More Ben 10 Merchandise Coming Soon To Europe In 2017 And 2018

More Ben 10 Merchandise Coming Soon To Europe In 2017 And 2018

More Ben 10 Merchandise Coming Soon To Europe In 2017 And 2018

With the success of the recently rebooted Ben 10 television series in many markets in Europe and ahead of the Brand Licensing Europe 2017 convention in London next week (10th – 12th October), Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA has announced their new lineup of companies that have permission to use its Ben 10 intellectual property for various and different uses, including merchandising and services. The new licensing deals builds upon the existing toy deal with Playmates Toys, which hold the master global toy rights, with Giochi Preziosi distributing the toy range in Europe, with subsidiary – Flair presiding over the UK toy distribution rights. The existing toy range includes a series of figurines, role-play items and play sets. The extra new products will include everything from clothing to homeware and will be available in stores from Autumn/Winter 2017.

In terms of Ben 10 clothing and accessories, the following companies hold a license: Smith & Brooks (daywear), Fashion UK (daywear), Cooneen Group (nightwear and underwear), Drew Pearson International (accessories) and Roy Lowe and Sons (socks).

Centum Books hold the master publishing rights, with Italian publisher – Panini having the license to publish a Ben 10 Magazine. Dreamtex will provide Ben 10 themed bedding and Zak will launch a range of lunchware and drinkware.

In Spain and Portugal, Ben 10 licensees include Air Val Iberia (personal care), and Kid Licensing Iberia (watches and lights). Meanwhile in Poland, Uroda (bedding) and Smyk (apparel, footwear and accessories) will be providing Ben 10 merchandise. For the Turkish market, Zorluteks Tekstil Ticaret Ve Sanayi A.S. will introduce a range of Ben 10 themed homeware. In Italy, Ben 10 licensees include Commerciale Campana Srl (footwear) and Original Marines (apparel and accessories). Sun City Sasu is producing a range of kidswear and fashion accessories for Italy, Spain and Portugal.

In Scandinavia, Skybrands will be providing Ben 10 bedding and kidswear, and will also launch the bedding range in Germany. In terms of pan-European deals, IMC will be offering Ben 10 walkie talkies and board games, Mondo will be providing Ben 10 inflatables and chocolate maker – Ferrero will be manufacturing Kinder Surprise Eggs with Ben 10 toys. Also in November, Outright Games will launch their new Ben 10 game in Europe, Middle East and Africa and in the United States.

Commenting on the new licensing deals, Maria Rosaria Milone, Senior Director, Category Management & Agent Markets, Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA said:

“After all these years, Ben 10 has maintained significant momentum and playground credentials thanks to its combination of relatable characters and exciting action-adventure that really appeals to kids and fires up their imaginations. The outstanding sales success that we’re seeing for Playmates’ new toy range has laid a strong foundation for the wider Ben 10 licensing programme. We’re delighted to be revealing such high calibre partners who will introduce fresh, innovative and creative products and give our fans the best possible experience of the brand.”

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Cartoon Network Live Performance Tour Coming Soon To Europe, Middle East And Africa

Cartoon Network Live Performance Tour Coming Soon To Europe, Middle East And Africa

Cartoon Network Live Performance Tour Coming Soon To Europe, Middle East And Africa

Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and the Middle East division of Live Nation (the largest live event entertainment company in the world) has partnered up to bring Cartoon Network’s famous cartoon characters to the stage in a live tour which will visit numerous cities in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. Cartoon Network Live! will feature characters from Ben 10, The Amazing World of Gumball and The Powerpuff Girls. The live stage production follows the story of a scientist named Kelvin Gizmo, who takes the audience into the world of Cartoon Network which is under-threat by an evil robot named Zarr, the live performance will take its audience to Elmore, Townsville and the Land of Ooo where Kelvin will team up with Cartoon Network’s heroes to stop Zarr’s evil plans.

Cartoon Network Live! will have an award-winning production team, the live performance will be directed by award-winning director and choreographer Bart Doerfler, known for his work on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood, and for his work for The Walt Disney Company, The Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus, Holiday On Ice and Dreamworks. The creative team will also include Stephen Emmer (Musical Director), Cynthia Nordstrom (Costume Designer), Jan Kortbeek (Lighting Designer) and Marinus de Graaf (Set and Projection designer).

From The Live Nation Press Release via Thomson Reuters Zawya: Live Nation Middle East and Cartoon Network EMEA team up and produce spectacular new live show: Cartoon Network Live!

Live Nation Middle East and Turner’s Cartoon Network have announced that they are producing a new live stage production called Cartoon Network Live! The brand new live show will be touring to various cities across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Cartoon Network EMEA and Live Nation Middle East proudly present Cartoon Network Live!, featuring Cartoon Network’s most popular heroes from Ben 10, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time and The Powerpuff Girls, in an interactive and spectacular stage production for kids aged 5+.

In Cartoon Network Live! Kelvin Gizmo, scientist extraordinaire, takes us into the world of Cartoon Network which is under threat of Zarr, the evil robot. We travel through the Land of Ooo, the city of Townsville and Elmore and meet their famous inhabitants. With them, and the help of the audience, Kevin Gizmo will hopefully be able to stop Zarr and his evil plans.

The production brings together an international, award-winning creative team to ensure a quality family entertainment stage show for audiences of all ages. The show is directed by award-winning director and choreographer Bart Doerfler, known for his work on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood, The Walt Disney Company, The Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus, Holiday On Ice and Dreamworks. Besides Bart Doerfler, the creative team consists of Stephen Emmer (Musical Director), Cynthia Nordstrom (Costume Designer), Jan Kortbeek (Lighting Designer) and Marinus de Graaf (Set and Projection designer).

Michel Boersma, Senior Vice President Family Entertainment and Theater at Live Nation Middle East added “We are very excited to work together with Cartoon Network, who have trusted us with creating this exciting and spectacular multi-brand show. Cartoon Network Live! will feature, for the very first time, all the familiar and beloved Cartoon Network characters, together in one live stage show. Live Nation always strives to bring fans closer to their idols and with this Cartoon Network Live! we will be doing just that!”

Maria Rosaria Milone, Senior Director, Category Management & Agent Markets, Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA commented: “Creating interactive and immersive brand experiences provides not only kids but their entire family with new and exciting ways to engage with our shows and characters. Throughout the development of this production, Live Nation have matched our passion and ambition to bring Cartoon Network’s iconic brands to life, and we can’t wait to see the fan reaction to this fantastic new live show when it comes to their city.”

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Cartoon Network And Simworx Sign Rides Deal

Cartoon Network And Simworx Sign Rides Deal

Cartoon Network And Simworx Sign Rides Deal

British amusement simulation ride company, Simworx and Cartoon Network EMEA have teamed up to develop a range of dynamic attractions based on the channel’s animated shows, including Adventure Time. Simworx, based in the West Midlands, England, is a world leader in different types of rides such as Immersive Tunnels, 3D/4D effects theatres, Advanced Dark Rides, RoboCoaster rides and fully themed, multi-experience attractions. The deal allows Simworx to use custom Cartoon Network content and branding on and in their attractions. The deal with Simworx was made in early June.

Maria Rosaria Milone, Senior Director, Category Management, Cartoon Network EMEA, made this statement in regards of the attractions deal:

“This deal is a first-of-its-kind for Cartoon Network and we have every confidence that, with our amazing storylines and visual assets, Simworx will deliver on what they do best.”

The Managing Director of Simworx, Terry Monkton, also added:

“There is massive potential for the development of some very exciting and memorable attractions.”

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