As the clock counts down to the 2014 Licensing Awards, the finalists in the UK-based competition for product, retail and marketing communication categories have been announced. Leading the pack are licensees and retailers for the popular brands Peppa Pig and Wallace and Gromit, with Disney and Marvel getting honorable mention.
DHX Media is expanding its preschool presence in Australia, following a DVD deal for the toddler-skewing property In the Night Garden.
New episodes, an exclusive BFI screening, a DVD and new consumer product launches, as well as additional promotions are on the way this summer for London-based Karrot Entertainment’s hit CBeebies preschool series Sarah & Duck.
KreaKids at Egmont Publishing has developed and released Mia and Me – The Legend of Centopia, the first ever app based on the popular girl-skewing animated TV series Mia and Me from Lucky Punch (a joint venture between m4e and Gerhard Hahn), Rainbow and March Entertainment.