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Sagoo scoops big win at the Licensing International France Awards

The independent agency, Sagoo received the Best Lifestyle, Corporate or Celebrity Brand award at the Licensing International France Awards where it was recognised for its work with the renowned artist, Keith Haring. The firm triumphed to take the award earlier this month, fighting off competition in the category from finalists …

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Nickelodeon launches #KidsTogether platform with tips and activities for children and families in coronavirus lockdown

Nickelodeon has launched a multi-platform prosocial initiative featuring its most popular characters and talent to engage with kids and families on tips for staying healthy, as well as ideas for activities to do together while practising social distancing or in lockdown. Called #KidsTogether, the campaign will feature SpongeBob SquarePants, Blue’s …

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Entertainment One’s Ricky Zoom to launch on CCTV-14 in China

Entertainment One’s hit pre-school animation, Ricky Zoom is gearing up to launch on CCTV-14 starting from March 23rd this year, following a successful kickstart to its broadcast campaign across China. The series made its debut in mainland China in June last year where it got off to a strong start …

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Mondo TV Iberoamerica lands its first US broadcast deals for Sissi the Young Empress and Invention Story

Mondo TV Iberoamerica – part of Mondo TV Group – has secured its first US sales of all three series of its popular animated hit Sissi the Young Empress, as well as the first series of its new action comedy Invention Story, via the English-language network, Primo TV. Mondo TV …

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Cancelled MIPTV event to bring series showcase to ‘attendees’ with MIPTV Online+

Events organiser Reed Midem is to launch MIPTV Online+, aimed as a means of pushing on with some of the activities planned for the 2020 edition of MIPTV, as well as satellite meetings MIPDoc and MIPFormats. All three events were to have taken place between March 28 to April 2 …

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Licensing International’s Young Professionals Network 2020 breakfast cancelled over coronavirus outbreak

Licensing International has announced the cancellation of this week’s Young Professionals Network 2020 breakfast event in London due to the escalating coronavirus outbreak and the latest Government advice. The event was due to be held at the Club at the Ivy on Covent Garden this Friday, March 20th, but has …

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How has GDPR, YouTube FTC, or sustainability affected you? – The Insights People survey

The Insights People and SuperAwesome are calling for final participants in its industry wide research programme into the topics and trends most impacting business in recent years, before the survey closes next week. The report, which will be published across The Insights People’s own platform, via SuperAwesome and media partners …

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Universal Pictures will make new releases available for On Demand immediately

Current movies from the Universal Pictures stable, including the upcoming family film, Trolls World Tour, will be made available on demand at the same time they hit the theatres that remain open during the coronavirus pandemic, NBCUniversal has confirmed. The new policy collapses the traditional theatrical window as the film …

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Shaun the Sheep and The Snail and the Whale among winners at British Animation Awards 2020

The talent behind some of Britain’s best animation over the past year, including The Snail and the Whale, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, The Adventures of Paddington, and A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon were celebrated at the British Animation Awards 2020 this week. Held at London’s BFI Southbank, …

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Egmont sees record revenue of €1.7bn but warns of challenging year ahead amid coronavirus pandemic

The international media group, Egmont – home of Egmont Publishing and subsidiaries including Norway’s TV 2 and Nordisk Film, has reported a revenue growth of €79 million in its full year 2019 financials, driven by TV, streaming, video gaming, and e-commerce. The media group hit a revenue record of €1.7bn …

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