DHX Media Kids TV Properties to be Represented by Icon Promotions in Russia
HALIFAX, March 12, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading
independent producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children's
entertainment content, announces a multi-year merchandising and licensing
representation deal with Russian agent Icon Promotions.
Icon Promotions will represent DHX Media's popular kids TV series Animal
Mechanicals, Johnny Test and the Richard Scarry collection, which includes
Vintage Richard Scarry and Hurray For Huckle, at the Russian Licensing Forum
inMoscow March 13-15. Hurray for Huckle currently airs on local
broadcaster Carousel, Channel 1, while Johnny Test is broadcast on Cartoon
Network Russia. Russian SVOD provider TVZOR also carries a host of DHX Media
Vadim Nayman (Вадим Найман), President of Icon Promotions,
comments: "It has been great working with all of our colleagues at DHX Media.
It is a pleasure to work with a like-minded company promoting the growth of
its high-quality properties in Russia."
About DHX Media
DHX Media (www.dhxmedia.com) is a leader in the creation, production and
licensing of family entertainment rights. DHX Media owns, markets and
distributes over 8,500 half hours of children's entertainment content, and
exploits owned properties through its consumer products licensing business.
DHX Media is recognized for brands such as Caillou, Busytown Mysteries,
Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test, Animal Mechanicals, Kid vs. Kat, Super WHY!,
Rastamouse, and Yo Gabba Gabba!. The company also provides programming for
Cookie Jar TV, the weekend morning block on CBS. DHX Media's full-service
international licensing agency, Copyright Promotions Licensing Group, (CPLG),
represents numerous entertainment, sport and design brands. DHX Media has
offices in Toronto, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Halifax, London, Paris, Barcelona,
Lisbon, Milan, Munich, Netherlands and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
About Icon Promotions:
Icon Promotions is a company that was created in 2008 by a group of
enterpreneurs who have been involved in Licensing Activity in Russia and North
America since 1992.In the past shareholders of our company worked closely with
such companies as Disney, Rainbow, Sanrio, KHL, NHL, McDonalds and others.
Enquires: David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR +1 902-423-0260
SOURCE: DHX MEDIA LTD.
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