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Doctor Who Limited Edition Barbie® Makes Its World Premiere

Doctor Who Limited Edition Barbie® Makes Its World Premiere

BBC Studios and Mattel have partnered to release the first ever Doctor Who Limited Edition Barbie® doll. It has been created in celebration of the new series of Doctor Who, starring Jodie Whittaker, which premiered on ABC and ABC iView yesterday. Pre-sale in Australia starts today, Tuesday 9 October, available via zingpopculture.com.au and ebgames.com.au and…

Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS Takes Top Honors at the 6<sup>th</sup> Annual BTVA Voice Acting Awards

Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS Takes Top Honors at the 6th Annual BTVA Voice Acting Awards

Fan favourite Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS, the Japanese anime film, was a big winner at the 6th Annual BTVA Voice Acting Awards in the anime/movie category. The BTVA (Behind The Voice Actors) is an extensive website dedicated to the Voice Acting Industry and presents, annually, its awards to the best voice actors and…

May Gibbs’ Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Centenary Celebrations Continue in 2018

May Gibbs’ Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Centenary Celebrations Continue in 2018

To celebrate the 100-year anniversary of May Gibbs’ much-loved classic, Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, the brand has partnered with Ecology™ on a range of uniquely Australian lifestyle products. The nostalgic range now stocked in Myer, Kitchen Warehouse and available through independent retailers features the much-loved gumnut babies coupled with the distinctive quality and style…

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…

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…