Kazachok Licensing Forum gets underway

Firms including Turner, Sega, Zodiak Kids CP Paris and more present big brands in France.
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The 2013 Kazachok Licensing Forum in France kicks off today. 

A host of big-name brands from various licensing firms will have a presence at the show.

Turner CN Enterprises will present Ben 10, Toonix, Adventure Time, LazyTown, Zoobles, Jelly Jamm and The Amazing World of Gumball among others. New licensing opportunities will be offered at Stand E02 in Halle Freyssinet.

Sandra Selva-Abril, Territory Manager for France, Turner CN Enterprises, commented: "This year’s Kazachok Forum promises to be an exciting one. We’ve got strong brands, fresh content that is proving to attract large target audiences and new things yet to come."

To book an appointment with a Turner representative or enquire about properties, contact Sandra Selva-Abril on +33 0172 25 1866 or email sandra.selva-abril@turner.com.

Zodiak Kids CP Paris has assigned French speaking CP rights to 41 Entertainment’s upcoming Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures TV series, which Zodiak is launching at Kazachok.

Also featuring at Kazachok is Ddee, an exciting graphic brand with a hugely successful toy line and CP presence in Asia.

Sega also has a presence at the show (stand C03). It's presenting a mix of entertainment brands including the iconic video game character Sonic the Hedgehog, along with classics such as Golden Axe, Streets of Rage and Shinobi.

Sissel Henno, Head of Brand Licensing (Europe) at Sega, said: "Sonic is hugely popular in France and other French speaking territories so we're thrilled to address this audience directly. The Kazachok Forum has grown year on year and it now presents a great opportunity for us to meet with its many domestic and international visitors."

Delcourt Ltd is publishing French language versions of the Sonic the Hedgehog and Universal series comics, originally produced by Archie Comics. Sega is also developing a range of books in partnership with Hachette Livre, set to roll out at the end of the year.

Pix’n Love Publishing has produced a Sonic documentary book, while in the toy space Abysse is distributing a range of articulated figurines, vehicles and plushes from Jazwares.

Sun City S.A has been engaged to develop a range of adult and children’s apparel and accessories.

The French Brands Awards 2013 will also take place at Kazachok at 5.30pm this evening (Wednesday, April 17th).

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