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Genius Brands International Appoints 30-Year Finance Industry Vet, Robert Denton, as Chief Financial Officer - Financial Buzz

Genius Brands International Appoints 30-Year Finance Industry Vet, Robert Denton, as Chief Financial Officer - Financial Buzz | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
<strong>GENIUS BRANDS MEDIA CONTACT:</strong><br/> Michelle Orsi/Carol Holdsworth<br/> Three.Sixty Marketing &amp; Communications?<br/> 310-418-6430<br/> <a href="mailto:michelle@360-comm.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">michelle@360-comm.com</a>...
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Cheddar to Debut Genius Brands’ Animated Children’s Series, Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club, on Saturday, June 23 Nasdaq:GNUS

Cheddar to Debut Genius Brands’ Animated Children’s Series, Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club, on Saturday, June 23 Nasdaq:GNUS | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
Series Created with and Starring an Animated Warren Buffett and Featuring a Robust List of Guest Talent, Including Bill Gates, Jay-Z, Shaquille O’Neal, Nick Cannon, Gisele Bündchen and Kelly Rowland, to Air on Weekend Mornings...
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Jennifer Garner Returns for More of Genius Brands’ ‘Llama Llama’

Jennifer Garner Returns for More of Genius Brands’ ‘Llama Llama’ | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
Netflix announces second season, two specials based on best-selling book series by Anna Dewdney.
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Genius Brands Network Hits XUMO Platform

Genius Brands Network Hits XUMO Platform | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
Genius Brands International announced a pact to bring its Genius Brands Network -- including Kid Genius Cartoon Channel and Baby Genius TV -- to the premiere live and OTT VOD service, XUMO.
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Rainbow Rangers Secures Brand Agents for Global Launch

Rainbow Rangers Secures Brand Agents for Global Launch | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
Genius Brands International has appointed two brand agents as it gears up for the global launch of Rainbow Rangers, its all-new preschool series.
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GBI hands DHX alum distribution role | News | C21Media

GBI hands DHX alum distribution role | News | C21Media | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
US children's content firm Genius Brands International has appointed a former DHX Media territory manager as its director of distribution.
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Mark Shoeman Named Director of Distribution for Genius Brands

Mark Shoeman Named Director of Distribution for Genius Brands | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
Genius Brands International is expanding its global content distribution operation with the appointment of Mark Shoeman as the new Director of Distribution.
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Genius Brands International Builds Llama Llama Licensing, Merchandising and Retail Program in North America

Genius Brands International Builds Llama Llama Licensing, Merchandising and Retail Program in North America | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
Genius Brands has finalized new licensing partner deals for <em>Llama Llama</em>, including <strong>Franco MFG, </strong>(bedding), <strong>Cuddle Barn </strong>(animatronic plush toys), <strong>Intimo </strong>(sleepwear), <strong>Prime Party </strong>(online party supplies) and <strong>Myself Designs/Myself Belts </strong>(belts). The company is also collaborating with <strong>Kids Preferred</strong> on the development of a line of <em>Llama Llama </em>plush. New product for the brand is anticipated to begin rolling out at retail later this year.
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Genius Brands International, Inc. Issues Shareholder Letter

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Dec. 19, 2017-- Genius Brands International recently released a letter to shareholders from Chairman & CEO Andy Heyward. “Walt Disney Studios buys 21st Century Fox for $52.4 Billion”
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Genius Brands’ ‘Llama Llama’ Premieres on Netflix in January

Genius Brands’ ‘Llama Llama’ Premieres on Netflix in January | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
Genius Brands International has announced the global premiere of its new animated preschool series Llama Llama on January 26, 2018 via Netflix.
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APC Kids takes Rainbow Rangers to EMEA

APC Kids takes Rainbow Rangers to EMEA | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
French sales house APC Kids has taken distribution rights to LA-based Genius Brands International's preschool series Rainbow Rangers in EMEA.
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‘Llama, Llama’ Series Is Coming To Netflix Starring Jennifer Garner As Mama Llama

‘Llama, Llama’ Series Is Coming To Netflix Starring Jennifer Garner As Mama Llama | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
The popular 'Llama Llama' stories are now a Netflix series starring Jennifer Garner, available for streaming later this month.
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Amazon partners with Genius Brands International in the battle to dominate the streaming market for kids

Amazon partners with Genius Brands International in the battle to dominate the streaming market for kids | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
The new channel, which is set to launch Thursday, will be available on Amazon Channels.
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Kidscreen » Archive » Genius Brands appoints consumer products VP

