DHX Media inks merchandising licenses for Johnny Test and Caillou
HALIFAX, June 6, 2013 /CNW/ - DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX), a leading independent
creator, producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children's entertainment
content, has signed a number of licensing deals for its popular kids' and
Johnny Test has been licensed in a multiyear worldwide deal with Percy3D for
their line of digital party products, and toy licensee Imports Dragon has
renewed their license with DHX Media for Johnny Test.
Caillou has been licensed by PlayWorld Mobile which will be producing a global
mobile app. As well, Caillou has been licensed by Les Chocolats Vadeboncoeur
who will be making chocolates inspired by the show in a multiyear deal.
As well, Richard Scarry's Busytown has been licensed by Learning Touch LLC for
a series of educational apps addressing key developmental areas including
communication, hearing, language, literacy, life skills, mathematics and color
DHX Media represented property Space Invaders will be featured in a range of
merchandise with USAOPOLY producing a Space Invaders version of Jenga as well
as collectible jigsaw puzzles for North America. TriForce has also licensed
the brand, producing high end, limited edition replicas in a multiyear deal
for the US, while StarBound Entertainment will feature Space Invaders on their
specialized line of helium and cold air parade balloons.
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.
David A. Regan - EVP, Corporate Development & IR +1 902-423-0260
SOURCE: DHX MEDIA LTD.
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