Visitors to the 2015 Brand Licensing Europe event, set for Oct. 13–15 in London, will find a wealth of new and evergreen IP on the Olympia’s show floor.
20th Century Fox
Contact: Kirsty Southgate
0044 (0) 20 7632 2352
A division 21st Century Fox and recognized industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products licenses and markets properties worldwide on behalf of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox Broadcasting Company, as well as third party lines. The division is aligned with Twentieth Century Fox Television, the flagship studio that supplies award-winning and blockbuster primetime television programming and entertainment content.
24IP Law Group
Contact: Lejla Islamagic
0049 89 23 23 00
24IP Law Group is a collaboration between the law firms Sonnenberg Fortmann, 24IP Law Group France, 24IP Law Group USA and the Ferdinand IP with offices in Germany, France, the U.K., Switzerland and the U.S. Its services include strategy and implementation of intellectual
2Spot Communications Co.
Contact: Kris Nalamlieng
2SPOT Studio is one of the first original character companies in Thailand, since 2004. It has provided traditional IP licensing such as merchandising and promotional products in and around Asia, as well as digital licensing in forms of emoticons, stickers, games and animation contents. Key characters include Bloody Bunny, Unsleep Sheep, Biscuit, Dada, Luko, P4 and Escape Plan.
Contact: Jennifer Coleman
4K Media, a wholly owned subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, manages the licensing and marketing of the "Yu-Gi-Oh!" franchise outside of Asia. In addition, 4K Media handles brand management and the production and distribution of the "Yu-Gi-Oh!" television series. The "Yu-Gi-Oh!" animated franchise, with over 650 episodes, consists of the original "Yu-Gi-Oh!," "Yu-Gi-Oh! GX," "Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's," "Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL" and the new series "Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V." The series have been translated and broadcast in 65 countries on leading networks.
Contact: Molly Van Den Brink
Aardman, based in Bristol, U.K., co-founded and run by Peter Lord and David Sproxton, is a world leader in animation. It produces feature films, television series, advertising and digital entertainment for both the domestic and international market. Their multi-award winning productions are novel, entertaining, brilliantly characterized and full of charm that reflects the unique talent, energy and personal commitment of the very special people who make up the Aardman team. The studio's work is often imitated and yet the company continues to lead the field producing a rare brand of visually stunning and amusing independent and commercials productions.
Contact: Georgea Phillipson
0044 (0) 1162 824 824
Alchemy was established in England over 37 years ago (1977) and is one of the best and only recognized worldwide brand names in Gothic, fantasy and alternative cultures. Alchemy Licensing was formed around 2002 to manage the increasingly high demand for the Alchemy brand and artwork. The seeds of its licensing were beginning to be sewn back in the early 80's with a t-shirt license issued to a London company that was actually owned by one of the U.K.'s leading pop groups. Since then, demand has increased for the Alchemy brand and products, and it currently has more than 40 licensees worldwide.
Contact: John McInnerny
0044 (0) 1234 212 411
Allsorts Licensing is an independent licensing agency that represents some of the world's leading brands, not just in the U.K. and Ireland but also in some Eastern European territories. It is also known for its appealing marketing and, in some cases, quirky art brands. It brings many years of experience to the table.
Amaury Sport Organisation
Contact: Roquigny Carole
Amaury Sport Organisation is a company that owns, designs and organizes top international sporting events that remain true to the values of sport. Its internal expertise covers the entire range of activities required to organize and market sporting competitions and guarantee their coverage in the media. For its annual 40 events totaling 220 days of competition, A.S.O. adopts an environmentally responsible and community-based approach to organization that also adheres to rigorous safety procedures. Amaury Sport Organisation is a subsidiary of Editions Philippe Amaury, a press group that owns the L'Equipe newspaper.
American Greeting Properties
Contact: Angelina Castro
AG Properties is the intellectual property and outbound licensing division of American Greetings Corporation, which was built upon the re-launch of Care Bears and other iconic kids' entertainment brands including Holly Hobbie and Madballs, as well as new properties Boofle, Packages from Planet X and Twisted Whiskers. AGP develops multi-platform entertainment franchises across all media channels and extensive consumer merchandising programs that immerse children and adults in brands they love. Experience AGP online at
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Contact: Noel Hinton
0044 1263 715 515
Animaru is an award-winning range of characters with proven sales success in the greetings card and publishing markets. All 400-plus animal characters have a vibrancy and natural appeal that makes them relevant for a wide range of products and audiences.
Art Ask Agency
Contact: Maria Strid
0034 93 645 22 25
An internationally established licensing agency based in Barcelona, Spain, offering full service to licensees and brand owners around the world. What makes it different? Its experience with designers, illustrators, character lines and pop culture brands goes well beyond any borders. Art Ask Agency creates unique concepts together with established or emerging properties and works with worldwide rights and offers full service, fast turnaround, approvals, feedback, newsletters and advertising. Most importantly, it maintains direct personal relationships with all parties.
Art Brand Studios
Contact: Kristen Barthelman
Art Brand Studios publishes and distributes Thomas Kinkade and Thomas Kinkade Studios art and collectibles through a global network of galleries, authorized dealers and licensing partnerships. Kinkade's well-known images depict gardens, cottages, estates, cityscapes, landscapes and holiday scenery. Art Brand Studios is also pleased to represent the beautiful artwork of Marjolein Bastin for licensing opportunities. Drawing inspiration from nature, her artwork portrays large and small miracles found in the natural world around us.
Assaf Frank Photography & Licensing
Contact: Assaf Frank
0044 (0) 1276 683 123
Visit Assaf Frank Photography & Licensing agency to see its wide collection of new, vibrant, high-quality photographic images for licensing onto wall art and prints, greetings, gifts, calendars, stationery, puzzles and other products. The company will be happy to show you some images and discuss your requirements. Its collection includes cityscapes, flowers, nature and beaches, humorous, seasonal and more. It can also provide photograph commissions to help you find the best images for you. Frank is well known for his stunning florals, landscapes and cityscapes, but his extensive collection also expands to cute animals, quirky pop-art, Christmas and food.
Contact: Elisabetta Del Zoppo
0039 02 43001018
A transmedia entertainment company, Atlantyca Entertainment maintains production and distribution, licensing, publishing and foreign rights sales divisions. Atlantyca is the co-producer of two completed seasons of "Geronimo Stilton," the animated series that features the adventures of the most famous mouse journalist, and is producing the third season. Atlantyca is also co-producing the new animation series "Bat Pat." The company's licensing division manages the international licensing initiatives for "Bat Pat" and for all the "Geronimo Stilton" brands and all of its character spin-offs.
Contact: Nigel Layton-Hill
0044 (0) 1256 374260
As the licensor of the YooHoo & Friends property and licensee to leading brands such as Gruffalo, Peanuts and Forever Friend, Aurora World is an acknowledged leader of quality character plush globally. At Brand Licensing Europe, Aurora World is proud to be showcasing the Pammee character from its YooHoo & Friends range as a stand-alone offering under the Pammee Boutique branding. In addition, it will be presenting its brand new Cuby Zoo and Cutie Curls properties.
Bandai Namco Entertainment
Bandai Namco Entertainment, part of Bandai Namco Holdings, is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations worldwide. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises including "Pac-Man," "Dark Souls," "Tekken," "SoulCalibur," the "Tales of" series, "Galaga," "Ridge Racer" and other classic arcade games from Namco.
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home
Contact: Lucy McCredie
0044 20 7627 9319
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is one of the most famous animal refuges in the world. Known and loved by millions, it is a British institution. In its illustrious 155-year history, Battersea has cared for more than three million animals and firmly established itself in the hearts of the nation.
Contact: Susan Palmer
0044 208 433 1288
BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC Worldwide exists to support the BBC public service mission and to maximize profits on its behalf. It does this through investing in, commercializing and showcasing content from the BBC around the world in a way that is consistent with BBC standards and values. The business also builds the reach and reputation of the BBC brand overseas and champions British creativity.
Contact: Sofia Lundberg
020 7572 0858
Beanstalk, a global brand extension agency, works closely with its clients to unlock brand equity and create many of the world's most recognizable products and services. It has more than three decades of experience in helping leading brands, celebrities, media properties, manufacturers and retailers creatively find ways to strengthen their relationship with their most important stakeholder–the consumer. Beanstalk offers a breadth of services including brand licensing, direct-to-retail program management, license acquisition for manufacturers, consulting and royalty auditing. Beanstalk is headquartered in New York, with offices in London, Los Angeles, Miami and Cincinnati, as well as additional affiliates throughout the world.
Contact: Luc Jennes
Globetrade stands for more than 20 years of experience in premium based marketing programs. Globetrade is able to deliver tailor-made and flexible solutions all over the world to any company wanting to promote its brands better and faster. Today, Globetrade is a reliable partner for leading international brands, national and international advertising agencies, European buying offices, institutional companies and the licensing world. Globetrade is recognized by major leading international brands as a reliable and preferred partner and has been named an official international Hasbro partner, official international Disney partner and has executive agreements with the biggest international companies.
Belle & Boo
Contact: Kate Shafe
0044 (0) 7882 718 428
Welcome to the enchanting lifestyle brand Belle & Boo, which is cherished throughout the world for its charming, nostalgic storybook illustrations that will leave you wishing you were a child again. Join them in a world of their own where everything is made with love, where moments together are precious and where imagination still runs free. From wall décor to stationery, homewares to books, Belle & Boo is a gift to be passed down through the ages. Belle & Boo will be launching their new property Little Dancers at Brand Licensing Europe, which is about five children united by their love of ballet.
Contact: Guillem Rey
Biplano is celebrating its 25th anniversary and now has premises in Barcelona, Madrid, Lisboa, Paris and Shenzhen. Biplano represents the best licensors in the world such as Sanrio, King Features, Nickelodeon, WWE, IMPS, Animaccord and MGA, among others. Follow them at @BiplanoLicens.
Bizarre London is a group of women that came together to create their own source of employment by establishing a co-op where they execute design and production. Bizarre London creates its graphic designs for all occasions, from contemporary and commercial to repeat print. For print, the company does fashion work and promotional business. It can also manufacture products for personal use, fashion work and home decoration. Bizarre London is passionate about design. Bizarre Lodon is accepting new members such as artists, students, teachers, researches, enthusiasts and suppliers.
