DOT TO DOT PRODUCTIONS NAMES LISLE AS WORLDWIDE LICENSING AGENT FOR THEIR POPULAR CRAFTING BRAND ART NINJA

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Lisle has been named as the Worldwide Licensing agent for Dot To Dot Productions hit property ART NINJA.

The UK’s top rating art show for 6-12 year olds is now in it’s 5th series for CBBC and ready to move into consumer products.

ART NINJA is based around the comical adventures of Ricky Martin and his ‘real’ friends and family, interwoven with exciting and unique art ideas to try at home. ART NINJA moves crafting away from pompoms and sticky back plastic and into the realms of street art, sculpture and awe inspiring big pictures, which are truly ground breaking!

Key categories being targeted are publishing, stationary, crafts and apparel.

Jo Killingley, Managing Director for Dot To Dot said:

We are delighted Lisle are on board to build a successful licensing programme for ART NINJA, our hugely popular art brand. We want to inspire a whole new generation to enjoy art and achieve their artistic potential.

Francesca Lisle, Director for Lisle said:

We are excited to be working with Jo and team on this fun and creative license. ART NINJA has proven it’s one of the most popular children’s shows on TV having been on air since 2015 and achieving fantastic ratings! We look forward to presenting this to both licensees and retailers, bringing children product to help promote creativity in the home.

TETRIS® BRAND EXPANDS UK LICENSING PROGRAMME WITH LISLE LICENSING

As the Tetris® brand prepares for the brand’s monumental 35th anniversary in 2019, The Tetris Company today announced the expansion of its UK & Eire licensing programme with local agent Lisle Licensing.

Lisle Licensing is growing its licensing program for Tetris with new partners confirmed across games, apparel, publishing, footwear and promotions. The range in merchandise includes the award winning Tetris Dual tabletop game to a new brainteasing Puzzle Book which demonstrates the Tetris fan base’s  appetite for the brand.

“We have been really pleased with the ranges created for Tetris and the response so far from the UK market, and with further partnership discussions in progress, we are looking forward to more Tetris product creativity for fans in 2019.  We will be exhibiting Tetris at this year’s Brand Licensing Exhibition, stand M40, and the diary is filling up so prospective partners should get in touch soon to book an appointment,” said Gayle Goldsmith, Director of  Lisle Licensing.

“From their market knowledge to their ongoing potential partners outreach, Lisle Licensing has been a great partner to work with and has achieved impressive results in expanding presence with award-winning products for the Tetris brand in the UK and Ireland,” said Maya Rogers, President and CEO of Blue Planet Software, sole agent for the Tetris brand. “Therefore, we didn’t hesitate to renew our program with them and look forward to ongoing success with our continued partnership.”

Lisle Licensing Brokers Several New Deals for Smooshy Mushy® Brand in Europe

Lisle Licensing the EMEA master agent for Olo Industries and its partnership with Redwood Ventures has signed up several new licensees Including:

Aykroyds & sons and TDP will be launching a range of nightwear, underwear and swimwear.

IG Designs have signed up for greetings, gift-wrap and paper arts and crafts.

Bluesky Designs will be developing a unique range of stationery, bags and lunch wear.

Bandai will be extending its line to include an arts and craft line.

Bioworld International will be running a range of daywear both in the UK and France/Belgium.

Roy Lowe & Sons will launch a range of fabulous socks.

Further licensees will be announced at a later stage.

Shelly Owen founder and owner of Olo Industries said “we have a very strong online community with our huge #Smooshy Squad.  The brand has really evolved into a fully dimensional kids global brand and we’re super excited to see the Smooshy Mushy™ story unfold across all of these categories.”

In addition to a robust and highly sort after branded licensing programme, Olo Industries and Redwood Ventures will be supporting the brand expansion of Smooshy Mushy™ with short form animation in conjunction with Wild Brain.

Francesca Lisle of Lisle Licensing commented “We are delighted with how the L&M programme has started for Smooshy Mushy. The Squishy craze has taken the toy market by storm and Smooshy Mushy truly develops that play pattern with it’s strong themes continuing to develop the brand throughout the year and allowing children to dive further into the brand. Both of these elements ensures Smooshy Mushy can develop into extended product categories providing innovation & adding the squishy craze outside of toys!”