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Licensing International Excellence Awards to Broadcast Live

Reading Time: 3 minutes Post Views: 283 Licensing International Excellence Awards to Broadcast Live Licensing International Excellence Awards, the licensing industry’s premier annual award program, is returning to this year’s virtual edition of Licensing Expo, set for August 24-26. The ceremony will stream live on Day 1 of Licensing Expo Virtual, honoring the star-studded list of nominees and announcing the 2021 winners across the 22 categories. This year’s program recognized a record-setting number of finalists, with more than 150 nominees from 23 countries selected for the chance to win the licensing industry’s highest honor. The…

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Mattel spoke as keynote speaker at Licensing Expo Virtual

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 280 Mattel spoke as keynote speaker at Licensing Expo Virtual  Licensing Expo Virtual, the meeting place for the global licensing community to learn, network, strike deals in partnership with industry trade association Licensing International, today announced Mattel’s President and Chief Operating Officer Richard Dickson and Head of Global Consumer Products and Franchise Marketing Roz Nowicki will keynote Day 3 of the event, which is set for August 24-26. Richard and Roz will take the virtual stage in a fireside chat titled “Mattel and Living its Brand Purpose,” exploring how…

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Leo the Wildlife Ranger heads to the SVOD platform Shahid

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 212 Leo the Wildlife Ranger heads to the SVOD platform Shahid Award-winning Singapore and London-based animation company Omens Studios has secured a key deal with media conglomerate MBC for its SVOD and AVOD platforms Shahid VIP and Shahid for a trio of its shows. The deal will see Omens’ hit series head to the platforms for MENA and Arabic dubbed worldwide. Counting With Paula season five (60 x 11’) and season six (60 x 11’) will be available on the platforms, along with Leo the Wildlife Ranger season two (52 x…

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Brand Licensing Europe announces big names as exhibitor’s list is unveiled 

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 197 Brand Licensing Europe announces big names as exhibitor’s list is unveiled  First exhibitors confirmed for Brand Licensing Europe including first-timers The Scouts, GO-N, and Roadsign joining Hasbro, Mattel, Smiley, and FC Barcelona It is just over four months until Brand Licensing Europe returns in-person to ExCeL London, and the show’s organiser has announced the first wave of exhibiting companies already confirmed to participate in November covering a wide range of countries and categories from TV production to movie studios, publishing, art, animation, sports brands, heritage, gaming and…

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DANDELOOO’S MISCHIEVOUS LITTLE BEAR MAKES HIS WAY AROUND THE GLOBE

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 181 DANDELOOO’S MISCHIEVOUS LITTLE BEAR MAKES HIS WAY AROUND THE GLOBE Emmy Award-winning French animation production and distribution company Dandelooo has signed several deals for the enchanting 2D preschool series Little Bear, commissioned by France Televisions and produced by French animation company Supamonks Studio. Ready for delivery, Little Bear (39 x 7’) has been acquired by BBC Alba, French Canadian public media company TFO, Brazilian TV network Globo, Narrative Capital’s kids channel Tiny Pop in the UK, Kidstream (U.S.A.), Carousel (Russia), Czeska Televize (Czech Republic), OCS (France), Good TV (Taiwan), Pineapple TV (Nigeria),…

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Everything you need to know about Pokemon’s 25th anniversary

Reading Time: 3 minutes Post Views: 229 Everything you need to know about Pokemon’s 25th anniversary It’s been 25 years since the commemoration of the Pokemon franchise, which was started by the release of Pocket Monsters Red and Green for the Game boy way back in 1996. The franchise is being celebrated and showcased on different digital media platforms including video games, anime, manga, toy clothing, music, and events. The anniversary was announced on  Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, which is set to release on November 19, 2021, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus, which would air on…

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Bluefin reveals storm collectibles 2021 event

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 252 Bluefin reveals storm collectibles 2021 event The Year’s Storm Collectibles Collection Showcases Characters from the Hit Video Game Franchises “Golden Axe” and “Darkstalkers” With just two weeks to go before this year’s virtual San Diego Comic-Con, BANDAI NAMCO Collectibles (Bluefin) revealed their line-up of Storm Collectibles 2021 Event Exclusives launching at Comic-Con@Home.  Bluefin will be offering three different Storm Collectibles figures based on fan-favorite characters from the “Golden Axe” and “Darkstalkers” video game franchises. Each of the Storm Collectibles 2021 Event Exclusives is a special edition colorway.…

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Licensing Expo Virtual Reveals Comprehensive 2021 Agenda

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 247 The agenda for the 2021 digital event is designed to be a one-stop-shop meeting place for the global licensing industry to learn from peers, discover new IP, and ink deals.   Licensing Expo Virtual Reveals Comprehensive 2021 Agenda Featuring New and Returning Offerings Licensing Expo Virtual, in partnership with industry trade association Licensing International, today announced the agenda for the event’s 2021 edition taking place August 24-26 in a virtual format. Celebrating 40 years of connecting IP owners with retailers, manufacturers, and licensees, Licensing Expo Virtual will feature…

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Brand Licensing Europe confirms the popular character parade to return

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 321 Brand Licensing Europe confirms the popular character parade to return to ExCeL London this November Back for 2021! The character parade will take place at BLE 2021 as the event returns in-person this November BLE launches a #paradeyourself campaign on social media and competition to win a place in the parade for 2021 BLE,17-19 November, ExCeL London Brand Licensing Europe’s (BLE) much-loved character parade returns in-person at ExCeL London this November when visitors will once again be able to have their photo taken with some of the…

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The kids industry’s most important annual event to take place live next year

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 324 Kidscreen is also planning a virtual companion event two weeks later for attendees who aren’t ready to return to business travel yet The kids industry’s most important annual event to take place live next year With vaccines starting to make a real difference in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Kidscreen is excited to announce its intention to host a live Kidscreen Summit 2022 event that will take place in Miami again from February 14 to 17. A health & safety plan is currently in development…

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