Contact: Daniel Isman
Blue Zoo is an award-winning animation studio founded by Adam Shaw, Tom Box and Oli Hyatt with a renowned reputation for making creatively playful CG animation with adventurous passion. For more than 15 years, they have been crafting high-quality animation for broadcast, commercials and online content entirely within their London-based studio. Blue Zoo has built strong relationships with TV broadcasters and media companies allowing them to produce fantastic shows such as "Tree Fu Tom," "Q Pootle," "Olive the Ostrich," "Alphablocks," "Get Squiggling," "Kerwhizz" and "Miffy."
Contact: Sofia Lundberg
Blueprint–Powered by Beanstalk is the specialist consulting division of leading global brand extension agency Beanstalk, dedicated to advising companies on how to evolve their brands through innovative and commercially viable brand development and extension strategies. Blueprint works with brand owners, retailers and manufacturers to evaluate and analyze their distinct needs and provide a road map to open doors to new markets, audiences and revenue. In June 2015, Blueprint–Powered by Beanstalk launched BXI (Brand Extension Indicator), a proprietary, customizable online tool that guides brand owners through the opportunity and partner selection processes.
Contact: David Hodgson
01273 982 501
The preschool animation "Boj" is one of the most-watched characters on CBeebies, with over half a million viewers tuning in per episode. Dominating the primetime slot on CBeebies for more than eight months, it is now rapidly popping up across the globe in the U.S., France, Canada and Australia, to name but a few. The show centers on the character Boj, who has burrowed to Giggly Park with his musical parents, Mimi and Pops (voiced by TV star Jason Donovan), where they live in their quirky underground burrow. The show is a celebration of childhood and full of creativity and messy fun.
The Boot Buddy
Contact: Gurminder Dhillon
The Boot Buddy is the new way to clean off your muddy footwear. Forget running your boots under the sink or using a hose pipe. This new device lets you clean off your boots using only 300 ml of water. As well as saving you water, it saves you time. Get your muddy boots looking brand new again in under five minutes. The Boot Buddy is portable as well–clean your boots before you get in the car, house or any place where mud is not welcome. Leave the outdoors outside.
Bradford Licensing Europe
Contact: Andrew Maconie
Bradford License Europe is the European branch of the U.S.-based licensing agency Bradford Licensing and is the associate company of Licensing Management International in the U.K. Bradford Licensing first opened its doors to the world of marketing and licensing in 1986, in the midst of the thrills and glamour of New York City, initially proudly representing Pepsi in the domestic market. Additional offices are now operational in India, the U.K. and China. Bradford License Europe represents HBO's most popular series to-date, "Game of Thrones," for licensing opportunities throughout Europe.
Contact: Barbara Caires
+55 11 5041 9087
Incorporated on Sept. 10, 1998, the Brazilian Licensing Association (ABRAL) is a non-profit entity that brings together all business platforms in Brazil–licensors, agents, licensees, manufacturers, distributors and retailers, among other sectors directly or indirectly involved with the brand licensing market. ABRAL boards over the past years have aimed at promoting, defending and disseminating the development of licensing. On Oct. 17, 2012, a new board of directors took over the management of the association. Aiming at the development of tools and content, the new president introduced a new management model with a view to disseminate licensing business in Brazil.
The British Library
Contact: Martin Oestreicher
0044 20 7412 7704
With an unrivalled treasure trove of content, The British Library continues to seek visionary, innovative licensing partners who are genuinely excited by the potential of its brand, and who have the commitment and capability to work with it to bring the brand alive in the retail world.
Contact: Rob Corney
0044 (0) 20 8325 5455
Bulldog works with a number of the world's leading brand owners to develop merchandise programs ready for the international and domestic licensing markets. Bulldog works with both the owners of existing brands to develop and enhance their consumer products programs and with the owners of more nascent IPs to help create brands that are fit for purpose in the highly competitive world of brand licensing.
Contact: Jeanette Eklund
+46 722 31 21 18
Bulls Licensing is a part of Bulls Press, a family-owned company established in 1929. Since then, Bulls has represented some of the most well-known and loved brands for licensing, syndication and publishing. With headquarters in Stockholm, local offices in 10 countries, a worldwide agency network and more than 450 active licensees including Uniqlo, H&M, Finnair, Samsung and UNICEF, Bulls Licensing offers a Nordic focus with international flair.
Carbon 12011 Licensing
Contact: Pascale Fleuridas
Carbon 12011 Licensing is an agency offering licensing programs. Its expertise focuses on extending brands into licensed products for a strategic development. Through an in-depth analysis of a brand's licensing potential, Carbon 12011 Licensing delivers recommendations on categories, licensee and projected royalty income. According to the brand identity and marketing positioning, it builds a consistent licensing program. Its core fields are automotive brands in their sport and corporate aspects.
Carmen Ariza Polska
Contact: Carmen Ariza
Carmen Ariza Polska is a business without borders. A young agency with a goal to help licensees and licensors take the maximum advantage from licensing. The company operates all around Europe, through the Western countries and the emerging markets of Central Eastern Europe and Russia.
Contact: Caroline Mickler
020 8392 2439
Caroline Mickler is an award-winning, dynamic, boutique licensing agency. It specializes in creating and implementing licensing programs for a diverse portfolio of brands including The Beatles, Moomin, Fifty Shades of Grey, Jennie Maizels, Ollie Dabbous and Boo, The Worlds Cutest Dog, Janet Reger and Mr Bean, either as agent or consultant. The company has a clear understanding of a brand's DNA and how to translate it seamlessly onto merchandise. Caroline Mickler transforms beautiful brands into beautiful merchandise.
Carte Blanche Group
Contact: Sarah Quigley
Carte Blanche is best known for Tatty Teddy, the cute grey bear with the blue nose, and signature character of the much-loved Me to You brand, now worth $250 (RSV) globally. Inspired by the success of Me to You and a growing multi-generational fan base, Carte Blanche has expanded its product offering to include a wonderfully cute and engaging nursery proposition, Tiny Tatty Teddy. Adding to Carte Blanche's owned brands is Pudsey the Dog. This charismatic brand offers the flexibility of on-trend designs with huge appeal.
Contact: Graham Saltmarsh
44 (0) 20 7 637 1118
Cartoon Network Enterprises returns to Brand Licensing Europe 2015 with a colorful portfolio of brands led by the irreverent and playfully anarchic "Adventure Time" and the original ambassadors of girl power "The Powerpuff Girls." The new-look alien-fueled kid hero "Ben 10" will feature on the presentation slate alongside the multi award-winning comedy sitcom "The Amazing World of Gumball" and the brand-new animated show "We Bare Bears" that launches on Cartoon Network across EMEA beginning in September.
Contact: Ulf Vespermann
49 (0) 61 72 271 8222
Celebrities Entertainment focuses on brands, trademarks and entertainment properties that are primarily targeted at teenagers and young adults. The company helps its clients license their famous trademarks, copyrights and images and work with leading European consumer products companies, creating state-of-the-art licensed products.
Contact: Sarah Dixon
Fun and colorful designs lovingly crafted with folksy style. Chalet Verbier studio designs are available for licensing across a broad number of product categories including gifting, home and stationery through to garden and leisure. Its vast collection of artwork has wide commercial application and appeal. It also has a selection of gorgeous, colorful, fun designs specifically for children too.
Chelsea Football Club
Contact: Mark Bell
0207 565 1484
Chelsea Football Club was founded in 1905 and is one of the largest football clubs in the world. The current Premier League Champions boast more than 400 million fans worldwide as Chelsea FC's global popularity increases year-on-year due to its continued on-field success. The club operates a successful domestic and global licensing program with licensees in many of the rapidly growing football markets including the U.S. and far East. With agencies already appointed in territories including Poland and Turkey, Chelsea FC is looking for new opportunities to expand the brand in the global football market.
Contact: Claire Hill
Graduating with a first class honors degree in fashion textiles, Claire Louise creates a wide variety of designs that use a mixed media of watercolors, pencil fabrics and machine embroidery. A lot of time is spent on each piece to create something that is truly unique and inspiring for everyone. Her artwork has been printed onto greetings cards, wall art, prints, stationery, homewares, candles and fashion accessories. Her designs include fashion illustrations, wildlife, shoes, floral, children and illustrations for men.
Contact: Valerie Fry
020 7004 0980
Coolabi is a leading independent, international media group and rights owner specializing in the creation, development and brand management of children's and family intellectual property rights. All of its intellectual property rights are developed and managed to excite, engage and sustain their appeal to consumers across all media in every major market. The group, made up of Coolabi and Working Partners, has a particular expertise in the media of publishing, television and digital.
The Copyrights Group
Contact: Polly Emery
0203 714 1181
Copyrights is a full-service, international brand licensing agency and consultancy offering strategic worldwide brand development and licensing expertise. Committed to the long-term development of each of its properties, the Copyrights' portfolio includes classic brands such as Paddington Bear, The Snowman, Father Christmas and Fungus the Bogeyman; lifestyle brands include Greenwich Polo Club, Jits and The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady; infant brand Bunnies by the Bay; as well as design brand Shinzi Katoh.
Copyright Promotions Licensing Group
Contact: Suzanne Trevor
020 8563 6400
CPLG is one of the world's leading entertainment, sport and brand licensing agencies with offices in the U.K., Benelux, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.S. Building brands in the licensing business is all about long-term relationships. For almost 40 years, CPLG has been making it its business to connect the best brands with the best partners.
Creative Licensing Corporation
Contact: Stephanie Marlis
CLC is an independent licensing agency representing feature films and television properties. CLC's titles include The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Rambo, Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, Basic Instinct and dozens more. CLC is a Brand Licensing Europe Global Partner and a founding member of LIMA.
Contact: Mike Waldner
As the licensing arm of the Saturday Evening Post, Curtis Licensing has been licensing their wide range of images to companies around the world for more than 30 years. Curtis's collection was originally comprised of cover illustrations from The Saturday Evening Post and Country Gentleman magazines by artists such as Norman Rockwell, J.C. Leyendecker, Stevan Dohanos and many others. However recently, Curtis dug deeper and added thousands of copyrighted inside illustrations, cartoons and images from their children's publications Jack & Jill, Child Life, Humpty Dumpty and Turtle, bringing their archive of images to over 8,000 illustrations.
