With a second game released and a 3D CGI-animated feature film on the way, Rovio Entertainment has appointed Biplano Licensing as licensing agent for Angry Birds in France, Spain and Portugal, marking the first time the IP has had representation in these territories.
A new partnership between custom video producer PercyVites and US retailer Build-A-Bear Workshop will let kids create their very own personalized digital furry friends.
Chinese animation studio and toyco Guangdong Alpha Animation and Culture has partnered with Hasbro to expand its popular Blazing Team franchise globally, beginning with a US launch for its re-imagined TV series and toy line.
Netflix, DHX Media, The LEGO Group and Cartoon Network have all earned top spots in Kidscreen’s Hot50 ranking of this year’s leading companies across broadcasting, production, distribution, licensing and digital media categories.
The intersection of play and mental health among kids is at the forefront of a new multi-year research initiative being conducted by toy company Hasbro and Boston Children’s Hospital.
American Girl is furthering its digital interests thanks to a partnership with family entertainment company Driver Digital for a new original 24-episode lifestyle series entitled AG Life.