Kidscreen » Archive » Genius Brands appoints consumer products VP | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
California-based Genius Brands International has tapped Cindy Elfenbein for the newly created position of VP, global consumer products and retail development. Elfenbein will work with retailers and licensees to build international consumer products programs and retail initiatives for brands including Rainbow Rangers, Llama Llama, Baby Genius, Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab and Secret Millionaires Club. She will report directly to Genius Brands’ SVP of global consumer products, Lloyd Mintz. A retail and sales promotions executive for the past 25 years, Elfenbein most recently served as VP of retail business development at indie animation studio ZAG. Previously, she was executive director of retail development at SANRIO, and she has also held senior management positions at Sony Pictures Entertainment, MGA Entertainment, DIC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products. Elfenbein’s appointment follows shortly after Genius Brands named former DreamWorks exec Michael Jaffa as general counsel and SVP of business affairs. Additionally, the brand management company recently tapped former DHX exec Mark Shoeman as its new global distribution director.
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Michael Jaffa Joins Genius Brands Int’l As General Counsel & SVP Biz Affairs

Michael Jaffa Joins Genius Brands Int’l As General Counsel & SVP Biz Affairs | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
EXCLUSIVE: Former DreamWorks Animation Television exec Michael Jaffa has joined Genius Brands International as its General Counsel and SVP Business Affairs. The global brand-managment company said he will oversee the negotiating and shaping of business transactions in the areas of development, production, licensing, finance and distribution of Genius Brands’ content catalog. Jaffa also will spearhead the business and legal operations of its digital channels. The Beverly Hills-based Genius’ brands include Rainbow Rangers, L1lama Llama, Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club, Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab and Baby Genius. “I am thrilled to welcome Mike, who has a long history of driving profits from the legal sector, on board to lead our business,” said Genius Brands’ Chairman and CEO Andy Heyward, to whom Jaffa will report.. “He is a superb executive, who brings an extraordinary pedigree and breadth of experience in entertainment and technology and across production, distribution and licensing.” Jaffa served as Head of Business Affairs at DWA TV and before that was VP Legal & Business Affairs at Hasbro. “Andy and the team at Genius Brands have created a children’s media company that is poised to compete with the majors,” Jaffa said, “and I am honored to join in a role that will facilitate the continued global expansion of the company.”
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XUMO OTT platform to have Genius Brands Network channels

XUMO OTT platform to have Genius Brands Network channels | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
Genius Brands Network channels to launch on OTT platform, XUMO...
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Licensing Hotline: February 2018

Licensing Hotline: February 2018 | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
Click through to read about Lerner’s license with Disney Learning, Prima’s new children’s series featuring Super Mario and Pokémon, Random House’s outbound licensing program as it enters its second year, and more.
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More L&M Partners for Rainbow Rangers

More L&M Partners for Rainbow Rangers | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
Genius Brands International has signed additional partners for the Rainbow Rangers licensing, merchandising and retail program.
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Kidscreen » Archive » More licensees hop on Rainbow Rangers

Kidscreen » Archive » More licensees hop on Rainbow Rangers | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
New US partners are attached to Genius Brands' preschool property, with sleepwear, school supplies, bubble toys and more slated to roll out next spring.
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Genius Brands International Builds Llama Llama Licensing, Merchandising and Retail Program in North America

Genius Brands International Builds Llama Llama Licensing, Merchandising and Retail Program in North America | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
Animated Preschool Series Premieres January 26 on Netflix Worldwide
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Genius Brands International Launches Second Children’s Content Destination on Xfinity on Demand Platform With Baby Genius®

Ad-Supported Offering Available on Xfinity TV and On the Go via Xfinity Stream Now Includes Top Animated Series for Preschoolers, Music and More. New Baby Genius Destination to Complement Genius Brand
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Genius Brands readies Llama Llama Netflix premiere

Genius Brands readies Llama Llama Netflix premiere | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
The new series based on the popular book franchise will make its global debut on the SVOD on January 26.
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Baby Genius launches on Comcast Xfinity

Baby Genius launches on Comcast Xfinity | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
Genius Brands is launching its second children’s channel on the on-demand platform, following the Kid Genius Cartoon Channel.
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APC Kids to distribute Rainbow Rangers in EMEA

APC Kids to distribute Rainbow Rangers in EMEA | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
As exclusive agent, APC Kids will distribute Genius Brands International's preschool series in EMEA, including Russia and ex-CIS countries.
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BRIEF-Genius brands signs multiple content licensing deals

BRIEF-Genius brands signs multiple content licensing deals | GENIUS BRANDS CORPORATE NEWS | Scoop.it
Genius Brands International Inc
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