Joss Duffield Hired As Turner UK And Northern Europe Syndication Director

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Joss Duffield

Joss Duffield Hired As Turner UK And Northern Europe Syndication Director

Turner UK has announced the appointment of Joss Duffield as Syndication Director, in her new role she will oversee all licensing deals in the UK and the Nordic countries for Turner’s general entertainment and kids content that originate from the company’s brands which include Cartoon Network, TNT, TBS, TruTV and Adult Swim. Before working at Turner, she was vice president of distribution and sales at FMI (FremantleMedia International), where she was selling kids shows to a global market.

Prior to working at FMI, she worked at A+E Networks and Entertainment One and she was also Director of Sales at Turner between 2010 to 2011. In her new role, she will report to the Senior VP of Turner UK and Northern Europe – Pierre Branco and will also work closely with Turner EMEA’s (Europe, Middle East and Africa) VP of Media Distribution – Humphrey Black.

Commenting on Joss’s appointment, Pierre Branco said:

“Joss brings a wealth of experience to this role, at a time of significant growth for our business in the region. Alongside our core channel business, we are continuing to develop new platform partnerships and innovative ways to exploit our rich programming inventory and Joss’ expertise will be vital in driving forward our strategy across these key markets.”

http://tbivision.com/2018/02/23/turner-poaches-fremantle-exec-for-uk-euro-sales/

http://www.c21media.net/turner-re-hires-duffield/

Ben 10 And The Powerpuff Girls At London Toy Fair 2018

Ben 10 And The Powerpuff Girls At London Toy Fair 2018

Ben 10 And The Powerpuff Girls At London Toy Fair 2018

This week (23/01/2018 to 25/01/2018) was the 2018 Toy Fair at the Olympia exhibition centre in London, UK. The annually-held convention is an opportunity for toy manufacturers to promote and demonstrate their latest toys to attract potential retailers and customers. This year, Cartoon Network’s owners – Turner was a sponsor of the event and sponsored a cafe in the exhibition centre during the convention. The master toy licensee for Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls – Spin Master and distributor for Ben 10 toys for the UK market (on behalf of Playmates Toys) – Flair were also present at the event.

The day before the opening of this year’s Toy Fair, Cartoon Network Enterprises, the product and service licensing division of Cartoon Network already announced a second wave of toys for the newly rebooted Ben 10 animated series. New toys will include Heatblast Rocket Flyer, Diamondhead Power Tank vehicles, Omni-Enhanced figurines and also Omni-Launch battle figurines.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/01/ben-10-toys-wave-two-coming-soon-playmates-toys/

2018 also marks the 20th anniversary of Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls as a full animated series, alongside new episodes of The Powerpuff Girls this year and the return of the fourth Powerpuff Girl – Bliss, Cartoon Network will continue to license the brand out to clothing and toy manufacturers, retailers and confectioners.

https://www.regularcapital.com/2018/01/cartoon-network-celebrates-20th-anniversary-of-the-powerpuff-girls-animated-series/

At the Toy Fair, Funko (the manufacturer that makes Funko Pops, which are simplified vinyl figurines of characters from pop-culture), has announced that they’re releasing a Dorbz figure range featuring characters from Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty.

https://www.funko.com/blog/article/london-toy-fair-reveals-rick-and-morty

In other licensing news, Cartoon Network Enterprises and McDonald’s UK have partnered up to offer The Amazing World of Gumball toys in McDonald’s Happy Meals, the promotion is expected to start after the current Pokémon promotion has ended.


https://www.toyfair.co.uk

Cartoon Network At MCM Comic Con London Autumn 2017

Cartoon Network At MCM Comic Con London Autumn 2017

Cartoon Network At MCM Comic Con London Autumn 2017

MCM Comic-Con London, the UK’s largest convention dedicated to pop-culture covering every from TV shows, comics and movies will be at the ExCeL convention centre in London from Friday 27th October to Sunday 29th October. The convention is a biannual event, held on the last weekend of May and October. As usual, Cartoon Network will be there with a stand featuring the channel’s most famous characters. The stand will feature a “The Powerpuff Girls Experience”, where convention-goers can get “Powerpuffed” in a special interactive game.

Cartoon Network fans at the convention will also be able to create a video with Adventure Time’s Finn and Jake, or Grizz, Panda and Ice Bear from We Bare Bears or even Steven Universe himself. Also, fans will be able to share their videos for a chance to win some amazing and exclusive prizes from Cartoon Network.

In addition, Cartoon Network UK will reveal some news about The Powerpuff Girls during the convention’s opening day on Friday 27th October. We’ll have to wait and see what its all about. 🙂

Also, kids go free with a paying adult ticket holder, follow the link below for further details and terms.

http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/london/attractions/mcm-kids/

At the convention, Rick and Morty comics illustrator (and Regular Show and The Amazing World of Gumball comic cover artist) – Marc Ellerby will be in the Comic Village and there will be fan-meetups for Steven Universe, Teen Titans/Young Justice and Rick and Morty fans.

http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/london/attractions/comic-village/

http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/london/attractions/mcm-fringe-festival/