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Branded hotels and vacations could be next stop for cult classics like Terminator and Bill and Ted

Branded hotels and themed holidays could just be the next stop for cult classic licenses The Terminator, Bill and Ted and Halloween, if the US specialist Creative Licensing Corporation has anything to do with things. The licensing agency that deals with a portfolio of pop culture classic properties and hit …

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Animation veteran Amir Nasrabadi named EVP at DHX Media’s Vancouver ops

DHX Media has named the veteran animation industry executive Amir Nasrabadi its executive vice president and general manager of its own animation studio in Vancouver. Nasrabadi will be joining the team in this newly created role effective June 10, 2019. He will report to Josh Scherba, the company’s president, while …

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Alien Day will celebrate 40 years of horror with chestbursting licensee line-up

From the first shocking appearance of the Chestburster, to its acid-secreting monster, Alien has written its own place in history as the definitive sci-fi horror film when it left movie-goers white-knuckled four decades ago. Not only did Ridley Scott’s critically-acclaimed and Academy-Award winning title define cinema of the 80s, but …

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“Disney+ will be a standout in the market,” says firm as more content is revealed

Disney+ marks a “bold step forward in a new era for the company,” is the message to emerge from the official launch details of Disney’s new streaming service. The new platform will launch on November 12th this year armed with content from the worlds of Marvel, Pixar, classic Disney, Star …

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Universal’s Despicable Me, Jurassic World and Trolls land on Punchbowl platform

The online invitations and digital greeting cards firm, Punchbowl has secured a new deal with Universal Brand Development to bring its Despicable Me, Jurassic World and DreamWorks’ Trolls into the fold. More than 20 new invitation designs have been created for the launch that allows parents to customise invites with …

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Riverside Brands grows portfolio with animated global hit Larva

Riverside Brands is continuing to grow its roster of clients in the children’s entertainment space, having picked up the popular animated property, Larva. Created by South Korea’s TUBA, Larva follows the comic capers of Red and Yellow, two cheeky larvae who live beneath a city storm drain. Since launch, Larva …

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Posh Paws joins growing partner portfolio for kids’ series Sunny Bunnies

CLPG has signed the soft toy specialist Posh Paws to develop a range of plush for its children’s CGI-animated comedy series Sunny Bunnies for fans across EMEA. Posh Paws will be producing a range of feature and standard plush toys, infant plush and cushions featuring the popular Sunny Bunnies characters …

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Sesame Street, LEGO and Disney among Apple TV+ kids’ content launch

Apple TV+ has tapped up the likes of Big Bird and Elmo to help it launch the kids’ content division of its new streaming TV service and Netflix rival. A new Sesame Street-themed show geared towards teaching kids coding will help make up a raft of new children’s licensed and …

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Rocket Licensing signs trio of apparel and home textiles deals for Godzilla

Rocket Licensing, the UK and Ireland representative for the iconic Godzilla brand, working on behalf of the Japanese licensor, Toho, has secured three new licensing partnerships for the monstrous property. The new agreements span apparel and home textiles and arrive as excitement continues to build in the run-up to the …

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