2015 LIMA Licensing Awards Nominees Announced!

Posted April 27, 2015

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2015 LIMA Awards Nominees
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CELEBRITY or MUSIC PROGRAM
Property                                                                                                                  Owner/Agent
One Direction……………………………… Modest Management/Global Merchandising Services Ltd.
Scandale Paris………………………….. Halle Berry and Hop Lun (HK) Ltd./Creative Artists Agency
Skinnygirl…………………………………………………………. Bethenny Frankel/Creative Artists Agency

CHARACTER or TOY BRAND PROGRAM
Property                                                                                                                  Owner/Agent
Care Bears and Little Twin Stars……. AG Properties and Sanrio, Inc./Mindworks Entertainment Filly…………………………………………………………………………………………… Dracco Netherlands B.V
Hello Kitty…………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Sanrio, Inc.
Marvel…………………………………………….. Marvel Entertainment and The Walt Disney Company
My Little Pony…………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Hasbro
Samurai Animals…………………………………………………………………………………….. Kensin Co., Ltd.

CHARACTER or TOY BRAND LICENSEE – HARD GOODS
Licensee                                                                                                          Property/Product
Beats by Dre………………….. Hello Kitty limited edition collection of custom headphones and earphones
Bukeuksung…………………………………………………………………………………… The Little Prince lamp
Hasbro………………………………………………………………………………… Marvel Super Hero Mashers
HTI Toys………………………………………………………………. Barbie & Me Colour Change Glam Bag
Kahootz………………………………………………………………………………………. Spirograph product line
LAFOOD……………………………………………………………………………… Sesame Street healthy food

CHARACTER or TOY BRAND LICENSEE – SOFT GOODS
Licensee                                                                                                          Property/Product
Jeffrey Campbell……………………………………………. Hello Kitty limited edition footwear collection
Jerry Leigh Apparel…………………………………………………………. My Little Pony apparel collection
Junk Food Clothing Co………………………………………………………… DC Comics apparel collection
Lazy Oaf…………………………………………………………………………. Garfield adult apparel collection
Richard Leeds International……………………… DC Comics women’s/juniors sleepwear collection
Smith & Brooks………………………………………………………….. Disney Princess girlswear collection
Under Armour………………………………………………………………………… Captain America collection

CORPORATE BRAND PROGRAM
Property                                                                                                                  Owner/Agent
Arm & Hammer…………………………………………………………. Church & Dwight/Brandgenuity LLC
Dr Pepper Snapple Group…………………………….. Dr Pepper Snapple Group/Brand Central LLC
HGTV HOME………………………………………………………………………. Scripps Networks/Beanstalk
JCB…………………………………………………………………………….. JC Bamford Excavators Ltd./JCB
Scotts Miracle-Gro…………………….. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company/Seltzer Licensing Group
STANLEY, BLACK + DECKER, DeWalt…………………. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc./Beanstalk

CORPORATE BRAND LICENSEE
Licensee                                                                                                          Property/Product
Argento SC…………………………………………………………… Car and Driver automotive accessories
Growers Marketing, LLC…………………………………………………………. Green Giant Fresh produce
Nestlé Nesquik……………………………………………… Girl Scout Cookies chocolate milk beverages
Reynolds Consumer Products/Hefty Brand………… Arm & Hammer/Hefty Ultimate waste bags
Simmons Bedding Company………… ComforPedic iQ Mattress endorsed by Andrew Weil, MD
Swan Hose………………………………………………………………………………. Scotts Miracle-Gro hoses
Vision-Ease Lens………………………………………………………………….. Coppertone polarized lenses

DIGITAL PROGRAM
Property                                                                                                                  Owner/Agent
Angry Birds Transformers…………………………………………. Rovio Entertainment Ltd. and Hasbro
Candy Crush……………………………………………. King Digital Entertainment/Striker Entertainment
Hatsune Miku…………………………………………………………………………. Crypton Future Media, Inc.
Line Friends………………………………………………………………………………………… Line Friends Corp.
Minecraft……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Mojang
S.o. R.a.d. at Kohls………………………………………………………………………………. AwesomenessTV

DIGITAL LICENSEE
Licensee                                                                                                          Property/Product
Egmont Publishing………………………………………………………………………… Minecraft Blockopedia
IDW Publishing…………………………………………… Syklanders: The Kaos Trap comic-book series
JAKKS Pacific………………………………………………………………………………… Nintendo product line
Jazwares, LLC………………………………………………………….. Minecraft Overworld Series #2 Toys
K’NEX Brands…………………………………………………………………… Plants v. Zombies building sets
Smith & Brooks………………………………………………………………………. Plants vs. Zombies apparel
Zara Terez……………………………………………………………………….. Candy Crush apparel collection

