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School of Roars is making noise in Italy with Centauria publishing deal

Atlantyca Entertainment has inked a deal with the Italian publisher, Centauria, to launch a nw pre-school magazine based on the his 2D animated series, School of Roars. The School of Roars bi-monthly magazine is aimed at young readers aged three to six, and will be published in October this year, …

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Sesame Place grows visitor experiential offering with new Neighbourhood

Sesame Place, the only Sesame Street dedicated theme park in the US, and the first in the world to become a Certified Autism Centre, has opened its new Sesame Street Neighbourhood. The Sesame Street Neighbourhood at Sesame Place has been built to reflect the show’s contemporary  set, offering an authentic …

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An appetite for IP: How licensing fuelled the growth of board game experts Ravensburger

It hasn’t been by accident that, over the course of the last one year and ten months, the tabletop gaming juggernaut, Ravensburger, has found itself at the centre of a far greater narrative on the global licensing space. It’s actually been a focal point for the company, and one that …

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Disney-Pixar releases first teaser trailer for Onward

Disney Pixar has released the first teaser trailer for its 2020 film, Onward, a contemporary take on the traditional fantasy world of elves, mermaids and unicorns. Onward is a suburban fantasy, set in the modern day in which two teenage elf brothers embark on a quest to discover if there …

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Those Licensing People has grand plans for French classic The Little Prince

Le petit prince a de grands projets, or for the rest of us: The Little Prince has some grand plans in the licensing space, as the famed French children’s title takes up residence with Those Licensing People. The iconic children’s character has been an international hit since its creation in …

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Crunchyroll and Bioworld alliance “highlights commitment to global anime community”

The global anime brand, Crunchyroll has struck up a new deal with Bioworld Merchandising to launch a new line of lifestyle fashion and accessories items based on a slew of popular anime titles from the company’s vault. The ranges will be launched to anime fans across North America and Europe …

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Moon and Me adds new live show, publishing and toy partners to growing roster

Moon and Me, the latest hit pre-school series to emerge from the brain of one of the genre’s best-loved creators, Andrew Davenport, is looking to build out an extensive licensing portfolio, spanning live shows, partyware, publishing and toys. In a move to ramp up its consumer products activity just weeks …

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Hollywood to the high street: MGM on its expanding global licensing programme

The iconic movie studio, best known for properties like James Bond, Rocky, and Pink Panther has got some pretty big plans for the global licensing space this year and beyond. Licensing.biz sits down with MGM’s executive vice president of global consumer products, Robert Marick to learn more… How have the …

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CBS Consumer Products welcomes trio of new hires ahead of Licensing Expo 2019

CBS Consumer Products has welcomed three new hires (no, not actually the three pictured above) to the licensing team, ahead of the big Las Vegas Licensing Expo taking place next week. Norie Jones, Jennifer Nuccio and Danielle Leahan have each joined the company, boasting extensive experience in the licensing and …

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Evolution USA to build licensing roster around popular toy brand Hairdorables

Just Play’s popular collectable doll brand, Hairdorables is making a move for the licensing space, tapping Evolution USA as its licensing agency charged with building a portfolio of consumer products around the toy IP. The brand is targeted to girls aged five to nine and was recognised as the fastest …

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