Entertainment Licensing TV Series Licensing 

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

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. The series is…

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Event 

Online registration for 19th Brand Licensing Europe goes underway

Online registration for the 19th Brand Licensing Europe (BLE) has gone underway. BLE is the largest and most prestigious licensing event in Europe. Organised by UBM and sponsored by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), it will take place from 10 to 12 October 2017 at Olympia London. Visitors to this year’s BLE will enjoy the brand new Gaming Activation area which will serve as an interactive space for demos and competitions and highlight the potential of gaming at retail, from concept to store. Among the participants, Sony Interactive…

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Toys & Games 

King in works for new mobile game

After taking the world of mobile gaming by storm with hits like Candy Crush Saga and Bubble Witch Saga, Stolkholm-based King is now working on a mobile spin-off for Activision Blizzard’s celebrated FPS franchise Call of Duty. Since last year, speculations have been high and the new job listings on the company’s site further says that King was acquired by Activision Blizzard in 2015 in a deal of $5.9 billion. Details about the project are still not available as the company is still prototyping the phase of development. “We are a new King…

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Celebrity Licensing Character Licensing Corporate Brand Entertainment Licensing 

A house full at the NYC Licensing Summit

  The NYC Licensing summit that is to take place this Thursday and Friday has been officially sold out. It is being held at e the Marriott Marquis in Times Square. Close to 400 global executives are to attend the annual event. They hail from the U.S., the U.K., France, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Israel and many other countries around the globe. The event will feature thought leaders from across all sectors of licensing including: Celebrity: The world’s largest licensing agency CAA-GBG along with its client Drew Barrymore. Corporate Brands: Head Sport (known…

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