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Moonbug makes play for organic baby food in the US and lands BBC iPlayer UK deal

Moonbug Entertainment is strengthening its licensing and broadcast portfolio on both sides of the Atlantic this week, having entered the organic baby and toddler foods market in the US, while strengthening the reach of its preschool portfolio through a new partnership with BBC here in the UK. The content studio …

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Asda, BBC, and Kantar among first speaker line-up for Brand & Licensing Innovation Summit

Licensing experts from Asda, BBC and Kantar are among the first tranche of speakers announced for Brand & Licensing Innovation Summit, which takes place online from 9-11 June. Early bird registration for the summit opens today, with three-day passes starting at just £175 (£161 for Licensing International members) and closes …

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Acclaimed British artist Charlotte Posner turns to lifestyle licensing with WildBrain CPLG

The acclaimed British contemporary artist, Charlotte Posner, the mind behind Pop Dolls, a work that sent social media into a frenzy in 2015, has appointed WildBrain CPLG as the European Licensing agent for her move into lifestyle licensing. Under its lifestyle division, WildBrain CPLG will assemble a design-led consumer products …

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Ragdoll Productions taps Brands with Influence to manage licensing roll out for B.O.T. and the Beasties

The award winning production company, Ragdoll Productions, has tapped Brands with Influence to manage the licensing and merchandising rights for its new animated children’s TV series, B.O.T. and the Beasties, a new series scheduled to land on CBeebies in early 2021. Developed by Anne Wood and the team at Ragdoll …

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Star Trek legend George Takei lends voice to all-star cast for Love Monster

Star Trek legend George Takei has joined a cast of some of the UK’s best actors and to lend his voice to a new animated children’s series, Love Monster, scheduled to air on CBeebies in January 2020. Produced by Boat Rocker Studios and UYoung, Love Monster is a 2D animated …

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Reesee Entertainment is bringing big children’s brands to growing China market

The Chinese children’s entertainment, licensing and media business, Reesee Entertainment has teamed with Xiaoling Toy to create exciting new opportunities for the development and growth of kids’ brands across the region. Together, the pair will look to capitalise on the booming market in multi-channel network content. The deal follows two …

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BBC Studios and LEGO partner on Top Gear LEGO Technic range

The LEGO Group has veered into a new partnership with BBC Studios to launch its first official LEGO Technic Top Gear set. The new launch is aimed at kids aged nine years old an upwards – and presumably their parents, too – and will launch globally in early 2020. Eloise …

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Stephen Davies named MD of BBC Studios Consumer Products and Licensing

Stephen Davies has been appointed managing director of BBC Studios Consumer Products and Licensing in a move which brings together all of the BBC commercial subsidiary’s UK publishing and licensing businesses together for the first time. Davies is currently the director for live entertainment, music and motion gallery at BBC …

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Paramount Pictures reignites plans for ‘Britain’s answer to Disneyland’

A delayed project to open Britain’s largest theme park in Kent – our own ‘answer to Disneyland,’ is back on, having signed a new deal with the Hollywood film studio, Paramount Pictures. The studio pulled out of plans to be the London resort’s title sponsor two years ago, but has …

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