FILM, TELEVISION, or ENTERTAINMENT ANIMATED PROGRAM
Property                                                                                                                  Owner/Agent
Ali the Fox……………………………………………………………… Beijing Dream Castle Culture Co., Ltd.
Despicable Me Franchise……..Universal Pictures & Illumination Entertainment/Universal Partnerships & Licensing
Disney’s Frozen……………………………… The Walt Disney Company/Disney Consumer Products
My Little Pony…………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Hasbro
PAW Patrol……………………………………………………………………………………………. Spin Master Ltd.
Peppa Pig………………………………………………………………………………………….. Entertainment One
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles……………………………………………………………………….. Nickelodeon

FILM, TELEVISION, or ENTERTAINMENT ANIMATED LICENSEE – HARD GOODS Licensee                                                                                                          Property/Product
Cardinal Industries, Inc…………………………………….. Despicable Me Puzz 3D (Stuart the Minion)
JAKKS Pacific…………………………………………………………. Disney’s Frozen/Snow Glow Elsa doll
Just Play………………………………………………………….. Doc McStuffins Get Better Talking Mobile
LEGO…………………………………………………………………………………….. Star Wars – The Ghost set
NECA………………………………………………………. The Simpsons celebrity guest stars product line
Playmates Toys………………………………………………… Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles product line

FILM, TELEVISION, or ENTERTAINMENT ANIMATED LICENSEE – SOFT GOODS Licensee                                                                                                          Property/Product
Havaianas………………………………………………………………………………….. Despicable Me flip flops
Hybrid Apparel………………………………………………………………………………Despicable Me apparel
Jay Franco and Sons, LLC……. Disney’s Frozen bedding, bath, and beach & travel product line
M•A•C Cosmetics…………………………………………………………. The Simpsons make-up collection
The Northwest Company…………………………………………………. Disney’s Frozen silk touch throw
Smith & Brooks………………………………………………………………………… Disney’s Frozen girlswear

FILM, TELEVISION, or ENTERTAINMENT LIVE ACTION PROGRAM
Property                                                                                                                  Owner/Agent
AMC The Walking Dead………………………………………………………….. AMC/Striker Entertainment
Breaking Bad……………………………………………………………………….. Sony Pictures Entertainment
Disney’s Maleficent………………………… The Walt Disney Company/Disney Consumer Products
Downton Abbey…………. NBCUniversal International Television Production/Knockout Licensing
Game of Thrones………………………………………………………………………………. HBO/LMI, Bradford
Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier………………………………………………………. Marvel Entertainment and The Walt Disney Company

FILM, TELEVISION, or ENTERTAINMENT LIVE ACTION LICENSEE – HARD GOODS Licensee                                                                                                          Property/Product Bluw…………………………………………………………………………………………….. Star Wars homewares
Hasbro…………………………………………………………………… Star Wars Rebels Inquisitor Lightsaber
JAKKS Pacific……………………………………………………………………………… Maleficent product line
Lovehoney…………………………………………….. Fifty Shades of Grey: Official Pleasure Collection
Sega……………………………………………………………………………………… Alien: Isolation video game
Trick or Treat Studios………………….. AMC The Walking Dead Halloween masks and costumes
Weeks Roses………………………………………………………….. Downton Abbey/Anna’s Promise rose

FILM, TELEVISION, or ENTERTAINMENT LIVE ACTION LICENSEE – SOFT GOODS Licensee                                                                                                          Property/Product
Accessory Innovations……………………….. Star Wars R2D2 light-up & voice activated backpack
Andover Fabrics……………………………………………………………… Downton Abbey fabric collection
Groovy UK………………………………………………………………………. Breaking Bad cooksuit jumpsuit
Heritage Lace……………………………………………………………….. Downton Abbey by Heritage Lace
M•A•C Cosmetics…………………………………………….. Maleficent Collection by M•A•C Cosmetics Vans……………………………………………………………………………………………….. Star Wars collection

LIFESTYLE: ART, DESIGN or FASHION PROGRAM
Property                                                                                                                  Owner/Agent
Andy Warhol……………………………………… The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
The Bombay Company……………… The Bombay Company, Hermes-OTTO International USA/The Wildflower Group
Cupcakes and Cashmere……………………….. Cupcakes and Cashmere LLC/Brand Central LLC
Danskin……………………………………………………………………………………………… Iconix Europe LLC
Romero Britto…………………………………………………………………….. Romero Britto/Exim Licensing
The Very Hungry Caterpillar/The World of Eric Carle….. Eric Carle Studio/The Joester Loria Group

