US home entertainment distributor Lionsgate has picked up the Shaun the Sheep catalog for the US market. Boomerang will also be airing all five seasons of the comedic series in the US for the first time.
Cloud services company Afero and toy/video game makers Bandai Namco Studios are teaming up to curate and develop the next generation of smart toys.
Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA has named Megalicense International as its licensing agent for Russia and the CIS region, where brands like Ben 10 and Adventure Time are being primed for more exposure.
The 3D printing market is expected to be worth US$21 billion by 2020. But through an innovative in-store program at Toys”R”Us, 3D printing kiosk manufacturer PieceMaker and licensor Nickelodeon are getting a piece of the burgeoning pie right now.
The Jim Henson Company has remastered two of its classic Christmas movies – Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas and The Bells of Fraggle Rock. Chairman Brian Henson gives us the scoop on the restoration process, including the return of missing Kermit footage.
Following the global success of the US$3.8-billion Transformers film franchise, Paramount Pictures and Hasbro are joining forces once again to create a cross-property film universe that will feature characters based on five Hasbro brands, including G.I. Joe.
As Kidscreen gears up to celebrate its 20th anniversary in February, head of creative development Mary Coleman will open Kidscreen Summit 2016 with a presentation looking at how storytelling has been driving tech innovation at Pixar Animation Studios for the last two decades.