Cyber Group Studios, the international producer/distributor of animated series and creator of entertainment brands for children and families, has appointed J&M Brands, the independent brand extension licensing agency in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg (Benelux) to represent “Gigantosaurus,” its animated comedy-adventure series for preschoolers.
“‘Gigantosaurus’ is a global brand that offers our licensees a long-term opportunity for capturing a broad and enthusiastic audience,” says Jannienke Mulder, co-founder, J&M Brands. “Together with the strong visibility on multimedia platforms, we are confident that this engaging brand will generate many fruitful licensing partnerships.”
“Gigantosaurus” now has more than 400 licensed products available at retail. Cyber Group Studios said the series has more than 60 licensing partners worldwide, including JAKKS Pacific, Templar Books, Outright Games and more. Fans also can access “dino-mite” content, including shorts, songs, clips, karaoke and more, on the official “Gigantosaurus” YouTube channels. In addition, Giganto Club offers original scripted content for kids, utilizing motion capture and real-time animation.
“I am delighted to partner with J&M Brands to develop strategic, long-term licensing partnerships for Gigantosaurus in Benelux,” says Bruno Danzel d’Aumont, vice president, international licensing and marketing, Cyber Group Studios. “The creativity, experience and proven ability of their team of professionals is sure to add to the success of this great brand.”
In addition, Cyber Group Studios' “Gigantosaurus,” has appointed licensing agency Retail Monster to develop strategic licensing programs in the U.S.
“Retail Monster has a proven track record of success in developing meter-moving consumer products programs, and we look forward to partnering with them to help establish and broaden the opportunities for these two new standout brands,” says Karen K. Miller, president and chief executive officer, Cyber Group Studios U.S.
“We're excited to be working with Cyber Group Studios to build best-in-class licensing programs that will resonate with kids and their families across the U.S.,” says Michael Connolly, founder, chief executive officer, Retail Monster. “We expect to make partnership announcements very soon.”