Danken Enterprise Co.
Contact: Anna Chen
Established in 1985, Danken Enterprise has more than 30 years experience in the hosiery field. Headquarter at Taipei, Taiwan, with two factories that are located at Chang Hua (Taiwan) and Wuxi (China). Being a professional hosiery manufacturer and exporter, its product lines include socks, pantyhose, tights and gloves but it is able to offer various kinds of material to meet customers' requirement such as CoolMax, Thermolite, Far-Infrared, Bamboo Charcoal, X-Static, Outlast, Anti-Bacteria, Lycra, fancy yarn, cotton, nylon, wool, acrylic, polyester and more to make the most comfortable, the most functional, the most healthful and fashionable products for customers.
DC Thomson & Co.
Contact: Tim Collins
0207 400 1030
DC Thomson Consumer Products' "The Beano" has inspired a program targeting the gifting market, and a range targeting children continues to build for Dennis the Menace and Gnasher. British teen magazine
sold 1 million copies per week during the 1970s. Now,
will be a label based on '70s music and fashion styles.
Deer Little Forest
Contact: Jo Rose
Created by Henries' award-nominated illustrator Jo Rose, Deer Little Forrest is both a lifestyle and preschool brand that celebrates music, magic and nature. Featuring Forest Flo and a band of beautifully handcrafted forest friends, DLF is in development as a TV show with King Rollo. Licenses include U.K. magazines Get Busy and Busy Time; a creative preschool app by U.S.-based Playrific featuring a full book, match three games, puzzles and more; stationary in the U.K., Finland and Russia; apparel with T-Shirt Booth; and licensing agents in the U.S., Canada, GST, South East Asia and China.
DeLiSo Sophie la girafe
Contact: Stephanie Arnaud
33 (0) 4 50 01 06 20
DeLiSo was founded in 2011 following consumer demands for Sophie la girafe licensed products. To stay close to Sophie's history, the DeLiSo office is located directly in the Vulli factory where Sophie la girafe has been made since the 1960's.
Contact: Marty Malysz
Dependable Solutions is the leading provider of brand licensing, royalty and approval systems to licensors, agents and licensees around the world. The company's flagship product, Dependable Rights Manager (DRM), handles the full licensing process, from development and design, through approval, retail sales, compliance and renewal. It saves licensors, licensees and agents time and money by automating all the tasks involved in implementing and overseeing a licensing program, improving communications among departments, and helping top management make better and faster decisions.
Contact: Peter Byrne
44 020 8563 6400
DHX Brands, the dedicated brand management and consumer products arm of DHX Media, heads to BLE with a diverse slate of properties this year headlined by brand-new addition "Make it Pop" alongside preschool favorites "Teletubbies," "In the Night Garden" and "Twirlywoos."
Contact: Helen Round
44 (0) 208 811 3950
Discovery Consumer Products builds strong alliances with the world's most respected manufacturers and retailers to create compelling products and experiences across the portfolio of Discovery Communications' brands and properties. From series-based fan gear and DVDs distributed through direct-to-consumer platforms to strategic third-party merchandising partnerships, Discovery Consumer Products brings the brands of the world's No. 1 pay-TV programmer to consumers around the world. The "Cake Boss" consumer products program was honored with the Licensing Excellence Award by LIMA in 2014 for Best Celebrity Program.
Contact: Phaedra Haramis
Dorna Sports is an international sports management, marketing and media company founded in 1988. Dorna has been the exclusive commercial and TV rights holder for the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (MotoGP) since 1991. The company expanded in 2012, with the acquisition of the eni FIM World Superbikes Championship.
Contact: Rancy Wong
+852 2157 5988
A global corporation headquartered in Hong Kong with a significant commitment to brand platforms including product, lifestyle, digital, media, stationery and confectionery brand development and product manufacturing. Dracco is the owner of the No. 1 girl's license in Germany, Filly. It is dedicated to product development, internal design, manufacturing and emerging trends. Dracco has extensive worldwide distribution and is an established licensee and licensor with more than 20 years in business and over 150 employees.
Contact: Jonathan Baker
44 20 7173 5121
DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG-animated feature films, television specials and series and live entertainment properties meant for audiences around the world. The company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. All of DreamWorks Animation's feature films are produced in 3D. The company has theatrically released a total of 31 animated feature films, including the franchise properties of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, Puss In Boots and The Croods.
Contact: Alicia Davenport
044 (0) 20 3757 2170
DRi Licensing is an independent licensing and marketing company specializing in the management of long-term high quality characters and brands. It is an experienced full-service agency with a portfolio of prestigious brands in the children's publishing and greetings sectors including Miffy, Roald Dahl, Madeleine Floyd and Boofle.
Contact: Emily Dupen
Dupenny (Emily Dupen) is a Brighton-based illustrator who specializes in exceptional design and content for projects of every kind. She spends her days doodling lovely pictures for clients and projects all over the world and is most known for her signature range of playful yet sophisticated boutique wall coverings, fabrics and gifts. Dupenny will happily draw anything, but her passion for all things pin-up, retro, curious and a little bit cheeky is hard to hide. She particularly loves the simple impact of a monochrome pallet. Dupenny's illustrations make ideal licensing content for a vast array of products and applications.
Contact: Katia Valentini
0039 348 0704505
Manufacturer of trading cards and stickers collection, packaged collectibles and promotional products. Partners of the most important European publishers, marketing and loyalty agencies for more than 20 years.
Contact: Tony Maher
0207 759 7120
Stanfords will be licensing use of the Edward Stanford Signature brand and maps from the company's vast archive. Established in 1853 by Edward Stanford, Stanfords is one of the U.K.'s leading specialist retailers of maps and travel books. The flagship store in London's Covent Garden first opened in 1901 and offers the world's largest selection of maps and travel books under one roof. Since then it has been the first port of call for famous travelers including Amy Johnson, David Livingstone, Robert Falcon Scott, Ernest Shackleton, Florence Nightingale, Ranulph Fiennes, Bill Bryson, Michael Palin and even Sherlock Holmes.
Contact: Andrew Carley
020 3691 8509
Building long-term, sustainable licensing programs on a global basis. eOne Licensing manages the creation and development of consumer products and associated marketing and promotional campaigns for some of the most high profile film, TV and lifestyle properties.
Contact: Nesli Karamuftuoglu
Euro Lizenzen's key properties include Antoine de Saint Exupéry's iconic masterpiece Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince), the book which brought to world a magical quest for love, friendship and respect, capturing the hearts of all ages; the animated TV series "Yakari, Mouk, Zou and Franklin;" the world's very first comic hero Astérix; publishing phenomenon Guess How Much I Love You? (Weißt du eigentlich, wie lieb ich dich hab?), "Geronimo Stilton;" brand names like Chupa Chups; fashion brands Radio Days and Teo Jasmin; and fine art representation of Anne Geddes, to name a few.
Contact: Emma Jane Gregory-Brittain
0044 1162 762 929
Welcome to Fashion UK, an established licensed merchandise company set up to supply multiple products across multi-territories. Based in Leicester, U.K., and with 19 years of experience in the license industry, Fashion UK has considerable knowledge and contacts within the licensing arena that enables it to stay at the forefront of the licensing industry. With a modest start many years ago that targeted retro brands for ladies fashion tops, Fashion UK now boasts 48 different licenses across various different market segments.
Contact: Andreas Pletl
+41 43 222 7777
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) is an association governed by Swiss law founded in 1904 and based in Zurich. It has 209 member associations and its goal, enshrined in its Statutes, is the constant improvement of football.
Contact: Fran Bravo
Fran Bravo is an independent animator and illustrator located in Majorca. He is especially interested in the development and production of content for children. Bravo uses a huge range of techniques and many different effects to create his characters. His knowledge in traditional and digital techniques allows him to adapt static images into rich and new formats such as apps, e-books or animated picture books. He has more than 15 years of experience in publishing and animation. His works has been published in Spain, Italy and Japan. Selected clients include NHK TV (Japan), Sony Music Spain (Spain), Yamaha (Japan), Danone (Japan) and Camper (Spain).
Contact: Virginie Berre
0033 1 56 22 68 24
Francetv Distribution works with producers and licensors to maximize revenues from their programs across all media platforms including digital. France Télévisions Distribution, rights distributor and brand manager Francetv Distribution offers an overall sales strategy encompassing video, VOD and music publishing, merchandising, games, magazine and book publishing and events, as well as French and international distribution and fundraising.
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment
Contact: Tracy Griffiths
+44 (0)20 7691 6000
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment is a worldwide leader in family entertainmentand a dynamic independent producer, licensor and distributor of engaging and ground-breaking content in the sector. The division works with best-in-class partners to build global franchises that connect with children and families across multiple touch points. FMKFE's broad and distinctive brand portfolio includes the 21st century reboot of the iconic "Danger Mouse," imaginative girls' preschool series "Kate & Mim-Mim," preschool action animation series "Tree Fu Tom" and the magical "Ella the Elephant."
We are a full-service national law firm that promotes the commercial interests of companies, individuals and organizations. Trading as Gateley in England and HBJ Gateley in Scotland, the company offers solutions-driven, flexible and commercial legal advice based on an integrated and partner-led service. Gateley is committed to the communities in which it inhabits and actively supports the ability of its teams to fulfill their potential.
Giochi Preziosi Group
Contact: Gianluca Petruzzelli
+39 02 9647 5369
Founded in 1978, today the Giochi Preziosi Group is one of the world's leading companies in the toy market sector and a leader in the Italian market. The company's success is based on continuous research and development, on carefully tuned sales and marketing policies and on a highly effective ongoing communications strategy in addition to its market presence achieved also through a strong activity in the retail sector. Over the years the group has implemented an important diversification process leading to outstanding business results in a variety of sectors including food, apparel and retail.
Contact: Marion Corveler
+33 (0)1 41 46 11 11
Editions Glenat offers innovative properties in constant evolution alongside the editorial, TV and films market. Editions Glenat has more than 20 years of expertise in merchandising with more than 25 properties coming from comic books, manga and children's books, many of which are broadcasted on TV. Editions Glenat began to develop licenses with Joe Bar Team and Titeuf. Each property has a specific target, and its portfolio includes properties for kids, teenagers and adults.
