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Redbox enters into multiyear distribution deal with Lionsgate

Global content leader Lionsgate and Redbox, a leading entertainment company, today announced a multiyear distribution deal under which Lionsgate will handle distribution of Redbox Entertainment titles across home entertainment windows in addition to subscription video on demand (SVOD) licensing for select titles under the Redbox Entertainment brand. Leveraging nearly 20 years …

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Sakar International and SEGA of America mark Sonic’s 30th anniversary with new line of wheeled goods

Sakar International and SEGA of America have today announced a partnership to expand Sakar’s line of licensed wheeled goods and accessories with Sonic the Hedgehog, as part of the iconic video game character’s 30th anniversary. This autumn, Sonic fans can speed into action and adventure with hoverboards, scooters (manual and …

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The NSPCC partners with Imagine8 for Pantosaurus and Buddy merchandise

Edutainment Licensing has announced that UK children’s charity the NSPCC has partnered with Imagine8 to create ranges of Pantosaurus and Buddy merchandise. Based in Warrington, Imagine8 develops product ranges from concept to delivery for a one-stop-shop cross-category solution. The ‘Back to School with Buddy’ range includes a selection of bags, …

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Cyber Group Studios readies new ‘Precious Moments’ animated comedy series for preschoolers

Cyber Group Studios, the international producer/distributor of animated series and creator of entertainment brands for children and families, is developing Precious Moments, an animated comedy and adventure series for children ages 4–6 based on the gift industry phenomenon of the same name. The whimsical 52 x 11-min series is created by Scott and Julie Stewart (Kate & Mim-Mim). The …

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Team GB to present Day 1 keynote at Brand Licensing Europe

Fresh from securing 63 medals at Tokyo 2020 this summer, Team GB will present the opening day keynote at Brand Licensing Europe in November when British Olympic gold medallists Tom Daley and Charlotte Worthington will talk about their journeys to the 2020 Summer Olympics. BLE – the meeting place for …

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WildBrain CPLG turns up the volume with MTV x Eastpak collaboration

Leading entertainment, sport and brand licensing agency WildBrain CPLG has secured a global deal with Eastpak for a collection inspired by ViacomCBS Consumer Products’ iconic pop culture and entertainment brand MTV. The range launched earlier this month and during MTV’s 40th anniversary year, and spans backpacks, a duffel bag and …

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Nelvana and Juniper Creates launch ‘Max & Ruby’ throwback merch line for Millennial and Gen Z fans

Nelvana, international producer, distributor and licensor of children’s animated and live-action content, and direct-to-consumer merchandise manufacturer Juniper Creates  have partnered to deliver childhood nostalgia with a new Max & Ruby clothing line targeted at Millennials and Gen Zs who grew up with the series. The Max & Ruby Remix Collection is an homage …

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ZAG promotes Lisa K Foster to SVP, Licensing, North America

As award-winning global independent animation studio ZAG continues to build a robust consumer products programme for flagship brand Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, the company is elevating North American Licensing VP Lisa K Foster to the role of Senior Vice President, Licensing, to manage the company’s portfolio of brands under the ZAG …

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Maestro Media partners with international tabletop game consulting firm All About Games for global expansion

Maestro Media, the strategic product and business development firm specialising in innovative tabletop game publishing, has officially announced its partnership with All About Games, a consulting company dedicated to international tabletop and board game markets, to help expand Maestro Media’s international reach, sales, localisation, manufacturing and distribution, and to assist …

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Polly Pocket magazine to hit UK shelves on 22 October

Signature Publishing has teamed up with Mattel to launch the official Polly Pocket magazine, a brand-new magazine dedicated to the iconic toy line and animated TV series. With over 30 years of legacy and 17m+ compacts sold worldwide, Polly Pocket, the original micro doll, is currently the fastest growing playset doll property, with toy sales …

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