfield and the U.S. Acres franchises. Following the completion of the acquisition, Viacom subsidiary Nickelodeon will develop a new Garfield animated television series. Global merchandising rights for Garfield will be managed by Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products, including the property’s existing portfolio […]

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Filippo Laterza and MDL present: The Angry Birds Movie 2 fashion collection!

August 1, 2019

Maurizio Distefano Licensing (MDL), which has been appointed to manage the worldwide rights for the talented young Italian stylist Filippo Laterza, has announced the launch of a new Filippo Laterza collection. It’s themed around the new movie inspired by the globally successful property Angry Birds, which is also represented by MDL. Born in 1995, Filippo […]

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Continuing success for Masha and the Bear as season three arrives in Italy

July 29, 2019

Maurizio Distefano Licensing (MDL), which manages licensing for the Masha and the Bear brand in Italy and Switzerland, has welcomed the arrival of series three of Animaccord’s hit pre-school property on one of the country’s leading kids’ television channels. Season three of Masha and the Bear premiers on Rai YoYo, the free-to-air kids’ TV channel […]

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Toonz Retail expands its presence in Punjab, launches 1st store in Jalandhar

July 29, 2019

The fastest homegrown kids retail chain, Toonz Retail, further expands its presence in Punjab, launches its 1st store in Jalandhar. This is the 3rd store of Toonz Retail in Punjab. With stores across 64 cities of 16 states, Toonz Retail is massively growing with 100+ stores in the country, offering a wide variety of products […]

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Heidi Bienvenida series two arrives on Yes KidZ

July 29, 2019

Mondo TV Iberoamérica, a division of Mondo TV, one of the largest European producers and distributors of animated content, has announced the sale to Yes KidZ, an Israeli television channel for children, of series two of the tween and teen comedy drama Heidi Bienvenida. Called Heidi Bienvenida al Show, the new series, which continues the […]

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APC kids snares sales for Fox & Hare

July 19, 2019

APC kids the children’s entertainment division of leading co-production and distribution company APC Studios, has secured a raft of sales for its animated property Fox & Hare (26 x 11’). Based on popular forest fables and aimed at children aged 4-7, Fox & Hare is directed by Mascha Halberstad and Tom van Gestel, and produced by Submarine […]

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