Contact: Danny McGhee
Global Freestyle is a company that creates products to enhance football skills and represents the sub-cultures of football–freestyle and street soccer. Global Freestyle is one of the U.K.'s leading freestyle and street soccer teams operating as a agency assisting some of the world's biggest brands. It has its own in-house brand to meet the desires of its artists and fans and to improve their football skill experience. Global Freestyle is an innovative street soccer development program endorsed by the PFA. 2016 will see the first Global Freestyle Championships in the U.K. The company is further supported by its recent launch of the YouTube channel, Global Freestyle TV.
Contact: Melissa Asante
0044 (0) 20 7730 9606
Global Icons has spent 17 years successfully connecting brand owners with manufacturers so they can engage with new consumers in other channels and further elevate their brand awareness through licensing.
Global Merchandising Services
Contact: Jens Drinkwater
0044 207 384 6467
Global Merchandising Services was established in 2008 by 30-year industry veteran Barry Drinkwater, the founder and former worldwide chief executive officer of Bravado International Group. GMS provides a non-corporate alternative for artists and entertainment rights holders searching for a combination of old-school service and cutting edge development. Based in London and Los Angeles, GMS is the turnkey solution for design, product development, manufacturing and sales in all channels of retail distribution including live events, web stores, sponsorships and third-party licensing. Its staff of industry experts combine passion, experience and knowledge to maximize all potential revenue streams and deliver quality merchandise to the consumer.
Contact: Adam Bass
Since its launch in 2002, Golden Goose has become one of the U.K.'s leading boutique brand licensing consultancies. Its close knit team of sector-leading experts can help brands with first-time licensing or inject energy and discipline into current licensing plans. Working for a broad range of brands, Golden Goose has consistently delivered long-term revenue growth and deeper brand equity. As a boutique, its clients enjoy personal, dedicated attention and benefit from the templates and processes it has developed to improve licensing's efficiency and effectiveness. Get in touch to find out more about Men's Health, Women's Health, RSPB, Maison Blanc and other brands.
Grani & Partners
Grani & Partners deals with the design, development and manufacture of licensed collectible products (3D figurines, plush, die-cast and more). The company works with leading loyalty promotion agencies, food and beverage multinational companies and with Italian and foreign publishers. Grani has strong relationships with Disney, IMPS, Viacom, Ferrari and Lamborghini.
Contact: Fiona Hart
Hart Deco is an independent greeting card publisher run by illustrator and designer Fiona Hart that has a large range of original designs, characters and images just begging to branch out and escape the confines of their kraft envelopes and cello bags.
Hasbro Brand Licensing & Publishing
Contact: Maria Harris
0044 (0) 20 8569 1234
Hasbro is committed to "creating the world's best play experiences" by leveraging its beloved brands including Transformers, My Little Pony, Monopoly, Littlest Pet Shop, Nerf, Play-Doh, Magic: The Gathering and Jem and the Holograms. At Brand Licensing Europe 2015, Hasbro will continue to showcase its iconic brands through storytelling across multiple mediums including entertainment, publishing, toy, fashion, digital gaming and branded experiences. It is through our storytelling that Hasbro fulfills the fundamental need for play and connects with children and families around the world.
Contact: Herve Chiquet
HCA is an exciting and timeless iconic French brand founded by Hervé Chiquet 17 years ago. HCA's design studio team of illustrators and graphic designers creates innovative concepts for teenagers and adults. HCA develops new graphic style guide every year for its best properties inspired from fashion and contemporary trends. With a portfolio counting over 3,000 design samples and eight unique property collections, HCA keeps expanding its presence globally with over 30 worldwide licensees. Properties include Catsline, Dogs&Shapes, Kate-Rose Berry, Charming Day, Miss Dolly, Tedinours, Little Charlie and Amiko-Shi.
Contact: Natalie Horne
Reaching more than 100 million readers per month and published in over 60 countries, Cosmopolitan Magazine is the handbook for millions of fun, fearless females the world over. The aspirational, cultural and elegant Harper's Bazaar is published in 32 countries with a focus on high-end fashion, beauty and lifestyle. Esquire is a leading premium lifestyle magazine about the interests, curiosities and passions of men, and is published in 28 countries.
Contact: Ian Worrall-Dutton
+44 (0) 7719 53 66 88
Hello Munki is a cheeky little design studio specializing in character design for licensing and properties, entertainment and publishing. It prides itself in being able to produce unique, innovative illustration and design for a number of end products. Its recent successes include kids, apparel, stationery and home interiors. It is "chimply" marvelous.
Contact: Helen Howells
+44 (0) 207 682 3154
Hoho Entertainment is a children's production and rights management company dedicated to developing intellectual properties to be seen and experienced on all media platforms. Hoho Rights actively manages its in-house developed brands and also represents a small portfolio of Intellectual Properties on behalf of other producers and licensors.
Hong Kong Trade Development Council
Contact: Daisy Ip
44+ 020 7616 9500
Hong Kong Trade Development Council was established in 1966 as a statutory body to promote Hong Kong trade. It creates opportunities for Hong Kong companies, especially SMEs, by promoting trade in goods and services globally. With more than 40 overseas offices, HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a business platform that is recognised as Asia's central business district. HKTDC offers a variety of platforms and business-matching services, connecting small and medium-sized enterprises in Hong Kong with business partners from all over the world. Please visit
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Contact: Robert Lands
+44 (0)20 3755 6000
Howard Kennedy is a law firm that provides a wide range of services across several industry sectors such as media, fashion, retail and branded products, art, technology and sports. Its IP and commercial team assist on the full range of IP-related matters (including the protection, exploitation and infringement of IP) and provides brand owners with commercial advice relating to consumer protection issues, advertising, promotions, data protection, supplier terms and e-commerce. The team specializes in the licensing of brands, trade marks, design rights and copyright works, in franchising and celebrity endorsements and has advised a vast portfolio of clients, including numerous household names.
Contact: Philippe Glorieux
I.M.P.S, together with LAFIG Belgium, are the official licensors of the little blue-skinned characters, "The Smurfs." Over the years, I.M.P.S has worked in close collaboration with its agents worldwide to develop licensed merchandising, retail and co-branded promotions, publishing activities and broadcasting deals that have secured the everlasting success of the brand. Adding to an ever-growing portfolio, "The Smurfs" expand their reach through initiatives such as a first international live stage show and the opening of theme parks and family entertainment centers. I.M.P.S was created in 1984 by Véronique Culliford, the daughter of Pierre Culliford, better known as Peyo.
Contact: Michele Kuprewicz
+44 (0)20 7379 0441
IFLScience is everyman's science site. It's a community of those who seek to explore, comprehend and appreciate the universe around them, united by a different, offbeat style of communication. IFLScience provides content that not only educates, but often entertains and delights at the same time. There is an audience age of 18- to 44-years-old, with 300 million Facebook likes and it reaches 75 million monthly unique visitors. It's also a sub-brand for the children's market–Science Is Awesome will be launching in 2016.
International Brand Management & Licensing
Contact: Adrian Davie
0845 164 1727
IBML is a global brand owner with offices in London, New York, Hong Kong and Shenzhen. IBML licenses the use of its world-class sport, fashion and lifestyle brands to partners around the World. IBML offers a unique combination of brand management, marketing, commercial, legal and IP expertise.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment
Contact: Sarah Baines
+44 20 7157 3186
ITV Studios Global Entertainment will be heading to BLE 2015 with its portfolio of ITV-owned and third-party properties. The new boys' action adventure series "Thunderbirds Are Go" will lead ITVS GE's extensive presentation slate. The firm will also be showcasing classic "Thunderbirds," which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year; toy property Playmobile; the Playmobil-inspired kids' TV series "Super 4;" digital game sensation "Cut the Rope;" '70s music brand Village People; and the licensor's newest property, historical TV drama "Poldark."
IWM (Imperial War Museums)
Contact: Anne Buky
0207 091 3072
IWM's unique collections made up of the everyday and the exceptional, help to tell the stories of people's spirit, resilience, creativity and innovation in the face of adversity. Iconic venues such as Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast give atmospheric experiences to all of adventure and achievement. IWM can offer great ideas for design inspired by its collections–a retro feel with a modern twist.
Contact: Sam Johnson
JCB is one of the world's leading construction manufacturers with 12,000 employees and 22 factories around the world. In 2015, JCB celebrates its 70th anniversary, making it a British success story that has extended around the globe.
The Jim Henson Company
Contact: Federico San Martin
The Jim Henson Company has remained an established leader in family entertainment for more than 50 years and is recognized worldwide as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics and digital animation. Best known as creators of the world famous Muppets, Henson has received over 50 Emmy Awards and nine Grammy Awards. Recent credits include the Emmy nominated "Sid the Science Kid," "Dinosaur Train" and "Pajanimals" as well as the new series "Doozers," a CG-animated preschool series. Features include The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth and MirrorMask, and television productions include "Fraggle Rock" and the sci-fi cult series "Farscape."
Contact: Kirsty Lindsay
0113 276 6655
Joe Browns is a U.K.-based clothing brand. Specializing in women's and men's apparel, footwear and accessories. It currently operates an online, mail order and wholesale business retailing in more than 500 stores. It dispatches over 1 million orders per year throughout the U.K. and Europe.
Contact: Kate Knight
0044 (0) 1314 774 524
Kate Knight is an established freelance designer who produces high-quality contemporary artwork. Knight is professionally trained, having been awarded an honours degree in textile design and a masters degree in design. She is recognized in art circles for her creative floral designs and imaginative use of bright bold colors.
Contact: Joanne Lewis
+44 (0) 7539389412
King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of its games. King has more than 185 fun titles in over 200 countries and regions. Its hits include "Candy Crush Saga," "Farm Heroes Saga," "Papa Pear Saga," "Pet Rescue Saga" and "Bubble Witch Saga." King has 364 million average monthly unique users (as of Q1 2015) across web and mobile platforms.
Contact: Cathleen Titus
King Features Syndicate, a member of Hearst Entertainment and Syndication Group, is one of the world's premier distributor of comics, columns, puzzles and games to print and digital outlets worldwide. One of the largest and most experienced organizations in merchandise licensing and entertainment, King Features represents classic properties, such as Popeye, Olive Oyl, Betty Boop, Hagar the Horrible, Flash Gordon, The Phantom and Mandrake the Magician. The company continues to expand its portfolio, including collaborations with Chupa Chups and Betty Boop, and also represents new properties.
