Aug 30, 2016 0
Mar 24, 2016 0
Rubie’s Costume Co. will launch officially licensed costumes, accessories, and masks inspired by Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Available in toddler, child, tween, adult, and plus sizes, the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Collection includes DC Comics superheroes Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and more. Each detailed costume reflects a representation of the characters portrayed in the film. The collection will be available this Halloween season.
Mar 21, 2016 0
Alfred Kahn, founder of 4Kids Entertainment Inc., and Jillian Crane, a writer, actress, and producer, have formed CraneKahn, an international children’s entertainment and licensing company that will focus on products and experiences.
As part of their licensing and marketing strategy to bring new forms of entertainment to children living through the digital revolution, CraneKahn has hired Kerry Novick, as senior vice president, global sales and acquisitions. Novick spent the past 20 years in global program distribution, representing Sesame Workshop and other top children’s series and brands in the world.
In 2005, Kahn was inducted into the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) Hall of Fame.
Jillian Crane, along with Kahn, is currently producing a young adult film franchise based on the book series, H.I.V.E. (Higher Institute of Villainous Education). They are also developing two Broadway musicals: “The Boys of Summer,” based on the iconic book about the Brooklyn Dodgers and “The Blind Boys of Alabama,” the world renowned gospel group.
Novick spent five years working at Sesame Workshop distributing the company’s programs to Asia, Latin America, and Canada. She also founded Small Screen Distribution in 2004.
Feb 16, 2016 0
The book-publishing program for The Angry Birds Movie launched with HarperCollins in the U.S. and Centum Books in Great Britain, Australia, and New Zealand, and parts of the U.S. IDW is publishing comics for films in English worldwide, with National Geographic on board.
Jan 9, 2016 0
Collier Campbell designs are hand painted works in distinct patterns with an extensive design library. Collier Campbell is found at retailers including Bed, Bath & Beyond; Belk; Wayfair; JC Penney; and Kohl’s in the U.S.
Jan 8, 2016 0
Precious Moments Inc. signed new licensing agreements that will launch Precious Moments-branded products in key categories in Asian markets.
Precious Moments Inc. will continue its agreement with Global Brands Group in Southeast Asia and has signed Asiana Licensing to develop a licensing program in South Korea.
Jan 7, 2016 0
Stephen Joseph has selected The Brand Liaison to lead international licensing that expands on its reputation for unique gifts, backpacks, and rainwear into products including apparel, outwear, home décor, and accessories for infants and kids ages 2 to 10.
The new licensing program will debut from January 12 to 19 at the Stephen Joseph showroom 1734B in Building 2 at the Atlanta gift show and at North American Toy Fair from February 13 to16 at booth 2751.
Dec 15, 2015 0
Oct 29, 2015 0
The Walt Disney Co. and Leomil Group have expanded their cooperation into Latin America. Leomil Group has been a long time partner with Disney in major territories worldwide, such as EMEA, Russia, and Asia, and has already started its sales in Colombia and Suriname for Frozen, Minnie, and the upcoming film The Good Dinosaur. The cooperation on the Marvel franchise Spider-Man is heading into Colombia, Chile, Central America, the Caribbean, and Suriname.
Oct 9, 2015 0
The product line will launch early next year and will be available at major retailers across North America.