Media & PR

MCM Comic London cancelled in response to coronavirus pandemic

The UK’s largest pop culture event, MCM Comic Con London has cancelled its October event, a move made in response to the ongoing issues surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. The London event, held twice a year, made the announcement via social media this week. In a statement, it said: MCM London …

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles lands CG cinematic reboot with Seth Rogen producing

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is in for a CG animated cinematic reboot, courtesy of Point Grey Pictures and Nickelodeon, with Hollywood’s Seth Rogen among the new feature film’s producers. Distributed by Paramount Pictures, the feature film will be Nickelodeon Animation Studio’s first CG theatrical production, and will be overseen by …

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Licensing Week Virtual brings in more than 32,000 unique views and 2,900 digital meetings

The Global Licensing Group is celebrating the success of the first Licensing Week Virtual event, a five-day online event that totalled more than 32,000 unique content views and 2,900 digital meeting and replaced the annual Licensing Expo in Las Vegas this year. Run in partnership with Licensing International, the online …

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Brio sponsors Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place virtual festival

The popular Brio brand is among the swathe of names to sponsor Fearne Cotton’s recently launched Happy Place virtual festival, an initiative that aims to bring to life the Happy PLace Festival in an online experience. Thousands of visitors have already engaged with the event since its launch earlier this …

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On the hunt: Kelvyn Gardner’s Asgard Media is on a mission to benefit the licensing industry

Kelvyn Gardner is an individual who really does know licensing. It’s by no accident of course, and only to be expected of a man who has spent over 40 years working in or around the industry, and certainly the trait of a one who has spent the last 13 as …

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Shane the Chef supports Too Good To Go’s #EasyRecipeasy Children’s Challenge this summer

HoHo Entertainment’s animated series Shane the Chef has thrown its support behind the world’s largest food waste fighting app, Too Good To Go and its launch of a new children’s recipe competition ahead of the summer holidays. The #EasyRecipeasy Children’s Challenge will encourage children to learn about the topic of …

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Scrabble GO’s Tournament of Champions supports NHS Charities Together

The Association of British Scrabble Players joined forces with Scopely, the mobile games company behind Scrabble GO to launch its Tournament of Champions in support of NHS Charities Together. The tournament pit eight elite UK-based Scrabble players in head-to-head Scrabble GO matches to show fans of the game just how …

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Uno launches major social media campaign across TikTok and Instagram

Are you a Sore Loser, a Dodgy Dealer, a Victory Dancer, or do you simply make up your own rules to suit your game? Whichever it is, Uno is celebrating the ‘four different types of player personalities’ through the launch of a new digital campaign. The campaign – titles #unowhoyouare …

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Character Options to launch Ravel Tales to the UK following the brand’s successful US debut

Character Options is preparing to launch the new girls’ property Ravel Tales to the UK, following a highly successful debut for the plush pets brand in the US this May. Ravel Tails aims to combine collectability with creativity by encouraging kids to unravel their own plush pets, each hiding in …

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Baby Shark swims onto Nickelodeon with new TV series debuting this December

Perpetual earworm, Baby Shark – the global property that began life as a viral YouTube music video – has landed its own animated pre-school series to broadcast on Nickelodeon this December. With a working title of Baby Shark’s Big Show, the series will make its debut with a half-hour Christmas …

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