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Headstart International Signs Production Partnership with Turner for Best Furry Friends Animated Series

Headstart International Signs Production Partnership with Turner for Best Furry Friends Animated Series

Headstart International has announced a production partnership with Turner. Together they will produce an animated series based on the global Headstart brand, Best Furry Friends, with content set to release in March 2019 on Turner’s Boomerang TV channel in Australia. The series will feature the six core Best Furry Friends characters, the Besties, and their…

An Exciting Opportunity Has Become Available for a Sales Senior Executive

An Exciting Opportunity Has Become Available for a Sales Senior Executive

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Senior Executive to fill the role of Director of Sales in a small to medium size consumer goods company in the South East of Melbourne. This role requires the successful candidate to drive and manage the sales function. It will also require this person to work at…

Brand Licensing Europe Announces License This! Finalists

Brand Licensing Europe Announces License This! Finalists

Brand Licensing Europe has announced six finalists for this year’s License This! competition following a record number of entries and an intense judging day last Friday in London. For the first time in the competition’s 10-year history, there are two award categories: Character & Animation and Brand & Design. The final will take place in…

Mayans M.C. Rides Into Australia & New Zealand With Merchantwise

Mayans M.C. Rides Into Australia & New Zealand With Merchantwise

Merchantwise Licensing has been appointed as the Mayans M.C. agent for Australia & New Zealand by 20th Century Fox Consumer Products. Mayans M.C., the next chapter in Kurt Sutter’s award-winning Sons of Anarchy saga, screens in Australia Wednesdays at 8:30pm, Express from the US on Foxtel’s FOX SHOWCASE, the Home of FX Originals and has…

Desigual and Coca-Cola Partner to Present a Ground-Breaking Capsule Collection

Desigual and Coca-Cola Partner to Present a Ground-Breaking Capsule Collection

The Desigual FW18 collection is bursting with surprises that will have everyone talking. One of these is the launch of the collaboration between Desigual and Coca-Cola to create a collection of original, fresh and colourful garments featuring the global brand’s logo. The collection consists of classic pieces for all kinds of occasions, and includes everything…

Brain Power Studio Appoints Eugenio Perez as Co-Production Partner for Beatrix and Peter

Brain Power Studio Appoints Eugenio Perez as Co-Production Partner for Beatrix and Peter

Global media company Brain Power Studio has appointed British producer Eugenio Perez as the UK co-production partner for its latest project Beatrix and Peter, based on the early life of the beloved British children’s author and her relationship with her pet rabbit, Peter. With a track record in producing both feature films (Stan and Ollie,…

Pam Lifford Named President, Warner Bros. Global Brands and Experiences

Pam Lifford Named President, Warner Bros. Global Brands and Experiences

Pam Lifford has been promoted to President, Warner Bros. Global Brands and Experiences, with responsibility for Warner Bros. Consumer Products, DC, Themed Entertainment and a new Global Franchise team. As President, Warner Bros. Global Brands and Experiences, Lifford is charged with developing all-new fan-engagement business opportunities as well as working to align the current fan-focused…

Entertainment One Reveals Brand New Preschool Property Ricky Zoom

Entertainment One Reveals Brand New Preschool Property Ricky Zoom

Entertainment One (eOne) is strengthening its slate of preschool properties with the addition of new preschool animated TV series, Ricky Zoom, which will be showcased at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe and MIPCOM. From the producers of PJ Masks, Ricky Zoom is a CGI action comedy adventure series that follows the adventures of Ricky, a…

Pam Kaufman Confirmed as Opening Keynote at Brand Licensing Europe

Pam Kaufman Confirmed as Opening Keynote at Brand Licensing Europe

Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products president Pam Kaufman will take part in a fireside chat with License Global content director Amanda Cioletti during the opening day keynote at this year’s Brand Licensing Europe. Kaufman will share her insights into the changing retail landscape, why the newly formed, globally aligned VNCP positions the organisation for success, and…

Rick and Morty Brings Home First-Ever Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program

Rick and Morty Brings Home First-Ever Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program

Adult Swim’s critically acclaimed series Rick and Morty secured its first ever Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program at the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Deemed what a “modern day hit” looks like, Rick and Morty was the #1 comedy across all of television in 2017 with millennials and has become a multi-platform…