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Asian Licensing Conference explores latest trends and forges new business opportunities

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 10:00am

The three-day event generated nearly 140 one-on-one business matching meetings online, connecting global licensing players with potential partners to help them explore business opportunities.

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  • The three-day event generated nearly 140 one-on-one business matching meetings online, connecting global licensing players with potential partners to help them explore business opportunities.
  • The 11th Asian Licensing Conference (ALC) online featured 34 industry speakers well versed in the industry and attracted more than 25,000 viewers from 42 countries and regions.
  • The inaugural Brand Forum took place alongside the conference, featuring a number of established Asian brands.
  • The ALC provides a one-stop platform where leading global brands and licensors can explore cross-sectoral cooperation and keep abreast of the latest market trends and opportunities.

Cineplex and CJ 4DPLEX Open First ScreenX Auditorium in Langley Today

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Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 10:29pm

TORONTO, July 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cineplex, Canada's leading entertainment and media company, in partnership with CJ 4DPLEX, the world's leading producer of premium film formats and cinema technologies, announced today that British Columbia's second ScreenX auditorium is now open at Cineplex Cinemas Langley. The new immersive, panoramic experience debuts today, July 7, at the theatre with Marvel Studios' highly anticipated Thor: Love and Thunder.      

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  • Cineplex Cinemas Langley to Premiere Thor: Love and Thunder in Visually Immersive 270-degree ScreenX Panoramic Auditorium
    TORONTO, July 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cineplex, Canada's leading entertainment and media company, in partnership with CJ 4DPLEX, the world's leading producer of premium film formats and cinema technologies, announced today that British Columbia's second ScreenX auditorium is now open at Cineplex Cinemas Langley.
  • ScreenX is extremely powerful in immersing audiences into the film, and Cineplex's commitment to open additional locations across the country has proven this," said Don Savant, CEO & President, CJ 4DPLEX America.
  • Cineplex and CJ 4DPLEX first partnered in 2016 to launch Canada's first 4DX auditorium at Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas and VIP in Toronto, Ontario.
  • In 2018, Canada's first ScreenX auditorium opened at Cineplex Cinemas Queensway and VIP in Toronto, Ontario.

Cineplex and CJ 4DPLEX Open First ScreenX Auditorium in Langley Today

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Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 10:17pm

TORONTO, July 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cineplex, Canada's leading entertainment and media company, in partnership with CJ 4DPLEX, the world's leading producer of premium film formats and cinema technologies, announced today that British Columbia's second ScreenX auditorium is now open at Cineplex Cinemas Langley. The new immersive, panoramic experience debuts today, July 7, at the theatre with Marvel Studios' highly anticipated Thor: Love and Thunder.      

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  • Cineplex Cinemas Langley to Premiere Thor: Love and Thunder in Visually Immersive 270-degree ScreenX Panoramic Auditorium
    TORONTO, July 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cineplex, Canada's leading entertainment and media company, in partnership with CJ 4DPLEX, the world's leading producer of premium film formats and cinema technologies, announced today that British Columbia's second ScreenX auditorium is now open at Cineplex Cinemas Langley.
  • ScreenX is extremely powerful in immersing audiences into the film, and Cineplex's commitment to open additional locations across the country has proven this," said Don Savant, CEO & President, CJ 4DPLEX America.
  • Cineplex and CJ 4DPLEX first partnered in 2016 to launch Canada's first 4DX auditorium at Cineplex Cinemas Yonge-Dundas and VIP in Toronto, Ontario.
  • In 2018, Canada's first ScreenX auditorium opened at Cineplex Cinemas Queensway and VIP in Toronto, Ontario.

Falcon's Beyond Partners with Moonbug Entertainment to Expand CoComelon and Blippi Brands into Immersive Entertainment

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 5:00pm

Beyond each portal, guests begin a self-guided journey of exploration, interaction, and learning with beloved characters and enriching environments.

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  • Beyond each portal, guests begin a self-guided journey of exploration, interaction, and learning with beloved characters and enriching environments.
  • Also in development is exclusive co-branded merchandise featuring CoComelon and Blippi, and the Curiosity Playground brand.
  • CoComelon and Blippijoin other previously announced children's brands to be featured at Curiosity Playground, including several iconic shows that air on PBS KIDS.
  • Moonbug Entertainment is an award-winning global entertainment company behind some of the most popular kids' titles in the world.

