As Peanuts turns 71, Executive Vice President of Brand Tim Erickson discusses how he plans to keep the brand fresh

Tim Erickson on why Peanuts is still going strong… And what he looks for in potential partners.

Goodwood Revival’s Henry Bass on providing a platform for brands to tell their stories

Goodwood Revival General Manager Henry Bass talks us through the brand values of the show – and what sort of licences Revival can help bring to life for fans.

Rebellion’s Ben Smith on the wider brand potential of its new kids’ comic strip, Monster Fun

Ben Smith – Rebellion’s Head of Film, Television and Publishing – tells us about the firm’s brand plans for Monster Fun, and why now is the perfect time to re-launch the comic.

Free League Publishing readies slate of Blade Runner tabletop RPGs

“It is important for us to fully capture the Blade Runner experience and themes from all perspectives – even the city,” said Tomas Härenstam, Free League co-founder.

Levi’s debuts college-inspired Felix the Cat collection

“We wanted to do a collaboration with Felix that felt unexpected for everyone,” said Karyn Hillman, chief product officer.

Vans readies horror collaborations around It, A Nightmare on Elm Street and The Shining

The Shining shoe uses the poster artwork and has ‘RedRum’ written across the midsole, while the Friday the 13th shoe features Jason’s iconic hockey mask.

Fox debuts Family Guy short encouraging people to get vaccinated

The short sees Stewie and Brian travel inside Peter’s body to explain how vaccines work.

Netflix acquires The Roald Dahl Story Company

“We’re excited to continue the close working relationships with existing rights holders, publishing, theatre and entertainment partners, and many others to protect and grow the great legacy of these beloved stories,” read a joint statement from the companies.

Galactic Sneeze’s Sara Farber and Bryan Wilson on creating a Curb Your Enthusiasm party game

We caught up with Sara to find out more about the development of the game, and why Spin Master was the perfect partner for the project.

Mark Paul of Global Licensing NZ Ltd. talks trust, creativity and 25 years in licensing

Global Licensing NZ’s founder, Mark Paul, on a quarter of a century in licensing

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