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Acamar Films Appoints Director of Communications

Kate Dickson will spearhead growth for “Bing” series.

License Global

September 15, 2022

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Acamar Films, producer of the preschool series, “Bing,” has appointed Kate Dickson as director, communications for the Camden, U.K.-based independent studio. In her new role, Dickson is responsible for Acamar’s overall communications strategy and for audience communications on “Bing” as the property continues its global expansion, launching into new markets and expanding across a variety of platforms. 

“We’re all genuinely excited about Kate joining our team,” says Mikael Shields, chief executive officer, Acamar Films. “She brings a wealth of communications expertise to Acamar Films but more than that, she has a real appreciation of Bing, his world and the impact of the series on viewers. Kate will play a leadership role in Acamar’s communications strategy, introducing Bing to audiences as we forge new partnerships, launch across platforms and bring the series to new international territories.”  

From 2012 until 2018, Dickson served as director, communications at Nickelodeon U.K. and Ireland where she was responsible for all communications for Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, Nick Jr. and their properties as well as Channel 5’s “Milkshake!” series. Prior to her time at Nickelodeon, Dickson held communications positions at Canada’s Family Channel and Teletoon. 

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“Children’s entertainment has always held my heart and I am honored to be given the opportunity to work on ‘Bing,’ a series that has meant so much to my own family,” says Dickson. “I have seen firsthand the way that ‘Bing’ provides a framework for young children to understand their world and it is brilliant to be part of the Acamar team as ‘Bing’ continues to grow and find new fans.” 

Dickson began her new role on Sept. 13 and reports to Shields. 

Acamar Films is exhibiting at Brand Licensing Europe 2022. Find out more info here

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