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Worlds Apart, a creator of children’s lifestyle products, has partnered with U.K. distributor Click Distribution.
High Resolution Design, a plush design company, has secured two new licenses–Pringles and “Thunderbirds Are Go”–ahead of its London Toy Fair debut.
Entertainment One has secured a raft of new licensees for its animated preschool series “PJ Masks.”
Smiley and global footwear brand Palladium have joined forces to create a festival footwear collection in honor of both brands’ anniversary this year.
Grant Gie has joined Sambro as commercial director in order to further drive the company’s continued growth and development.
Cheeky Little Media has tapped Tomy to serve as the master toy partner for its animated preschool series “Kazoops.”
Cartamundi has launched a new shuffle card game inspired by the Nickelodeon and Spin Master’s preschool series “Paw Patrol.”
The Smiley Company has tapped licensee Camfoni to create a new collection of kids’ apparel inspired by the classic Smiley brand.
Rocket Licensing, a U.K.-based licensing agency, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, has tapped Pyramid International to launch the U.K.’s first stationery range for “DC Super Hero Girls.”
Mattel and HIT Entertainment have sold “Bob the Builder” to multiple channels in Europe and Africa.
Ink Global and Rai YoYo have signed a deal to broadcast “Masha’s Tales,” a new spin-off series from “Masha and the Bear,” across Italy.
DreamWorks Animation and Lagardère Active TV have entered an agreement that will grant Lagardère rights to broadcast multiple DreamWorks TV shows in France.
Antonella Ceraso has joined Planeta Junior as country manager for Spain and Portugal.
Studio 100 International has appointed Brand4Rent as the Russian licensing agent for its “Maya the Bee” brand across all Russian territories.
The Postal Museum, in collaboration with Heritage Licensing, has opened its archives to toy and collectible manufacturers for licensing opportunities.
Entertainment One has partnered with Cancer Research U.K. Kids & Teens for a fundraising campaign featuring its animated TV series, “Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom.”
The Sea Life London Aquarium has partnered with BBC Earth to use its natural history series “Frozen Planet” in a new permanent attraction–"Frozen Planet: Face to Face."
SEGA has partnered with U.K.-based Funstock to launch a new range of SEGA art prints featuring imagery from classic titles such as “Sonic the Hedgehog,” “Streets of Rage,” “Golden Axe,” “Altered Beast,” “Shinobi” and “Alex Kidd.”
Ink Global has signed a raft of broadcasting deals for “Masha and the Bear”, giving the show free-to-air coverage in Europe, Asia and North America.
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