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From eccentric inventors to collectable robots – meet the License This! 2015 finalists

SmartParty_VictoriaSpunge_Title OiDroids main group and packs Wussywat and friends Natu Natu

Now in its sixth year, License This! is an annual challenge which offers those with brand new creative concepts the opportunity to break into the global licensing industry. The final takes place at BLE in front of an audience on  Thursday 15th October.Nearly forty entries were received this year, and these are the four finalists:

Natu Natu



Natu Natu, presented by Fran Bravo – an eco-friendly, cross-media project which features small, fantastic creatures    and aims to help promote a more ecological way of life.





OiDroids main group and packs



OiDroids, presented by Jonathan Klemenz – pop-out and build collectable cardboard robot toys, aimed at the pocket money sector, each with quirky detail and full of personality.





Victoria Spunge, presented by Stuart Simpson – an animation series in development about the sweet, smart Victoria Spunge (age 6 ½) and her visits to her Grandpa, the eccentric inventor,
Albert Custard (age 66 ½).



Wussywat and friends


Wussywat, presented by Simon Quinn & Simon Rolph – Wussywat the Clumsy Cat is a 2D animation series for 3-5 year olds, currently airing on CBeebies, about a curious and clumsy cat, discovering the world with his other animal friends.




Don’t miss the live final in the Licensing Academy where the shortlisted properties will be presented to our panel of judges: Kelvyn Gardner, Managing Director, LIMA UK, Charlie Donaldson, Joint Managing Director, Rocket Licensing, Tom Gunn, International Brand Director EMEA at MTV Networks and Wendy Munt, Managing Director, Be Inspired Consulting.

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