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Finalists revealed for The Licensing Awards 2015

As The Licensing Awards prepares to crown its 2015 winners next month, the UK-based org has unveiled the nominees for several key categories, including Best Preschool, Best TV and Best Film Licensed Properties.
August 10, 2015

As The Licensing Awards prepares to crown its 2015 winners next month, the UK-based org has unveiled the nominees for several key categories, including Best Preschool, Best TV and Best Film Licensed Properties.

Owned and organized by The Licensing Source Book Europe (published by Max Publishing), this year’s awards show take places at The Great Room in London’s prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel on September 15. More than 1,300 retailers, licensees, licensors and industry suppliers are expected to attend.

A panel of experienced retailers and licensees selected the finalists. Check out the nominees below:

Best preschool licensed property:

  • Fireman Sam
  • The Gruffalo
  • In The Night Garden
  • Paw Patrol
  • Peppa Pig
  • Thomas & Friends
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Best TV licensed property:

  • Adventure Time
  • Breaking Bad
  • Doctor Who
  • The Great British Bake Off
  • My Little Pony
  • The Simpsons
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Best film licensed property:

  • Frozen
  • Jurassic World
  • Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Minions
  • Paddington
  • Transformers: Age of Extinction

Best sports licensed property:

  • Arsenal Football Club
  • Chelsea FC
  • England Rugby
  • Liverpool Football Club
  • Manchester United Football Club
  • Rugby World Cup 2015
  • Tottenham Hotspur Football Club

Best music or celebrity licensed property:

  • 5 Seconds of Summer
  • The Beatles
  • Jamie Oliver
  • Jane Asher
  • One Direction
  • Orla Kiely

Best gaming or new media licensed property:

  • Angry Birds
  • Candy Crush
  • Metal Gear Solid
  • Minecraft
  • Plants v Zombies
  • Pokémon
  • Skylanders
  • World of Warriors

Best brand licensed property:

  • Britvic Brands
  • Happy Jackson
  • JCB
  • Kellogg’s Vintage
  • Shopkins
  • Smileyworld
  • Ted Baker
  • V&A

Classic licensed property award (10 years+):

  • Barbie
  • Batman
  • Doctor Who
  • Me to You
  • Mr. Men and Little Miss
  • My Little Pony
  • Sesame Street
  • The Simpsons
  • Spider-Man
  • SpongeBob Squarepants
About The Author
Patrick Callan is a senior writer at Kidscreen. He reports on the licensing and consumer products side of the global children's entertainment industry via daily news coverage and in-depth features. Contact Patrick at pcallan@brunico.com.

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