Tag Archives: Collectables

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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Funko EMEA appoints regional sales director to spur its ‘phenomenal European takeover’

The pop culture specialist, Funko has bolstered its EMEA sales management team with the appointment of the former MGA Entertainment sales director, Karen Athill. Joining the European arm of the US headquartered collectables specialist, Athill takes on the role of regional sales director, where she will lead the regional sales …

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Funko eyes international growth after record second quarter and major executive moves

Funko’s president, Andrew Perlmutter is to be appointed the firm’s new CEO as Brian Mariotti transitions to the newly created role of chief creative officer, detailing the top level moves the same week the firm delivered ‘its largest topline quarter in company history.’ Last week, the pop culture specialist revealed …

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UK and US licensing partners line up to celebrate 40 years of Danger Mouse

Boat Rocker Studios is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its classic and iconic animated series, Danger Mouse with a full roster of licensing partners spanning the UK and US markets, while crossing both the generations and categories through gifting, apparel, collectables, and more. Tapping into the adult, nostalgia market, as …

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Fanattik nets SpongeBob SquarePants in first partnership with animated property

The pop culture specialist, Fanattik has signed a pan-European gift licensing partnership with ViacomCBS Consumer Products that will bring Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants into new home decor, barware, gifts and collectables. The new collection of collectables and products will be available from September this year across gift and toy stores throughou …

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Global toy craze Cats vs. Pickles lands first longer form animated series in Cepia LLC partnership

Cats vs. Pickles, the global collectable toy craze that has rocketed to success across the world’s toy markets in recent months, has landed its first extended original TV series, a move that is expected to ‘unlock the IP’s potential for international marketing, licensing, and additional consumer products.’ The move is …

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Smash hit gaming franchise Fall Guys joins the Wow! Stuff Wow! Pods collectables line up

Mediatonic’s smash hit gaming franchise, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout has joined the Wow! Stuff portfolio as the award-winning toy maker welcomes the IP to its character brand collectables range, Wow! Pods. Recognised as the breakout gaming hit of 2020, Fall Guys quickly established itself as one of the most joyful …

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Disguise Inc partners with Funko to launch new Disguise Pop! masks range

The dress up and costume specialist, Disguise Inc has detailed a global agreement with Funko to design, market, manufacture and distribute Pop! masks across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Oceania, South America, and Asia. Initial designs for 2021 will feature iconic characters from major licensing partners like Warner Bros …

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Stateside | Panini America and Funko to launch Funko Pop! Trading Cards

Collectables giants Funko and Panini America are witnessing their worlds collide, as the pair come together to launch a new Pop! product line, Funko Pop! Trading Card collection that will span multiple sports. Launching later this year, the initial series will feature six NBA players and six NFL players, hitting …

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Licensed collectables specialist Eaglemoss enters the Advent Calendar market with Doctor Who, Star Trek and more

The licensed collectables specialist and pop culture expert, Eaglemoss Hero Collector is entering into the advent calendars market for the first time, having appointed the PR, marketing, and digital agency Norton PR to spearhead its first campaign. The company plans to target fans and collectors at launch, as well as …

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