Contact: Ihnjeong Song
Kocca is a leading government agency dedicated to build a nation of imagination, creativity, culture and prosperity. It was established by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to support the contents industry that includes game, broadcasting, cartoon, character and animation. In order to promote and nurture the content industry, Kocca supports international exchanges. Moreover, it actively engages in foreign partnership, hosts international events, develops policies and conducts training to cultivate creativity in Korea.
Contact: Horace Hui
00852 2349 1193
Laser Art is a hologram label manufacturer and solution provider for the licensing business. It has developed a complete label management system for brand owner/licensing agents to manage and monitor licensee/supplier orders actively and to fight against counterfeiters. It has also have developed a consumer touch point solution that is a perfect marketing tool to communicate with your valuable customer.
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Leoni is one of the leading companies in the study, development and production of promotional items of any kind. From OEM/licensed toys to die-cast models, partwork collections and loyalty campaigns, Leoni can meet the requirements of even the most demanding customers with unique products, all in compliance with relevant regulations.
The Licensing Company
Contact: Francesca Cragie
020 8222 6100
Formed in 1996 by Melvin Thomas and Angela Farrugia, TLC is one of the world's leading brand extension companies. With 16 offices in 14 of the largest and fastest emerging economies, it is strategic, capable and connected. TLC represents an impressive portfolio of first class brands including Jeep, Coca-Cola, Hershey's, Peanuts, Jelly Belly, The Gruffalo and Crayola. It has the proven ability to extend brands across a range of sectors, from fashion and lifestyle to toys and food and beverage. It knows how to place products in the correct categories and support them at retail, resulting in maximum royalties for its clients.
Licensing Management International
Contact: Andrew Maconie
Licensing Management International was established in 1982, and now, with many years of combined business knowledge and consultancy work, it has the experience and passion to help develop a brand's potential and implement a successful licensing program. Understanding a brand's strategic objectives, together with its business and social values, is key to its work. Current properties include British Motor Heritage classic car marks including MG and Austin, PEZ, BSA and Shell, as well as children's entertainment properties such as Popcorn the Bear, 12 Guardians, Prisoner Zero and many more. Affiliate companies include Bradford License Europe, which handles the European licensing for HBO's acclaimed series "Game of Thrones."
Contact: Francesca Lisle
0044 (0) 1937 586 237
Established in 2010, Lisle International has a unique combination of experience and youth, which when amalgamated together with extensive research capabilities and local market knowledge across all sectors of licensing, creates a fresh, innovative and proficient licensing agency.
Contact: Ben Couch
+44 (0) 203 598 2850
LiteBulb Group is a high-growth company that has developed a number of brands for major retailers. The company floated on AIM in 2010 and now sells to some of the largest retailers in the U.K. and internationally, as well as works with many of the world's biggest brands. The Litebulb Group has a number of complementary businesses that delivers a full-service offering to major brands, as well as develops its own IP. The entities within the group are BLUW, Go Entertain, PowerStation Studios, Meld Marketing Strategies, Bloom, Ginger Fox, Milly & Flynn, Concept and Canny Media.
Contact: Julie LoCoco
Puppies and kittens! LoCoco Licensing's Keith Kimberlin brand offers one of the most extensive portfolios (50,000-plus images/20-plus style guides) of kitten and puppy photography in the world. Founded in 1990, LoCoCo Licensing is a full-service licensing and design agency with licensed products in more than 70 countries.
+33 4 90 31 36 36
Lots of excitement at low prices–the Longboard lifestyle is to have fun without spending too much, thanks to a fashion universe for the whole family. Sportwear or casual, fitness or underwear, home or outdoors, swimwear or skiwear, Longboard has a variety of lines for all needs.
Contact: Meritxell Gratacos
Luk Internacional is one of the largest distribution companies in Spain and Portugal focused on products for all ages. It has an individual and specialized licensing and promotional program according to each property. It is a distributor for Spain, Andorra, Portugal and EMEA of TV properties such as "Doraemon" and the licensing agent for Spain and Portugal. It is also the licensing agent and TV distributor for Spain and Portugal for properties such as "Shin Chan," "B-Daman," "Daniel Tiger's," "A Penguin's Troubles" and "Zombie Princess."
Contact: Bernd Conrad
0049 8102 994530
The m4e Group is an international brand management and media company focusing on childrens' and family entertainment content. With its deep know-how and qualified team of experts, m4e manages all aspects of the business from production of content/IP-rights, up to the finished merchandise product in order to rollout brands on a worldwide basis. Since 2003, m4e has worked with many animation and live action producers/studios, creating original content and producing, co-producing, distributing and managing brands around the world. m4e's library of 2,300-plus episodes features some of the most recognizable series such as "Mia and me" and "Tip the Mouse."
Contact: Antonija Majstorovic
+385 1 3751252
Manu is a creative studio bringing unique characters and patterns to life. It creates cute characters in a "design-y" way that utilizes a Japan meets Sweden aesthetic, creating a distinct style that can be adapted for all markets and across a wide age range. It builds and develops character-driven lifestyle brands with a strong brand DNA supported by enchanting stories, emotions and messages. Lil' Ledy is a character-based lifestyle brand for the female market appealing to teens through to young women. The brand won the 2015 One to Watch award for being the best new brand at Licensing Expo.
Contact: Dr. Ursula Feindor-Schmidt, LL.M.
Animal Century, Munich (Germany) is the licensing link to the designer Maria Pishvanova, the creator of the art collection Animal Century. This collection comprises more than 270 portraits of dogs, cats and other animals dressed in fine clothing designed by Pishvanova, providing each breed with a unique personality. The designs are loved by pet owners around the world, which has helped Animal Century to attract a large online fan base.
Contact: Marilyn Roberston
0044 (0) 1949 860 621
Marilyn Robertson is a U.K.-based artist with cutting edge contemporary designs suited to a wide range of licensing opportunities. Robertson's designs have a proven international track record and a strong online presence. New licensing enquiries welcome across product categories. Marilyn Robertson enjoys helping you create stylish and commercially successful products.
Mary Evans Picture Library
Contact: Luci Gosling
0044 (0) 20 8318 0034
One of the U.K.'s leading historical resources that features a wealth of art, illustration, photography and ephemera from its rich archives. Founded in 1964, the library also represents more than 350 different collections in the heritage and archive sector.
Mattel Brands Consumer Products
Contact: Catrina O'Brien
Mattel continues to excite and challenge the licensing industry with its impressive portfolio of brands, plus the exciting integration of HIT Entertainment. Mattel is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. Mattel's portfolio of best-selling brands includes Barbie, Hot Wheels, Monster High, Thomas & Friends, Fireman Sam, Scrabble and Fisher-Price brands, MEGA Brands, including MEGA BLOKS, as well as a wide array of licensed and entertainment properties. Driven by great content, toys and games, these much-loved brands are being brought to life across multiple consumer product categories.
MB–Mary Beth/Pink Light Studio
Contact: Mary Beth Freet
MB-Mary Beth is a lifestyle brand for the free-spirited, represented by Pink Light Studio. Mary Beth's work will be highlighted at Brand Licensing Europe, along with other artists from Pink Light Studio, a design and licensing agency. Pink Light Studio has artwork available for licensing and also has 20 designers available for custom design projects. Let them help your product shine!
Contact: Claire Potter
0044 (0) 20 7720 4007
Metrostar is both a brand licensing agency and a literary agent. It represents "Downton Abbey," The Scout Association, Little House on the Prairie, Alice Tait, Toot the Tiny Tugboat, Dear Zoo, Chloe's Closet, Little Suzy's Zoo and The Little Prince.
Contact: Alex Rodriguez
MGL is one of the world's leading art licensing companies. It prides itself on representing stunning imagery for an array of merchandise ranging from greeting cards, calendars and stationery, to jigsaws, apparel, bedding and home décor. The work of more than 50 artists and designers is represented within a growing portfolio of over 10,000 images, covering a variety of categories including wildlife, floral, landscapes, patterns and vintage. As well as providing existing artwork, MGL also offers a customized service to either adapt existing imagery or create new, bespoke designs.
Contact: Dave Tovey
020 7501 1925
Mind Candy is building the world's greatest family entertainment company for the digital generation. With a portfolio of magical brands, all with a digital heart, from "World of Warriors" to "Moshi Monsters" and "PopJam," Mind Candy's aim is to create fun, empowering and inspiring entertainment for the swipe generation.
Contact: Alvaro Picardo
+34 661 410711
Monday2Friday was established in February 2011 by a group of like-minded professionals with years of experience in the world of licensing and brand development, with a special emphasis in contemporary art. Its portfolio is mainly made up of contemporary artists (graphic designers and illustrators) and brands, and it emphasizes working alongside both the artists and licensor, as Monday2Friday believes that the link between both parties is equally important. Among its artists are Nuria Mora, Brosmind, Tutti Confetti, Stocklina, Sergio Mora, Eva Armisen, Apanona, Haciendo El Indio and brands like BCN Branc.
Contact: Micheline Azoury
Mondo TV Group is made up of four companies, with the main office based in Rome. It is one of the leaders in Italy and among one of the primary European operators in the production and distribution of animated cartoon series, as well as full-length feature films for TV and film markets. Specialized chiefly in the creation and worldwide distribution of animated cartoons, Mondo TV Group also distributes some of the best-known Japanese animated series in Italy as well as in several Spanish-speaking countries. The consumer products division represents the Group's merchandising, licensing and publishing rights and for third-party properties as well.
Contact: Jeanette Eklund
+46 722 31 21 18
The Moomins were created by Tove Jansson (1914-2001), painter, illustrator, author and one of Finland's key artists. The first Moomin book The Moomins and the Great Flood, was published in 1945. Jansson wrote and illustrated nine novels, four picture books and hundreds of comic strips about the Moomins. To-date, her books have been translated into nearly 50 languages. The Moomins now have a very successful licensing program worldwide. Oy Moomin Characters is the Moomin licensor and official body responsible for Moomin copyright supervision. Bulls Licensing is the worldwide agent on behalf of Oy Moomin Characters.
