Cartoon Network And Warner Bros UK Licensing Awards 2017 Nominations

Cartoon Network And Warner Bros UK Licensing Awards 2017 Nominations

Cartoon Network And Warner Bros UK Licensing Awards 2017 Nominations

Last Friday (28/07/2017), the UK Licensing Awards have released their list of nominations for this year’s awards and two of Cartoon Network’s shows have been nominated in the best property categories. Cartoon Network’s The Powerpuff Girls was nominated in the “Best Children’s or Tween Licensed Property (age group 5-12)” and Adventure Time has been nominated in the “Best Teen or Adult Licensed Property” category. The UK Licensing Awards celebrates the best of licensed merchandise, entertainment properties, marketing campaigns and product innovation during the last twelve months.

Cartoonito UK’s recently acquired show – Thomas and Friends has also been nominated in the “Best Preschool Licensed Property (age group 0-5)” category. Cartoon Network’s sister companies – Warner Bros. and HBO have also been given nominations too in different categories. HBO’s Game of Thrones is competing for “Best Teen or Adult Licensed Property” with Adventure Time. Warner Bros’ The LEGO Batman Movie has also been nominated in the “Best Film Licensed Property” category and HBO’s/Cartoonito UK’s Sesame Street has been nominated in “The Classic Licensed Property Award” category, alongside Cartoonito’s Fireman Sam.

In the product categories, The LEGO Batman Movie Range has been nominated in the “Best Licensed Toys or Games Range” category, with DC Super Hero Girls and LEGO Batman costumes being nominated in the “Best Licensed Dress-Up or Partyware Range” category. DC Comics’ Be A Superhero This Summer at Intu shopping centres has also been nominated for Best Retail Execution and Warner Bros’ advertising collaboration with Halifax Bank featuring classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters (such as Fred Flintstone, Top Cat and Scooby-Doo who are also closely associated with Cartoon Network’s Boomerang channel) has been nominated in the “Best Licensed Marketing Communications Award” category.

The winners in all categories will be revealed at the UK Licensing Awards 2017 ceremony on Tuesday 12th September, which will be held in The Great Room of The Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

Nomination lists of all the 2017 UK Licensing Awards nominees can be found on the link below:

http://www.licensingsource.net/the-licensing-awards-2017-product-finalists-named/

http://www.thelicensingawards.co.uk/

Special thanks to The Daily Nick for the information:

http://www.nickalive.blogspot.com

Boomerang UK Promotes Top Cat Begins Movie

Boomerang UK Promotes Top Cat Begins Movie

Boomerang UK Promotes Top Cat Begins Movie

Boomerang UK has launched a microsite to promote the new Top Cat movie: Top Cat Begins. Top Cat: Begins is a prequel to both the 2011 animated movie and the animated series of the same name. The film goes into the details on how Top Cat, the yellow charismatic trickster alley cat, first met up with Benny and how the gang got together. Unlike its theatrical prequel (made with Adobe Flash), this film is made in CGI (computer-generated imagery). On the microsite on the Boomerang UK website, there’s an opportunity to win an iPad. In order to enter the competition, just play the Pal-Alley Pickup game. In order to play the game, use your mouse to get everyone in Top Cat’s gang but make sure to avoid Officer Dibble and the bad guys. Competition ends on Friday 10th June.

Top Cat Begins will be released in cinemas across the UK on Friday 27th May.

http://www.boomerangtv.co.uk/campaigns/TopCatBegins

Also in other Top Cat related news, Warner Bros. and UK’s Halifax Bank have teamed up for an advertising campaign featuring the indisputable leader of the gang himself, the ad made its UK television debut on Friday 22th April. For the time being, Top Cat will act as a temporary “mascot” for the bank.

http://www.thedrum.com/news/2016/04/22/ad-day-halifax-when-top-cat-visited-halifax