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Sesame Workshop Launches ‘Caring for Each Other’ Webpage

For 50 years, Sesame Workshop has provided support for children and families around some of the most challenging situations in their lives. Many of these situations create great uncertainty — and while we don’t always know what to expect, we know that our Sesame Street friends have the power to convey simple strategies and messages […]

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Paddington TV Series Best Children’s Preschool Series Award

Last week The Adventures of Paddington won the British Animation Awards’ Best Children’s Pre-School Series award! The British Animation Awards (BAA) helps to support, promote and credit the very best of productions and celebrates all that is great about the industry in the UK. The event is now in its thirteenth edition and was held […]

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Bing Enjoys Success as a World Book Day Title

Acamar Films’ award-winning preschool property, Bing, and its global publishing partner, HarperCollins Children’s Books, have had a strong start to the year thanks to a successful World Book Day. Bing’s Splashy Story is #3 in the overall children’s book charts and is also the third bestselling World Book Day 2020 title. Bing is the only licensed character to have a title […]

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ViacomCBS Consumer Products Showcase Expanded Portfolio at 2020 Melbourne Toy Fair Partner Presentation

ViacomCBS Consumer Products (VCP) showcased its diverse and ever-expanding portfolio of brands and properties to key retailers and licensees at its annual partner presentation in Melbourne last week. Mark Kingston, Senior Vice President of International for ViacomCBS CP, introduced partners to a new era of ViacomCBS, describing the organisation as an unrivalled powerhouse entertainment brand […]

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Donatello, Bumblebee and Robocop are the Stars of the New Direct Line Campaign

UK insurance company Direct Line have launched an exciting new advertising campaign featuring three popular licensed properties; RoboCop, Donatello from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Bumblebee from the Transformers franchise. Each character is the star of their own advert, all of which premiered simultaneously at 21:15 on Friday 6th March. In a world-first TV and […]

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Funko & Popcultcha Raise Funds for the RSPCA

Funko & Popcultcha are working together to raise funds for the RSPCA to help with the Australian Bushfire Crisis, through the sale of a Special Edition Collectable – Bushfire Heroes Firefighter with Koala Pop! Vinyl Figure. Consumer products company Funko, headquartered in Everett, Washington USA, have teamed up with Geelong, Australia based retail store Popcultcha, […]

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The Pusheen x Sarsparilly Collaboration

As a worldwide sensation, Pusheen has fans across the globe! Among them is Maria Murphy. Head Designer of Australian clothing label, Sarsparilly. With a vintage-inspired twist, she has taken the lovable tabby and mystical unicorns to create a collection inspired by the fun-loving and adventurous Pusheenicorn! The Sarsparilly x Pusheen collection offers sophisticated looks for […]

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Toy and Lifestyle Collections Inspired by Dreamworks Animation’s Trolls World Tour Hit Retailers Worldwide

Last weeks exclusive event, held at Pier One, Marquee, Sydney gave Trolls enthusiasts the first opportunity to see all the new Trolls Products, they witnessed a Fashion Show, took part in a cupcake workshop with Anna Polyviou, and shared a hug with Troll favourites Poppy and Branch. As excitement builds for the global debut of […]

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New Managing Director For U. Games Australia

U. Games Australia is ushering in 2020 with a new branding direction, a new digital media studio and a new Managing Director. After an exceptional 23 years at the helm of U. Games Australia, John Herbert has made the decision to step aside as Managing Director to take up the position of Chairman of the […]

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Spin Master Announces Strategic Agreements with International Licensing Agents

Spin Master, a leading global children’s entertainment company, has entered into strategic agreements with three international licensing agents; WildBrain CPLG for EMEA, Tycoon for Latin America, and Haven for Australia and New Zealand to represent Spin Master’s core portfolio of brands including Hatchimals™, Bakugan™, Toca Life™, Zo Zo Zombie™, Etch A Sketch® and Tech Deck™. […]