Cake, Cheeky Little Media and Mighty Nice sign publishing deal with Hodder Children’s Books for award-winning Bottersnikes & Gumbles

LONDON –’Leading kids entertainment specialist CAKE and Australian production outfits Cheeky Little Media and Mighty Nice have signed a UK publishing deal with Hodder Children’s Books, for their new CGI children’s comedy series Bottersnikes & Gumbles.

Hodder Children’s books, a division of the Hachette Children’s Group, will publish a series of young fiction and sticker and activity books aimed at 6-9 year olds based on the TV series, which is set to air on CBBC in July this year.

Lisle International is the appointed agent for general licensing & merchandise categories.

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Sambro snaps up Masha

Ink Global has announced that Sambro will produce Masha and the Bear merchandise for the UK market, after signing a deal brokered by Lisle International Licensing.

The hilarious animated hit chronicles the adventure of Masha – a lovable but endlessly inquisitive little girl – and her reluctant best friend, a circus bear whose love of the quiet life is repeatedly thwarted by Masha’s attentions. Ink Global represents the property globally in the broadcasting and licensing sectors, while Lisle International Licensing is the brand’s UK representative.

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Cake and Cheeky Little Media announces Licensing Agents in UK & Eire and Australia for Bottersnikes & Gumbles

LONDON – Leading kids entertainment specialist CAKE and Australian production outfit Cheeky Little Media have announced the appointment of licensing and merchandising agents to represent their brand new animated production Bottersnikes and Gumbles.

Lisle International in the UK & Eire (The Zelfs, Masha & The Bear, Temple Run, Tetris) and The Fusion Agency in Australia (Trolls, Dinotrux, Noddy, Kung Fu Panda, Where’s Wally, In the Night Garden, Driftwood Bay, Dr Seuss) will be responsible for seeking out partner licensees in all core categories. They will introduce the property to companies at the London & Nuremburg Toy Fairs at the end of this month.

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The Sharpe Company appoints Lisle International as their UK Licensing Agent for The Artist Zoobs

The Sharpe Company has appointed brand licensing agency Lisle International in the UK to license and build merchandise ranges for critically acclaimed artist Zoobs.  Lisle are a strategic licensing agency with a wealth of experience launching new brands and an innovative approach to brand development making them an ideal ‘fit’ to launch Zoobs merchandise range in the UK.

Zoobs is known for his interesting and thought provoking art which has been featured in magazines including Vogue and Vanity Fair and built him a plethora of celebrity fans and collectors. Zoobs’ most famous piece depicts Kate Middleton, referencing the Sex Pistols cover art, titled “God Save the Future Queen”, which Dolce & Gabbana used to inspire a fashion collection. The picture now sits in pride of place in their flagship retail outlet in Bond Street London.

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Studio Pets by Myrna, the new license for girls and animal lovers – adds prestigious partners to a growing list of licensees

Lisle International, UK and Eire licensing Agent for Studio Pets by Myrna has confirmed two further licensees for the property as UK Greetings and Pyramid International join the growing list of merchandise partners.

Taking the love of animals to a new level, Studio Pets is a portfolio of artistic photography featuring popular pets that can be seen on products such as greeting cards, calendars, fashion accessories and more. This hugely creative brand is already widely available through many European territories and more recently, was subject to a worldwide deal with Claire’s for a whole portfolio of products that will heighten awareness on a global scale.

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Studio Pets by Myrna

Fall in love with the adorable Studio Pets! Where irresistible photographs of furry friends melt your heart and become instantly recognizable with cute props and stylish graphics. Studio Pets By Myrna is the brain puppy of fashion photographer Myrna Huijing. Myrna’s love for animals and photography is combined in fun, fashion-forward designer products.

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With hundreds of images to choose from, Studio Pets have inspired many successful merchandise collections around the world. Build an entire collection around one of our characters or mix and match Studio Pets together to create your own trendy collection.

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Lisle appointed as UK licensing agent for Studio Pets by Myrna

Lisle International Licensing has been appointed to represent the design-lead property Studio Pets by Myrna in the UK and Eire.

Studio Pets is the “brain-puppy” of fashion photographer, Myrna Huijing and is already widely available through many European territories. Taking her love of animals, Myrna has created a portfolio of artistic photography featuring many popular pets. Much of this can already see on many lifestyle products such as greeting cards, calendars, fashion accessories and more. Most recently. The brand was subject to a worldwide Direct to Retail deal with Claire’s for a whole portfolio of products that will heighten awareness on a global scale.

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Egmont signs for Temple Run fiction series and activity books

Egmont Publishing has signed a deal with Imangi Studios for global publishing rights to a fiction series and activity books based on Imangi’s successful mobile game series, Temple Run.

Lisle International Licensing negotiated the deal on behalf of Imangi Studios. Egmont UK, Egmont USA and Hardie Grant Egmont (Australia) will simultaneously launch an action-packed and adventure-filled publishing program this Autumn, following the continued increase in downloads and popularity of Temple Run 2.

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Temple Run series hits one billion downloads

Temple Run Series Hits One Billion Downloads Temple Run Second Mobile Game Franchise Ever to Reach Milestone.

RALEIGH, N.C. – June 4, 2014 – Independent game developer Imangi Studios announces today that its mobile games Temple Run and Temple Run 2 have together reached the milestone of one billion downloads. Since the launch of Temple Run in 2011, Imangi Studios has evolved from a husband-and-wife team working in their apartment to a thriving company. Temple Run is now one of the most downloaded series in mobile gaming history, having grown into a household name that remains popular with first-time runners and avid fans.

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Ink announces toy deal for Masha

Ink has revealed details of a major Europe-wide toy deal for Russian animation Masha and the Bear, with Simba Dickie coming on board as master toy licensee.

Having established itself as one of the most popular shows in Russia, Masha and the Bear is now going global, and agreements are in place with major broadcasters across Europe and the rest of the world to screen this hilarious cartoon. Simba Dickie is set to develop a huge range that includes plush, construction, wooden toys, summer toys, wheeled toys and arts and crafts. The new deal covers Eastern Europe, GAS, Iberia, the Nordics, Benelux, France, Italy, and the UK, with product set to launch from Q1 2015.

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