Tag Archives: License This!

Tracey Colliston’s Owls’ Nest and George Mackay’s Eejits win Festival of Licensing’s License This! competition

The winners of this year’s all virtual License This! competition have been declared, with the grand prizes being handed to the Lancashire-based Tracey Colliston in the Brand & Design category, and George Mackay from Caithness in Scotland in Character & Animation. It was Colliston’s sentimental Owls’ Nest illustrations of British …

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Six finalists revealed in this year’s all virtual License This! awards

The weeks are drawing in to the start of this year’s all-virtual Festival of Licensing, and with it the ever popular License This! final is undergoing its preparations to crown the winners of the 2020 offering.  Six brand designers have been shortlisted for this year’s final, with just a couple …

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License This! 2018 winner Oddcats to make BLE debut at 2019 show

Brand Licensing Europe’s License This! 2018 competition winner, Oddcats is readying to make its show floor debut at this year’s big London licensing event, taking its first stand at BLE 2019. Oddcats is a pre-school brand created by Zara Picken and features a cast of cute, colourful, and quirky cat …

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“We have a reputation for being open to new opportunities”: Clare Piggott on her role as judge at License This! 2019

The judging panel for this year’s License This! competition has been revealed as Brand Licensing Europe once again prepares to host the annual event that has cemented its status as an industry must-attend. Making up the panel of judges at this year’s competition will be Licensing International’s Kelvyn Gardner and …

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BLE 2019’s License This! competition now open to applicants

This year’s Brand Licensing Europe’s License This! competition -the platform designed to help entrepreneurial brands break into the $270 billion global licensing industry, is now open to applications. Now in its 11th year, the License This! competition welcomes two new judges on to its panel for 2019 – Giftware Association …

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BLE 2018: Oddcats and Animals win License This! 2018

After 90 minutes of pitching and presentations from the six finalists, the two winners were revealed to be Oddcats! in the character and animation category and Animals! in the brand and design category.

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Brand Licensing Europe’s License This! finalists revealed

The six have been selected from a record number of entries to the competition to win a stand at BLE 2019 as well as a year’s LIMA membership and mentorship, in what has been billed as its toughest year to date.

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License This! judging panel revealed

Following the introduction of two awards to mark the competition’s 10 anniversary, two panels of judges will be responsible for whittling down the shortlist on September 21.

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