L.A.-based Saban Brands has named popular artist/designer and Julius the Monkey creator Paul Frank as the company’s director of creative development.
With more than 200 million books sold worldwide over the past 40 years, the Little Critter franchise from venerable children’s author Mercer Mayer is being developed as a global multiplatform entertainment property with the help of ex-Cartoon Network prez Stuart Snyder.
The Winx Club producer has teamed up with Simba Dickie Group to develop toys for its first full live-action production, My American Friend (working title).
Cartoon Network Enterprises, the L&M arm of Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, has appointed Singapore’s Pacific Licensing Studio to rep its consumer products division in Southeast Asia.
Nurture Rights has inked a deal with UK-based global parenting retailer Mothercare for a Dinosaur Roar! apparel range that will launch in conjunction with London’s Natural History Museum.
DHX Brands has renewed its license with UK-based master toy partner Golden Bear for revived preschool brand In the Night Garden.