LIFESTYLE: ART, DESIGN or FASHION LICENSEE
Licensee                                                                                                          Property/Product
The Absolut Company…………………………………………… The Absolut Andy Warhol Edition vodka
The Northwest Company……………………………….. American Heritage Collection raschel throws
Osborne and Little………………………………… Matthew Williamson wallpaper and furnishing fabric
Samick Musical Instrument Co. Ltd………………………………. Paul Frank musical instruments line
StoryToys………………………………………… The World of Eric Carle/Very Hungry Caterpillar apps
Winning Solutions, Inc………………………………………………………….. Charles Fazzino 3D Scrabble
Winning Solutions, Inc……………………………………………………… Limited Edition Coach Monopoly

SPORTS or SPORTS-THEMED ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM
Property                                                                                                                  Owner/Agent
Australian Football League/National Rugby League ……………Australian Football League, Australian Rugby League Commission Limited/Velocity Brand Management
German National Football Team……… German Football Association/DFB-Wirtschaftsdienste GmbH
National Basketball Association………………………………………….. National Basketball Association NFLPA   ………………………………………………………………………………………………. NFL Players Inc.
PGA TOUR…………………………………………………………………………. PGA TOUR/IMG Worldwide WWE      ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. WWE
World Cup……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… FIFA

SPORTS or SPORTS-THEMED ENTERTAINMENT LICENSEE
Licensee                                                                                                          Property/Product
ALWAYS Books Ltd……………………………………. NHL/The Home Team children’s picture books
Athlitacomics…………………………………………………. NFLPA wearable and collectible product line
Imangi Studios…………………………………………………………… NFLPA/Temple Run 2 mobile game
ISC Sports Pty Ltd…………………………. National Rugby League and ISC Marvel Heroes jerseys
MK Trend Co., Ltd…………………………………… National Basketball Association fashion collection
Wes and Willy LLC………………………………………………. Collegiate/kid’s football uniform pajamas

LICENSED PROMOTION
Promotion Name                                                                                                   Owner/Agent
AMC The Walking Dead “Carnage Asada” Slim Jim Beef Sticks………………………………. AMC/Striker Entertainment
Cartoon Network’s Stop Bullying: Speak Up @ Journeys Kidz…………………… Cartoon Network
Eat Brighter!………………………………………………………………………………………. Sesame Workshop
Kiehl’s/Norman Rockwell Holiday Family Values Retailer Promotion………….. The Norman Rockwell Family Agency/IMG Worldwide
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie & Pizza Hut National Campaign…….. Paramount Pictures
Transformers: Age of Extinction & Oreo Global Campaign……………………. Paramount Pictures

LOCATION-BASED or EXPERIENTIAL INITIATIVE
Name                                                                                                                       Owner/Agent
AMC The Walking Dead Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios………………………………AMC/Striker Entertainment
Batman 75th Anniversary……………………………………………….. Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Hello Kitty Con 2014……………………………………………………………………………………… Sanrio, Inc.
The Mazerunner Adventure Live!……………………………………………………. Twentieth Century Fox
Monopoly Branded Live Experience Mall Promotion………………………………………. Hasbro/20too
Transformers: The Ride – 3D……………………………………………………………………………….. Hasbro
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter………………………………. Warner Bros. Consumer Products

RETAILER
Retailer                                                                                                                           Property
Cost Plus World Market…………………………………………………………………………… Downton Abbey Hastings…………………………………………………………………………………….. AMC The Walking Dead
Jay Jays……………………………………………………………………………………………….. Adventure Time KappAhl…………………………………………………………………………………………. Fifty Shades of Grey
Kohl’s Department Stores………………………………………………………………………… Disney’s Frozen
PetSmart…………………………………………………………………………….. National Geographic Society
Toys R Us…………………………………………….. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Turtles in Training

OVERALL BEST LICENSED PROGRAM
Property                                                                                                                  Owner/Agent
AMC The Walking Dead………………………………………………………….. AMC/Striker Entertainment
Disney’s Frozen……………………………… The Walt Disney Company/Disney Consumer Products
Downton Abbey…………. NBCUniversal International Television Production/Knockout Licensing Minecraft……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Mojang
My Little Pony…………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Hasbro
One Direction……………………………… Modest Management/Global Merchandising Services Ltd.
Scotts Miracle-Gro…………………….. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company/Seltzer Licensing Group
STANLEY, BLACK + DECKER, DeWalt…………………. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc./Beanstalk
The Very Hungry Caterpillar/The World of Eric Carle….. Eric Carle Studio/The Joester Loria Group
World Cup……………………………………………………………………………………………………………… FIFA