Entertainment

Banijay Brands strengthens portfolio with Banijay Kids and Family

Banijay Brands has announced it has secured the brand licensing rights to the Banijay Kids and Family catalogue. Banijay Kids and Family produces a wide range of animation and live action series, digital content, and entertainment formats for children worldwide under three production labels: Zodiak Kids and Family, Monello Productions …

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WarnerMedia celebrates 25 years of Space Jam

Celebrating 25 years since Bugs Bunny and the Tune Squad defeated the Monstars in an epic basketball showdown, WarnerMedia Global Brands and Experiences has announced a collection of 90s-inspired merchandise, an upcoming NFT drop, an all-new digital comic from DC, and more to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Space Jam. …

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Wimpy Kid appoints Brands with Influence to spearhead UK consumer products programme

On the back of another consecutive international number-one bestselling children’s book and ahead of a new animated movie streaming on Disney+, Wimpy Kid, Inc. has appointed Brands with Influence (BWI) to manage and market its consumer products programme in the UK. A cartoon fiction series by Jeff Kinney, Diary of …

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MGM lines up champion licensing programme to celebrate 45 years of “Rocky”

MGM has announced the kick-off of iconic movie Rocky‘s 45th anniversary celebration with a robust line-up of live events, gaming, and merchandise. The Rocky franchise has remained a global phenomenon thanks to its universally relatable themes: ambition, passion, determination and giving it your all to be a champion, even when …

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Banijay Brands launches licensing programmes for homes and interiors titles

Banijay Brands has announced the launch of new consumer products programmes for hit property and garden makeover shows including Interior Design Masters, Your Home Made Perfect and Your Garden Made Perfect. Accompanied by modern creative assets and fresh style guides, the extensive licensing programmes will cover multiple categories spanning consumer …

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Caroline Mickler Ltd appointed as global agent for Stanley Kubrick classics

Caroline Mickler Ltd has been appointed by The Stanley Kubrick Film Archive as global licensing agent for a number of Stanley Kubrick’s best-known works. In this role the award-winning independent company will build on the success of the Warner Bros global licensing programme for six of Stanley Kubrick’s iconic films: …

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Growth for Bing softlines as Acamar Films renews deals with apparel partners

Following the continued success of Bing softlines in the UK, Acamar Films has announced the renewal of existing apparel partnerships with William Lamb, Aykroyds & TDP and Fashion UK. In the last year, there has been an increase in the overall apparel business with sales doubling in the first six …

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UFC names The Memento Group official global memorabilia partner

Mixed martial arts organisation the UFC and The Memento Group (TMG), a global leader in sports memorabilia and licensed products, have announced a multi-year partnership in which TMG will become the global distributor of officially licensed UFC memorabilia. The agreement was brokered by UFC’s licensing agency IMG. Under the terms …

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Popular snack Lunchables joins Roblox

Kraft-Heinz Lunchables, the buildable snack, is joining the virtual universe of Roblox, the global platform where fans can imagine, create and have fun with friends as they explore virtual worlds. For the first time ever, Lunchables lovers can enter the world of Lunchables Racing, where players can build the ultimate …

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Moonbug Entertainment to be acquired by Next Generation Media Company

Moonbug Entertainment, the digital-first, global children’s entertainment company, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by the recently formed media company run by leading entertainment executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs and backed by investment capital from Blackstone. Moonbug’s founders CEO René Rechtman and …

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