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Genius Brands appoints Zrinka Dekic as Chief Financial Officer

Following a major year of expansion with the recently announced acquisition of Canada’s WOW! Unlimited Media, Inc., and a major stake in Germany’s Your Family Entertainment AG, Genius Brands International, Inc. continues to strengthen its global operations and strategy with the appointment of Zrinka Dekic as Chief Financial Officer and Head …

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Zavvi’s second Money Heist collection released in line with final season

Fans of Netflix’s hit Money Heist can now get their hands on the second installment of exclusive merchandise from online retailer Zavvi.  Launching in line with the new season, which premiered on Friday 3 December, the collection is emblazoned with the iconic Dali Mask and the memorable line “Bella Ciao!”. The exclusive range contains everything from t-shirts and hoodies, to blankets and face masks. The …

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Ladybird to produce books based on preschool animation BRAVE BUNNIES

Glowberry, creator of the popular kids’ series BRAVE BUNNIES, and Big Picture Licensing (BPL), its exclusive licensing agent, have announced the signing of Penguin Random House as a strategic multi-territory licensee, joining DeA Planeta Libri as publishing partners. A publishing team and series creators are already at work on the …

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Warner Bros Games and DC announce Wonder Woman video game

Warner Bros Games and DC have announced a new third-person, open-world action-adventure video game featuring the iconic DC Super Hero, Wonder Woman. In development by Monolith Productions, creators of the critically acclaimed Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and sequel Middle-earth: Shadow of War, the single player open-world action game will introduce an original story …

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Rowing Blazers x Babar debut “Fait du Ski” capsule

Rowing Blazers has teamed up once again with Nelvana, the international producer, distributor and licensor of children’s animated and live action content, and The Clifford Ross Company, to deliver another collection of distinctive pieces featuring the legendary literary character Babar: a ski-inspired capsule inspired by the 1966 book Babar Fait du …

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Menswear brand Larusmiani launches Pink Panther collection

Luxury gentleman’s brand Larusmiani and MGM have collaborated on a limited-capsule collection inspired by the Pink Panther. Marking the Italian menswear brand’s first ever character collaboration in its nearly 100-year history, the range makes use of the new Pink Panther Pink Pantone colour, and embodies all the joie de vivre …

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AKCO and BOTI team up for BATTLE CUBES content and sports licensing deals

AKCO (Andrew Kerr Consulting Inc) is to spearhead content development and licensing endeavours for BATTLE CUBES, the innovative toy from Dutch/Hong Kong toy company BOTI (Big On Toy Innovation). The partnership is kicking off with a global license agreement with the National Hockey League (NHL). The arrangement between AKCO and BOTI …

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Designer Clare Mackie re-signs with Caspari

Whimsical, humorous and “jolly” Scottish designer Clare Mackie has signed with Caspari again to expand her range of greeting cards, stationery, tabletop paperware and more. “We are delighted to be extending our relationship with the lovely Scottish artist Clare Mackie,” says Gaea Rich, Director at Caspari. “Her beautiful range of …

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Licensing plans underway for preschool animation Nina & Olga following top award

Nina & Olga, the new animated series co-produced by Enanimation and Mondo TV Iberoamerica (now Mondo TV Studios) along with Rai Ragazzi, has won a prestigious Pulcinella Award 2021 in the Best Upper Pre-school TV Series (4-6 Years) category. The award was made at the 2021 Cartoons on the Bay, …

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WildBrain CPLG kicks off MENA representation for FC Bayern München and Paris Saint-Germain FC

WildBrain CPLG, one of the world’s leading entertainment, sport and brand licensing agencies, has grown its roster of high-profile football club brands in MENA, signing representation for globally recognised clubs FC Bayern München and Paris Saint-Germain FC (PSG), which is managed by Fanatics, a global leader in licensed sports merchandise. …

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