Judges Announced for Licensing Challenge

This year’s judges for the Licensing Challenge at MIPCOM Junior are Anna Hewitt, head of international licensing, BBC; Andrew Lane, Hasbro UK; Stan Clutton, senior vice president, licensing, Fisher-Price; Richard Woolf, director of international licensing, Jetix Consumer Products International; and John Lee, chairman and co-founder, Ready-to-Learn Partnership. Leigh Anne Brodsky, president, Nickelodeon Consumer Products, will be president of the License Challenge jury.

In partnership with License! Global, MIPCOM Junior hosts the Licensing Challenge, a pitching session designed to showcase the TV property with the highest licensing potential. The jury will select a winner during the MIPCOM Junior show, to be held in Cannes Oct. 6 and 7, from a shortlist of five entrants. The winner will be offered advice on how to hit the international stores, plus receive prizes designed to establish the contestants’ global presence. For more information and to enter a submission, go to http://www.mipcomjunior.com/ licensing.htm.