Contact: Jamie Patterson
Mr. Trafalgar is a creation of Newcastle-based artist and illustrator Jamie Patterson. Inspired by the Art Nouveau and illustrators such as Aubrey Beardsley and Jan Pienkowski, Patterson has created a rich, imaginative world of many humanized animal characters, where the centerpiece is taken by a dapper rodent called Mr. Trafalgar. All the artwork is hand-drawn in silhouette pen and ink graphics. As a brand, Mr. Trafalgar made its first appearance in the licensing arena at Brand Licensing Europe 2013 as the winner of the License This! challenge.
Contact: Eric Rennagel
The MyMediabox online software suite includes Mediabox-RM for contract, rights and royalty management, Mediabox-PA for product approvals and Mediabox-DAM for style guide asset management and delivery. More than 100 leading licensors and 35,000 licensee users worldwide utilize MyMediabox software daily to generate more licensing revenue and manage their licensing business more efficiently. Contact them to arrange a meeting and demo.
Contact: Yasmin Rodriguez
Designer Marian Carro launched the Ñañaritos brand in 2010. C*Mar Corporation handles all Ñañaritos product development, licensing, sales and marketing, offering licensing opportunities in the areas of apparel and fashion, accessories, gifts, novelties, office and school supplies, publishing, stationery, paper goods, crafts and more. The brand is available in two sub-brands. Ñañaritos is the original brand with hand-painted characters, directed towards the baby, kids and preteen market. The Ña brand takes the characters on an edgy twist, using the original pencil sketches to develop a line that suits teens and young adults.
Napa Arts & Licensing Agency
Contact: Marjo Granlund
Napa Arts & Licensing Agency is a versatile, daring and experienced agency with a fresh Scandinavian touch. Currently its roster includes 16 front-line artists from Finland. The characterful and unique styles of its illustrators range from watercolor technique to ink drawing, as well as vector and motion graphics. It has been licensing illustrations for advertising, corporate communication, information graphics and packaging since 2007. In its work, Napa Arts & Licesning values originality, quality and sustainable development. It is looking for licensees in the stationery, toy, gift and home décor categories as well as for retailers and publishers.
The National Museum of the Royal Navy
Contact: Giles Gould
023 9272 7583
The National Museum of the Royal Navy tells the entire naval story, past present and future–the story of a service that has literally sculpted the history, culture and the people of Great Britain. It has a simple vision: to be the world's most respected Naval museum, underpinned by a spirit of enterprise and adventure. Its goal is to promote the traditions and public understanding of the Royal Navy and its constituent branches, past, present and future.
National Portrait Gallery
Contact: Matthew Bailey
The National Portrait Gallery holds more than 300,000 portraits of interesting and inspiring people, allowing you to choose from its large, but carefully curated, collection. Alongside images on its website, National Portrait Gallery has a vast archive and will help you search and arrange licenses for the use of images in your projects.
The Natural History Museum
Contact: Zuzi Wojciechowska
0044 20 7942 5652
Home to more than 80 million specimens from Darwin's original collections to the most complete specimen of a Stegosaurus ever uncovered, the museum is a British institution and an authority on the natural world. It is also home to the phenomenal "Wildlife Photographer of the Year" exhibition, which tours worldwide and is seen by more than 1 million visitors.
Contact: Rachel Spring
NECA is a leading designer, marketer and worldwide distributor of licensed consumer goods based on some of the world's most established and beloved entertainment properties. NECA spans all consumer categories and distribution channels, providing an end-to-end solution to elevate each property while protecting the creator's vision. From action figures to apparel, giftware and beyond, NECA's mission is to deliver superior products at affordable prices. In fact, its products are already best-sellers in many specialty retail stores worldwide. For an incredible selection of products from high-profile licenses, no one has you covered like NECA.
Contact: Antoine Erligmann
Nelvana is a division of Corus Entertainment and consists of Nelvana Studios, the production arm, and Nelvana Enterprises, the business arm. Nelvana Enterprises, the sales, brand-management and consumer products division of Nelvana, distributes quality entertainment from the award-winning Nelvana Studios and key content partners to broadcasters and home entertainment companies. Nelvana Enterprises' merchandising team, based in Paris, France, manages the consumer products program for its series in EMEA.
Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products
Contact: Tom Gunn
Nickelodeon, one of the world's leading entertainment brands for kids, is excited to showcase its strong content pipeline at Brand Licensing Europe 2015. This year, Nickelodeon Viacom Consumer Products will spotlight plans to reach multiple demographics with its iconic, evergreen properties including "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Dora," and announce updates for new preschool series "Paw Patrol" and "Blaze and the Monster Machines." Its goal is to forge partnerships that will help it expose its unique brands through powerful products.
NOW That's What I Call Music
Contact: Alex McCloy
+44 (0) 207 361 8000
NOW That's What I Call Music is one of the longest running and most successful compilation series in the world. Launched in 1983 by Virgin Records and EMI Music, the brand has exceeded sales of 100 million units in the U.K. to-date.
Contact: Jim Kucia
Octane5 helps brand owners run their licensing programs faster, smarter and more profitably through its suite of brand compliance solutions. These solutions let licensors manage their entire licensing program–digital asset management, product approvals, contracts, royalties, licensee compliance and more–all from a single dashboard. It also delivers anti-counterfeit and consumer engagement programs that will protect your brand from fakes and grow your program worldwide.
Contact: Sophie Dufeu
+33 6 22 98 14 15
On Entertainment produces both animated TV series "Super 4/Playmobil" and live movies. In production are "Ladybug" and "The Popples," and a major forthcoming event is The Little Prince animated movie coming to movie theaters and directed by Mark Osborne (Kung Fu panda).
Contact: Melita Kolbezen
+386 30 998 224
Outfit7 is a multinational entertainment company headquartered in Cyprus, founded in 2009 by entrepreneurs on a mission to bring fun and entertainment to all. "Talking Tom and Friends" has grown from an instant app success into a fully-fledged media entertainment franchise, with a newly released CGI animated series, a global licensing and merchandising program and has become a chart-topping sensation on YouTube. These lovable 3D animated characters have skyrocketed in popularity with fans across the world with more than 2.8 billion downloads since its launch and over 250 million active users each month.
Contact: David Wigley
Pango Productions is a greetings company established more than 10 years ago that specializes in character cards for the juvenile market. It has supplied and continues to supply most of the design-led greeting card retailers within the U.K. It is looking to work with licensing partners both through its character bank and those who like its design style in order to create strong licensing properties.
Contact: Daniela Magnani
0039 059 382 111
The Panini Group was founded in 1961 by the Panini family in Modena, Italy, where it's still headquartered. It is a world leader in the published collectible sector and one of the leading publishers of children's magazines and books, comics, manga and graphic novels in both Europe and Latin America. Panini is owned by the Panini Management and Fineldo (holding company of Panini's equity sponsor Vittorio Merloni). In 2013, the Panini Group sales exceeded €531 million ($728 million) with sales in more than 120 countries, supported by 12 subsidiaries and over 900 employees worldwide.
Contact: Jacquie Russo
0044 (0) 1709 730 700
Paper Island is a design-led gift company with a track record of best-selling brands which are all created on-site in the U.K. With representation in more than 38 countries and products translated into 20 different languages, Paper Island has become well-known the world over with popular brands and products that perform exceptionally well in a whole range of retail environments. The licensing arm of this internationally acclaimed manufacturer therefore enjoys the design input of a renowned creative team that produces brands that sell in the millions worldwide.
Contact: Perlina Pierre-Davis
0044 (0) 20 8262 3551
Paper Rose is one of the U.K.'s leading greeting card publishers, with a range of more than 1,500 cards that include styles to suite every taste, from iconic photographic to quirky humor and beautiful handmade designs. The company supplies direct-to-retail and through export sales and licensing. Award winning ranges include Daisy Patch, Marzipan and Portobello, all of which have great licensing potential.
Penguin Random House
Contact: Nekisha Mendez
+44(0)20 7010 3448
Stories have always been at the heart of Penguin Random House, and now its telling these stories in new and exciting ways. Across licensing, consumer products, TV production and live events, it is finding brilliant new ways to expand the worlds of some of the world's favorite books. Whether for Penguin Ventures with Peter Rabbit, Ladybird Books–Vintage Collection, Hairy Maclary and Friends, Flower Fairies and Spot or Random House Enterprises with Swallows & Amazons, Spotting and Jotting Club, Matt Sewell's Birds and Love Sick. Come and see what Penguin Random House can offer beyond the book.
Contact: Sam Barker
Pepsi is one of the world's most iconic brands and is a global symbol of refreshment and a cultural force to be reckoned with. Throughout its long history, Pepsi has not followed trends but has set them and has created moments that became touchstones of culture. It is a brand that inspires conversation and enjoys high affinity and recognition around the world with 98 percent awareness. Today, more than 60 licensees in major international markets on every continent are selling Pepsi products in every tier of retail.
Perfetti van Melle
Contact: Christine Cool
If you are looking out for a sweet and fresh licensing opportunity, check out Perfetti van Melle's brands Mentos, Chupa Chups, Airheads and Frisk. In addition to the candy fun, they offer amazing art which combines the essence of the brands with today's trends, great to take to apparel, personal care, accessories and more, targeted to teens and young adults. At retail, the playful nature of these brands makes them powerful traffic drivers. Even more is to come as Chupa Chups, Mentos and Airheads are now also preparing launches in the food aisle for ice cream and frozen novelty projects.
Contact: Cecile Heu
+331 83 64 34 64
PGS Entertainment is a leading international brand management company dedicated to kids and family content and targeting the entertainment fields of broadcast, home entertainment, digital, licensing and merchandising. More recently, in order to support IP owners with a more global approach to their brand development, PGS has expanded into licensing and merchandising representation. Among the brands it is representing is ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks, The Jungle Bunch and Village People.
Pink Key Consulting
Contact: Richard Pink
0044 7 859362323
Pink Key Consulting is the exclusive European licensing agent for the highly successful Kellogg Vintage licensing program and is launching programs for Pringles, Eureka! and Egmont Publishing including Roy of the Rovers. It is looking for licensees in all categories and in all European territories.
