Acclaimed illustrator/brand creator Jo Rose and kids media exec Lisa Hryniewicz have formed new UK-based joint-venture Koko Rose Media to manage the rapid worldwide growth of Rose’s popular preschool and lifestyle brand Deer Little Forest.
First quarter numbers are in for Scholastic, and as the global children’s publisher expected, results were relatively stagnant for the seasonally small quarter.
Sao Paulo-based TV and film production company Glaz and animation facility Copa Studio in Rio are set to consolidate into a new holding company named Glaz, following the receipt of a seven-figure Investimage 1 fund under Brazil’s government incentive system Funcine.
The Jim Henson Company has appointed Florida-based toyco Jazwares as master toy partner for its Emmy-nominated preschool series Dinosaur Train.
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA has named Moscow-headquartered licensing agency Megalicense International as its rep in Russia and CIS.
With Mattel signed on as master toy licensee by Sony Consumer Products, London-based indie agency Rocket Licensing is ready to start licensing the Ghostbusters reboot in the UK and Ireland.