Character Licensing Merchandise Licensing 

Turner, The Maj Group to open ‘Cartoon Network Entertainment Park’ in Bali

Turner Asia Pacific has announced a licensing partnership with Indonesian real-estate and hospitality investment company, The MAJ Group, to develop a 4.3-hectare entertainment park in Bali. The announcement was made on June 6 at  IAAPA’s Asian Attractions Expo 2018 in Hong Kong. The family destination will feature the island’s largest waterpark and an indoor entertainment centre splashed with Cartoon Network theming and unique sense of fun. The entertainment park is slated to become fully operational in 2020. The development will include thrilling water rides, and massive surf and wave pools.…

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Turner appoints Salindong-Du as new country manager for Philippines

Turner Asia Pacific has announced the appointment of Jia Salindong-Du as Country Manager, Philippines. Salindong-Du is tasked with scaling Turner’s Kids and Entertainment business in the Philippines, which includes developing local content opportunities, creating greater consumer experiences and expanding the brands’ fanbase. She will also support ad-sales, and operate in tandem with the consumer products and licensing team for Cartoon Network. In addition, she will be responsible for the channel distribution of Turner brands locally, including CNN International, Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Warner TV. Vishal Dembla, General Manager of Turner’s…

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CN appoints Vikram Sharma as head for licensing, merchandising in APAC

Turner Asia Pacific has appointed Vikram Sharma, Vice President of Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) to head its regional licensing and merchandising division. In the new profile, Sharma is tasked with driving sales across the whole region for its branded toys, apparel, home entertainment, publishing and lifestyle products, as well as live events and themed entertainment. Major franchises and IP under CNE’s management from the Cartoon Network portfolio of shows including Ben 10, We Bare Bears, Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball and The Powerpuff Girls, as well as Adult…

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Character & Entertainment Character Licensing Collaborations 

Six Flags, Riverside partner with Turner to offer new attractions

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, the world’s largest theme park company, Riverside Investment Group, an award-winning tourism and real estate developer, and Turner Asia Pacific, announced a new partnership that will bring original, branded experiences to Six Flags parks throughout China. The first addition would be a thrilling, new Tuzki-branded dark ride, is joining the line-up of world class, record-breaking rides and attractions at Six Flags Zhejiang and Six Flags Chongqing, which are scheduled to open in 2019 and 2020 respectively. “The Six Flags brand is synonymous with innovative thrills for…

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Character & Entertainment Corporate Brand 

Turner Asia Pacific Acquires Xilam’s Oggy and the Cockroaches

Turner Asia Pacific has acquired two additional seasons of animation content creator Xilam’s comedy series ‘Oggy and the Cockroaches’ The series in 4K will be delivered from 2017 across Turner’s channels including Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Pogo. The partnership between Xilam and Turner has seen the slapstick comedy series steadily build its popularity since 2013, when Cartoon Network picked up the fourth season, and become one of the channel’s top-rated series. The new deal secures Turner’s rights over the show, after also acquiring the fifth season last December. In the…

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