Contact: Mark Hagley
0044 (0)1273 483336
Plain Lazy is built on a 20-year history of riding boards and bikes, and exists to provide top quality products that reflect a fun, active and positive approach to life. In a world where work dominates everything and stress is at an all-time high, Plain Lazy is a light-hearted reminder to find time to relax, have fun and enjoy yourself and everything around you. It offers a varied range of products that find a healthy and humorous balance between working hard and playing hard. Enjoy life and be happy!
Contact: Natalie Horne
Playboy is one of the most recognized and popular consumer brands in the world. Playboy Enterprises International is a media and lifestyle company that markets the brand through a wide range of media properties and licensing initiatives. Through licensing agreements, the Playboy brand appears on a wide range of consumer products in more than 150 countries, as well as retail stores and entertainment venues.
The Pokémon Company International
Contact: Mathieu Galante
+44 (0)20 7381 7009
The Pokémon Company International is responsible for brand management, licensing and marketing for the Pokémon Trading Card game, the animated TV series, home entertainment and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon launched in Europe in 1998 and today is one of the most popular global children's entertainment brands. The Pokémon universe includes more than 700 creatures that players can collect, trade, train and use in battle against their rivals in the quest to become the best Pokémon Trainer.
Contact: Sally McIntosh
0064 9 309 63 63
For 20 years, Dissero Brands has delighted with Rachael Hale–the world's most lovable animals. It proudly remains dedicated to creating and marketing enchanting photographic imagery and innovative design led brands.
Contact: Silvia Conti
+39 071 750 67 500
Rainbow Group is one of the biggest animation studios in the world and a global leader in kids' entertainment. The company comprises several different divisions, including Rainbow CGI, Rainbow Entertainment, Tridimensional, Witty Toys and Rainbow Media. Rainbow's successful distribution of its content through TV, theater and the Internet, as well as via consumer products, makes it one the world's biggest licensors. Rainbow's hit brands include "Winx Club" and "Mia and me," as well as new properties "Royal Academy" (working title) and "My American Friend." The company is headquartered in Italy, with subsidiaries in Moscow, Hong Kong and Singapore.
The Rastamouse Company
Contact: Lois Brabin-Platt
0207 095 0187
The Rastamouse Company is the independent production company and owner of the award winning British preschool series, "Rastamouse." With 104 episodes of positivity, music and fun, Rastamouse and Da Easy crew are now helping children around the world learn right from wrong and "make a bad ting good."
Contact: Alison Rayson
+44 (0) 207 409 5191
Managed by Alison Rayson and a small core team of rights professionals, Raydar Media is a dynamic new independent media rights business that helps content producers and other IP owners realize commercial and creative ambitions for their IP across all programming genres. With an ability to work across all programming rights and international markets, Raydar's independent status enables it to find the best route to market for its suppliers.
Contact: Tanya Campbell
0044 (0) 1743 364 433
Redan Alchemy was created by Redan Publishing, one of the U.K.'s leading independent publishers of children's magazines, to represent their IP rights, in-house characters and third-party brands for licensing. Currently, it represents The Sooty Show, Goblin Princess, Fun To Learn and Sparkle World.
Contact: Charlie Donaldson
Rocket Licensing is an independent licensing and brand development company, committed to a select portfolio of brands that enables it to really focus its expertise. Launched in 2007, it specializes in strategic marketing plans, brand building and ensuring maximum long-term performance for your brands.
Contact: Naz Cuevas
+358 (0)207 888 300
Rovio is an entertainment media company and the creator of the globally successful "Angry Birds" franchise. Rovio was founded in 2003 as a mobile game development studio, and the company has developed several award-winning titles for various mobile platforms.
Contact: Miki Imai
+33 1 40 54 96 42
Sagoo is an independent agency that represents licensing and merchandising rights of tremendous brands and properties in France, Europe and worldwide. Sagoo showcases a high-profile portfolio of licenses, offering brands strong content, visibility and great opportunities of business development in various product categories. Examples include brand promotion and marketing operations, textiles, toys, fashion accessories, home accessories and the car industry. Because each property is unique, Sagoo uses an alternative approach and provides a tailor-made program for each one. Sagoo is a unique blend of passion, creativity and expertise for the benefit of premium brand's licensing programs.
Contact: Giuliana Spaggiari
+39 0236 529 354
Best known for global icon Hello Kitty, Sanrio offers a portfolio of more than 400 characters able to fulfill every need positioning and target wise. Other properties include My Melody, Little Twin Stars, CharmmyKitty, Kerokerokeroppi, Bad Badtz-Maru, Chococat and the British icon Mr. Men and Little Miss. Sanrio designs, develops, distributes and licenses a unique collection of branded gifts, stationery and fashion accessory items while collaborating with the most respected companies in the world.
Contact: Jo Campbell
+44 (0) 20 8781 1104
The Santoro brand is world-renowned for award winning fashion and lifestyle collections synonymous with quality, creativity and innovation. With ranges including the Gorjuss, Mirabelle, Willow and Kori Kumi collections, Santoro continually develops beautiful products full of sentiment that are rich with heritage, push back boundaries and encompass the highest quality of design and impeccable attention to detail for which it is known. Each collection possesses a truly unique, transcendent appeal that captivates audiences of all ages worldwide. This year Santoro will be showcasing the latest products from its beautiful, premium collections, developed in conjunction with more than 40 international licensees.
Contact: Sarah Hurley
Welcome to the world of award winning creative entrepreneur Sarah Hurley, a lifestyle brand packed full of imagination, charm and fun. Launched in 2010, the eponymous brand has grown from strength to strength and is now home to a number of story and character-backed brands including children's properties The World of Imagination and Spook Street, as well as Dollybelles and Charm Street Cuties. Current products, illustrated, written and designed with love by Sarah, include books, creative kits, gifts, stationery and children's products. Sarah Hurley will be launching the new property Dapple Valley as well as a signature collection at Brand Licensing Europe.
Contact: Sarah Ray
Sarah is an illustrator and designer maker. Her work is a mix of quirky humor and appealing characters. She has worked with a number of clients including Birmingham Royal Ballet, Bloomsbury Publishing and the NHS. Sarah's illustrations sit proudly on her range of award winning greeting cards and have the potential to be licenced across a wide range of products creating a strong brand.
Science Museum Group Enterprises
Contact: Renata Bukovanova
0207 942 4479
Science Museum Group Enterprises is the commercial arm of the Science Museum Group, a family of internationally respected museums. Its collections and remit spans more than 2,000 years of scientific and social history, exploring the science and technology that has shaped lives. Its brands include Science Museum, Science Museum for Kids, Flying Scotsman, Mallard and the National Railway Museum and it is active in most licensing categories. The team is always happy to discuss any new opportunities.
Contact: Jason Rice
SEGA Europe is the European distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Games Co. and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Contact: Adam Sherratt
+44 (0)1789 204016
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust is the independent charity that cares for the world's greatest Shakespeare heritage sites in Stratford-upon-Avon, and promotes the enjoyment and understanding of Shakespeare's works, life and times all over the world. The charity runs formal and informal educational programs for people of all ages. It holds the world's largest Shakespeare related museum and archives open free to the public, a collection that is designated as being of international importance.
Contact: Stefano Gnan
Founded in 1993 as a paper and cardboard conversion business, Sinigaglia is now one of Italy's main producers of stickers and trading cards. It specializes in the conception, design and manufacture of a wide range of collections and promotions including trading cards, collectible cards, card games, collectible stickers and 3D gadgets. It also produces collection albums, binders, starter packs and a wide range of packaging such as display boxes, flow packets, four-sealed packets and much more. Sinigaglia manages the complete production cycle from the initial idea to the final product including all the relevant stages from proofing to printing to packaging.
Contact: Margherita Vecchio
Smiley, the happiest brand ever, was founded by Franklin Loufrani in 1971 through a newspaper promotion to make people happy. It allowed readers to see the bright side of life throughout any day. In a very short time, Smiley became one of the most recognizable icons in the world and remains so to this day. Smiley is more than an icon, brand and lifestyle–it's a spirit and a philosophy and exists to remind people of how powerful a smile is and how much a simple smiley can change both your life and the lives of others around you.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Contact: Richard Kay
020 7859 5370
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, based in London, is responsible for the distribution, marketing and sales of PlayStation 2, PSP, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Network software and hardware in 109 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. SCEE also develops, publishes, markets and distributes entertainment software for these formats. Properties available for licensing include the PlayStation brand, "Uncharted," "God of War," "The Last of Us," "Invizimals," "LittleBigPlanet," "Tearaway," "Ratchet & Clank," "Lemmings" and new titles "Horizon: Zero Dawn," "The Last Guardian" and many more.
Sony Pictures Consumer Products
Contact: Carissa Diest
Sony Pictures Consumer Products is the licensing and merchandising division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.
Sound Team Enterprise Co.
Contact: Wendy Lee
A professional ODM manufacturer specializing in producing winter earmuffs, headphone earmuffs and headphone knit hats in its own factory located in Taiwan since 1987. The special design, worldwide patented (EPC, Canada, U.S., Japan, Taiwan, China and Korea) plastic device makes its earmuffs different than others–they are adjustable, foldable, comfortable and suitable for all kinds of daily activity. Moreover, with Hi-Fi Stereo speakers inside the earmuffs, it is easy to keep warm and have fun with music in cold winter.
Contact: Ian Downes
0044 (0) 20 8337 7958
Start Licensing is a bespoke licensing agency that is focused on delivering the best results possible for licensors and licensees. It represents classic brands such as The Beano, FMCG brands like Tango and Robinson's, preschool property "Olly the Little White Van" and comic strip "Chef & Sue."
Contact: Christophe Drevet
+32 (0) 3 877 60 35
Founded in Belgium in 1996 by Gert Verhulst and Hans Bourlon, Studio 100 has gone international with offices now in the Netherlands, France, Germany, Hong Kong and Australia. With global brands such as "Maya the Bee," "Heidi," "Blinky Bill," "Tashi" and iconic local properties, this global family entertainment company has built a truly 360-degree approach. Studio 100 integrates these character-based contents into film, theatre, music, digital platforms, publishing, merchandising, theme parks, live action and animation to ensure multiple consumer touch points.
