Entertainment

Pocket.watch taps Planeta Junior as European licensing agent for Love, Diana

Pocket.watch has tapped Planeta Junior to be its exclusive consumer products licensing agent for Love, Diana across France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, and CEE, as well as support opportunities for the property at a wide European level. It marks the latest licensing development for the popular YouTube series that …

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Dr Seuss Enterprises lands new eco-friendly partners for The Lorax ahead of Earth Day 2021

Dr. Seuss Enterprises is celebrating Earth Day and the 50th anniversary of its popular title, The Lorax, with the launch of a line-up of sustainable brand partnerships that underscore the book’s core message of environmental activism. Launched to tie in with Earth Day this year, the range will span new …

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Mr Men and Little Miss looks to EMEA licensing with industry newcomers Boutique Licensing Agency

The new, EMEA-focused licensing agency, Boutique Licensing Agency, has secured a partnership with Sanrio to represent the licensing rights for the iconic British brand, Mr Men and Little Miss across the region. Established just this year, Boutique Licensing Agency – or BLA – is a new to the scene agency …

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24 Hours of Le Mans renews IMG partnership to build 2023 Centenary licensing programme

The world’s oldest active sports car endurance race, 24 Hours of Le Mans is eyeing a new move into the toys, games, and collectables space as the prestigious annual event nears its 100th anniversary in 2023. Under the renewal of its longstanding licensing representation agreement with IMG, the brand owner, …

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Sacrée Bluey! BBC Studios appoints France TV Distribution as French licensing agency for Bluey

BBC Studios has appointed France TV Distribution as its French licensing agent for the multi-award winning children’s series, Bluey across the region. It arrives as France Televisions also secured the title for France 5. Bluey is the latest to join the family of must-have properties within the France TV Distribution …

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Banijay Brands partners with Tactile Games to launch latest Simon’s Cat title, Simon’s Cat: Story Time

Banijay Brands has teamed with Tactile Games to launch a new mobile app game based on the popular animated property, Simon’s Cat. Launched on Apple Arcade, the new title Simon’s Cat: Story Time follows the success that the IP has seen in the mobile gaming space to date. Simon’s Cat: …

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“Game changer” | Funko celebrates potential for NFT market with TokenHead acquisition

Funko is strengthening its position amid the global collectables scene by making a play for the NFT space through the acquisition of a majority ownership stake in TokenWave, the developer behind TokenHead. TokenHead is recognised as a leading mobile app and website for showcasing and tracking Non-Fungible Token or NFT, …

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Dress-up specialist Rubies Masquerade UK picks up popular pre-school series Oddbods

The popular animated pre-school series Oddbods is getting into the dress up game thanks to a new partnership the leading dress-up manufacturer, Rubies Masquerade UK. Under the deal with the award-winning content creation and licensing studio, One Animation, Rubies has secured the dress-up rights for the Oddbods characters across the …

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ZAG Games extends CrazyLabs partnership for new Miraculous mobile game and appoints new creative director

ZAG Games has extended its partnership with the game developer and publisher, Crazy Labs, to create a second mobile game for its hit Miraculous Ladybug and Cat Noir franchise. The new Miraculous Ladybug Puzzle RPG will be the second project to move forward at ZAG Games since the division was …

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Boat Rocker Studios taps Haven for Dino Ranch licensing programme in Australia and New Zealand

Boat Rocker Studios is strengthening the licensing presence for its popular animated pre-school series, Dino Ranch across Australia and New Zealand, with the appointment of the leading Australian agency, Haven. The award-winning licensing agency will be actively seeking partners across a wide range of categories for the new series, drawing …

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