Chapter: United Kingdom

Manic Panic® Appoints Pacific Swell Brands as Exclusive Licensing Agency

NEW YORK, NY – February 26, 2019 – Manic Panic®, the iconic brand and leading purveyor of Radical Glamour™ hair coloring and cosmetics, has appointed Pacific Swell Brands as its exclusive licensing agency to expand its product offering and lifestyle program. With over 40 years of history rooted in New York City’s punk rock scene and founded by former Blondie

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Brandgenuity Announces Licensees for New Carmen Sandiego

Carmen Sandiego to extend into board games, interactive handheld games and Halloween costumes NEW YORK, NY – Brandgenuity announced today that it has partnered with Goliath Games, Basic Fun, and Spirit Halloween to further the licensing program for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s buzzed-about Carmen Sandiego brand, which launched as a Netflix animated series in January. In addition the series, HMH is

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Nickelodeon Marks 20 Years of Spongebob Squarepants with the ‘Best Year Ever’

“Best Year Ever” Kicks Off July 12 with “SpongeBob’s Big Birthday Blowout,” Mixed Live-Action/Animated Special Featuring Voice Cast Playing Human Versions of Their Characters Nick Commemorates Anniversary with New Digital Content and Innovative Partnerships in Consumer Products, Fashion and Art Share it: @Nickelodeon @SpongeBob @NickAnimation #SpongeBob Click HERE for art. PASADENA, Calif.–Feb. 11, 2019–Nickelodeon is commemorating 20 years of SpongeBob SquarePants with the “Best Year Ever”—a

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Emmy Award Winning Writers & Musicians to Take Purple Turtle Global

India-based-IP-development company Aadarsh Pvt. Ltd has inked a deal with leading animated entertainment company Cyber Group Studios to co-produce, distribute and licence, Purple Turtle, a brand new upcoming animated series inspired by the world-famous educational book of the same name and based on the leading preschool IP which has travelled across 25+ countries including Russia, China, US, UK. Cyber Group

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Nickelodeon Names Kari Kim as Vice President, Animation Development

BURBANK, Calif.—Feb 8, 2019—Nickelodeon has named Kari Kim as Vice President, Animation Development.  The announcement was made today by Ramsey Naito, Executive Vice President of Animation Production and Development, to whom she will report. Kim will be based in Nickelodeon’s Burbank, Calif. headquarters. In this newly created network role, Kim will be responsible for all aspects of original series development from concept to

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Arthur and the Minimoys Finds Home on Disney Channel Russia

Munich, 6th February 2019: Disney Channel Russia has acquired “Arthur and the Minimoys” from Studio 100 Media | m4e and will launch the CGI-animated boys-action series in April. The series (26 x 24’) is based on the fantasy novels for children and the successful “Arthur” movie trilogy created and directed by Luc Besson (“The Fifth Element”). It was co-produced by Besson’s Storia TV

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Jay Franco Getting Wild with Millennial Breakout Brand “Barbarian”

New York, NY; February 4, 2019: Millennial designer Barbra Ignatiev and leading bedding manufacturer Jay Franco are proud to announce a new licensing deal featuring the BARBARIAN brand’s energetic watercolor prints.  Following retail programs at Anthropologie and Staples, and a roster of new licensing partners, Jay Franco will add bedding, beach towels, bath accessories and home storage featuring the colorful

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The Wildflower Group Signs Global Representation Agreement with Vitamix

New York City (January 2019) – The Wildflower Group, (TWG), a multi-award-winning licensing and branding agency, has been appointed by the Vita-Mix Corporation as its global licensing representative for the Vitamix brand. Vitamix, a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated American company, is the world leader in high-performance blending technology and products, with a mission to create relationships for life by designing,

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Bing Makes BBC IPLAYER’S Top 10 for 2018

New BBC iPlayer stats reveal Bing to be the most requested children’s show of 2018 London, 31st January 2019:Acamar Film’s hit pre-school show, Bing, was the most requested children’s programme on iPlayer in 2018, according to new figures from the BBC. Sitting alongside hugely successful dramas Bodyguard and Killing Eve, Bing was revealed to be the ninth most popular programme

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The Wildflower Group Signs North American Representation Agreement with the National Gallery Company

New York City (January 2019) – The Wildflower Group, (TWG), a multi-award-winning licensing and branding agency, has been appointed by THE NATIONAL GALLERY COMPANY (NGC) as its North American Licensing representative. TWG has created a multi-tiered strategy that includes both a proprietary e-commerce destination and a comprehensive brick and mortar program to launch in 2019. TWG will seek licensee partners

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