Contact: Emiko Takeda
+1 646 284 9801
Sunrights will effectively develop intellectual properties from Asia globally by maximizing a mixture of direct in-house divisions. It will bring new opportunities to its network of partners to help them to more effectively grow their businesses. It will also continue to develop its own in-house expertise. Sunrights envisions a business where it integrates new businesses in media, consumer products and intellectual property to help its partners find more profit globally across a great range of businesses.
Contact: Lidia Furnica
Tempting Brands is a global marketer and manager of a portfolio of brands that are used around the world by licensees in multiple consumer product categories.
Contact: Turkia Mamia
0033 2 36 10 66 72
Angeline Bailly created the company in 2003, which specializes in digital printed products (canvasses, bags and fashion accessories, cushions and more). The brand is now represented by Téo, a dog born from Angeline's imagination. He boasts values and ethics. His motivation is to take a stand for causes. He has the strength to join people together and set up projects for adults, children, senior citizens, people with illness or disabilities all over the world. The Teo Jamsin brand appeals to all ages, depending on his look and universe, and he can easily fit into all forms of products. He has 37 identities and will reach 101.
Contact: Guillaume Lascoux
With more than 20 years of expertise, TF1 Licenses, a division of TF1 Enterprises (100 percent subsidiary of TF1 Group) manages a powerful portfolio of properties owned by major international groups such as Sanrio, Shine, Endemol, BBC and Nelvana. Every year, more than 30 million consumer products are launched. TF1 Licenses manages key properties such as All Blacks, Barbapapa, Mini Ninjas, Hello Kitty, "The Voice" and "Dancing with the Stars."
This is Iris
+44 (0)7816 970 696
This is Iris, an exciting creative licensing agency based in sunny North Devon. The Iris team work alongside a variety of established artists, designers and IP developers to extend their ever-growing international licensing programs. It also serves as a creative resource for brand owners. Its experienced creative team works across many category fields including style guide development, stationery, gifts, apparel, publishing and packaging. This is Iris has a thorough understanding of the licensing industry and a passion for all things creative.
Contact: Sofia Lundberg
020 7572 0858
Tinderbox, the dedicated digital division of global brand extension agency Beanstalk, works with new media properties to realize their potential in the world of consumer products. Tinderbox was developed to address the market need for a brand licensing agency specializing in extending digital brands, from leading video game franchises to social networks and all categories of apps including games, entertainment and lifestyle. Since June 2014, Tinderbox has worked with Microsoft Studios to develop global consumer products programs for various titles within the Xbox portfolio.
Contact: Isabelle Favre
+33 1 75 00 15 52
Toei Animation is a leading Japanese animation studio that holds worldwide successful brands such as Dragon Ball and One Piece. The European office manages the TV and merchandising rights for EMEA as well as represents third party IP in France.
Contact: Emily Brough
tokidoki is an internationally recognized and iconic lifestyle brand based on the vision of Italian artist Simone Legno and his partners, serial entrepreneurs Pooneh Mohajer and Ivan Arnold. Since debuting in 2005, tokidoki has amassed a cult-like following for its larger-than-life characters and emerged as a sought after global lifestyle brand.
Contact: Louise Ramplin
The Topps Company manufactures and markets a wide range of sports and entertainment collectibles and confectionery products based on a simple philosophy of entertaining children. Topps is one of the longest serving Premier League licensees and has produced a sticker album every season since 1993.
Contact: Jerry Wooldridge
+44 (0) 1892 782 220
Total Licensing publisher of licensing information with publications including flagship magazine Total Licensing, Total Brand Licensing, Total Art Licensing and regional magazines Total Licensing U.K. and Total Licensing Australia. Total Licensing also publishes a weekly online newsletter, The Total Licensing Report.
Two little Boys
Contact: Sarah Watts
+44 (0) 20 8400 3606
Award winning gift design studio, Two Little Boys continues to produce designs for the licensing property Railway of Life. It was also the winner of the License This! award for the property How to... For the Inept, which is aimed at teenagers and men and has expanded year-on-year. It is a licensor with an enormous portfolio of great design that is looking for licensees across the board, worldwide.
Contact: Clemence Deleuze
+33 (0) 148182441
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products. Ubisoft has won over gamers worldwide with its high-quality, cutting-edge franchises. Today, Ubisoft boasts one of the richest and most diverse catalogs in the industry with top-selling brands on all platforms.
UEFA EURO 2016
Contact: Mickael Andreo
IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion and media, operating in more than 25 countries around the world. IMG's businesses include events and media, college, golf, tennis, performance, IMG Academy, fashion, models, clients, licensing, joint ventures and is a creative management agency.
Universal Partnerships & Licensing
Contact: Megan Johnson
Universal Partnerships & Licensing oversees NBCUniversal's consumer product and digital licensing for Universal Pictures, NBC Television, Focus Features and Sprout Channel. This dedicated division is also responsible for film, home entertainment and television promotions. UP&L is part of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
Contact: Lauren Sizeland
0044 (0) 20 7942 2981
The Victoria and Albert Museum is one of the world's leading museums of art and design. From its earliest days, it has been a place of inspiration and the founding principle of the museum continues to this day through the award winning brand licensing program. The V&A's extraordinarily diverse collections inspire excellence in design and drive and excite designers, retailers and manufacturers. By promoting a contemporary design interpretation of the archives, V&A licensed products compete across the international retail market. Product categories include homewares, apparel, jewelry, accessories, stationery, fabric and gifts.
Vicki Thomas Associates
Contact: Vicki Thomas
0044 (0) 20 7511 5767
Vicki Thomas Associates is a design and research consultancy that also represents the work of a range of art and design related properties including The Quilters' Guild of the British Isles, Bonzo the Dog, Clinton Banbury and Anthony Smith. The consultancy specializes in designing for the gift related industries including toys, crafts, publishing and homewares.
Contact: James Nichols
01925 294 077
Vimto was born in 1908 when John Noel Nichols fused together a delicious combination of grapes, raspberries, blackcurrants and his special, secret ingredient. Since then, Vimto's unique fruitiness has spread worldwide in to over 65 countries. The brand has enjoyed 10 years of consecutive growth, nearly doubling in size in that time. It also has a great range of delicious licensed products ranging from confectionery to clothing, with good distribution across the grocery and independence sector.
Walker Books U.K.
Contact: Anna Hewitt
0207 396 2410
Walker Books is one of the world's leading independent children's publishers. Walker's licensing division manages a portfolio of brands including Guess How Much I Love You, Maisy, Tilly and Friends, Helen Oxenbury's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and We're Going on a Bear Hunt.
Contact: Holly Brown
Wild-Side is a unique brand of animal photography. Its work goes beyond cute. It pushes the boundaries to create new and innovative animal characters. Its work is inspired, innovative and to a standard that speaks for itself. Current product categories include cards, calendars, social and back-to-school stationary and giftware.
Contact; Dolph Zahid
Celebrating 25 years in the retail/licensing business (1991-2016), Withit Studios is a creator of its own IP for entertainment and characters. Currently developing animations for online and TV, its brands cater to all age demographics with its dedicated in-house team. Its network of offices with its international partners gives it a true global reach. The unique nature of owning its IP, as well as managing it, gives retailers and licensees alike real hands-on involvement, and the creators to develop exciting retail selling programs.
Contact: Warwick Brenner
020 7349 1740
WWE, a publicly traded company, is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming reaches more than 650 million homes worldwide in 35 languages. WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7, over-the-top premium network that includes all 12 live pay-per-views, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library, is currently available in more than 170 countries.
Contact: Vivian Nutt
0044 1483 412 517
WWF has grown from modest beginnings into a truly global conservation organization that has been instrumental in making the environment a matter of world concern. In addition to funding and managing countless conservation projects throughout the world, WWF continues to lobby governments and policy-makers, conduct research, influence education systems, and work with business and industry to address global threats to the planet by seeking long-term solutions.
Yellow House Art Licensing
Contact: Sue Bateman and Jehane Boden Spiers
0044 1273 705752
Yellow House is a dynamic U.K. art licensing agency with a reputation for exceptional art. Representing contemporary artists, leading brands and rising stars, Yellow House is the perfect choice for design-led clients looking to find unique images for licensing. Offering a carefully curated collection of artists, attention to detail, a creative eye and a focus on quality is testament to the unique vision of Yellow House. In short, it offers great art, simply licensed.
Contact: Yvette Jordan
Yvette Jordan is an artist renowned for her figurative work that has high visual impact coupled with intricate detailing, flowing lines and jewel-like color–all characteristics of her style. Jordan's work has been adapted for a wealth of products from cross-stitch to compact mirrors. Her work is particularly suited to goods that reflect the same love of quality, style and sophistication that her work celebrates.
Contact: Alice East
020 7013 4004
Zodiak Kids is a global independent leader in kids entertainment, combining Zodiak Media's dedicated kids production companies, consumer products and sales division. Zodiak Kids boasts one of the largest, high-quality kids catalogs in the world, which includes "Mister Maker," the ultimate arts and craft show; "The Ranch," a hit in France and Germany; "Zack & Quack," the preschool show rolling out worldwide; "Lolirock," the girls series bursting with magic, mystery and music; "Waybuloo," the CBeebies preschool hit; "Extreme Football," the full CGI series with spectacular challenges; "Totally Spies!," the international hit series; and "Get Blake!," the slapstick animated cartoon series.
Contact: Jennifer R. Zolan
The Zolan Company is the exclusive fine arts boutique and licensing agency for the Zolan Brand, a classic children's art brand celebrating 38 years. The brand comes to life in the new virtual
experience, with a major focus on its licensing programs, social and humanitarian projects, 13 collections and its 300 legendary paintings. Through positive social art, it can inspire a consciousness of feeling good and joyful, a nostalgic sentiment for a return to "life's simple pleasures" and a hope for a better life and world for our children.
Contact: Caroline Brown
The Zoonies are five (now stranded) aliens from outer space that accidentally crash landed here on Earth. Now they have no option but to try to re-adapt to a new way of life here on our very strange planet, resulting in The Zoonies doing the opposite of what they should do, thus entertaining a young audience through a chaotic and slapstick humor, while they explore new everyday crazy adventures and experiences. The adventure book Zoonies on the Run earned a five-star review and reached No. 1 on the U.K. online children's book charts. Watch the YouTube music video "Hey! We're The Zoonies."
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