Falcon's Beyond Unveils Signature Retail, Dining & Entertainment Destination: Falcon's Central

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 2:00pm

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Falcon's Beyond Global, LLC, a trailblazing, global entertainment company that specializes in intellectual property (IP) creation and expansion, today announced details of the first of its new signature destinations merging retail, dining, and entertainment. Falcon's Central connects guests with world-renowned brands through a multitude of entertainment experiences, amenities, content, and merchandise. These extensive complexes will reside at the epicenters of destination resorts that are owned and operated by Falcon's Beyond.

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  • Falcon's Central connects guests with world-renowned brands through a multitude of entertainment experiences, amenities, content, and merchandise.
  • Upon entering the venue, guestsencounter four portals offering immersive experiences and attractions based on Falcon's Curiosity Spectrum science, technology, arts, and nature.
  • Beyond each portal, guests begin a self-guided journey of exploration, interaction, and learning with beloved characters and enriching environments.
  • Following its Punta Cana debut, Falcon's Central will then roll out to future locations where Falcon's will operate destination resorts.

New Slate of Exhibitors Deliver on Licensing Expo’s Location-Based Entertainment Theme

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Friday, May 6, 2022 - 4:34pm

The theme will be represented through a combination of Licensing Expo and exhibitor-led activations throughout the show floor, plus forward-looking educational content.

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  • The theme will be represented through a combination of Licensing Expo and exhibitor-led activations throughout the show floor, plus forward-looking educational content.
  • Launched in 1980, Licensing Expo is the world's largest and most influential annual tradeshow dedicated to licensing and brand extension.
  • Licensing Expo is a part of the Global Licensing Group at Informa Markets, the licensing industry's leading tradeshow organizer and media partner.
  • The following events and information products are produced for the licensing industry by the Global Licensing Group at Informa Markets: Licensing Expo, Brand Licensing Europe, Licensing Expo Japan, Licensing Expo Shanghai, The Licensing Leadership Summit, License Global magazine, License Global Daily E-News and The Licensing Mixtape podcast.

Paramount and VaynerMedia to Deliver Licensing Expo Opening Keynote

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Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 1:24pm

Licensing Expo , produced in partnership with industry trade association Licensing International , today revealed Paramount and VaynerMedia, two of the worlds largest and respected brands in the entertainment and NFT industries, will be delivering the Opening Day Keynote.

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  • Licensing Expo , produced in partnership with industry trade association Licensing International , today revealed Paramount and VaynerMedia, two of the worlds largest and respected brands in the entertainment and NFT industries, will be delivering the Opening Day Keynote.
  • We are thrilled to share this keynote presentation with the licensing community, said Maura Regan, President of Licensing International.
  • Education is part of our ongoing work to foster the growth and expansion of licensing around the world, and also a cornerstone of Licensing Expo.
  • Following the Opening keynote address, executives from Falcons Beyond, Robert L. Ward, Moonbug, and Bay Laurel Advisors (moderator) will deliver the 2nd Day Keynote on May 25 in a panel held from 121 p.m.

Licensing Expo Reveals First Keynote Panel that will Explore ‘The Power of Brand Licensing for Location-Based Entertainment (LBE)’

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Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 1:09pm

To tune in to the keynote panel, register for Licensing Expo for free here .

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  • To tune in to the keynote panel, register for Licensing Expo for free here .
  • They are also highly complex licensing deals that include many stakeholders at various points of the process.
  • Anna Knight, SVP of Licensing, Informa Markets, remarked, "We could not be more excited to share the first 2022 Keynote details with the Licensing Expo community.
  • Learn more about Licensing Expo at www.licensingexpo.com and secure a pass for the industry's most anticipated event today.

Enklu to Power Second Installation of Revolutionary AR Art Gallery Experience

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Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - 5:00pm

DENVER, April 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Enklu, the leading platform for creators operating in the metaverse, proudly announced today that they will be powering a second location of VERSE, the cutting-edge, augmented-reality art gallery experience.

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  • DENVER, April 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Enklu, the leading platform for creators operating in the metaverse, proudly announced today that they will be powering a second location of VERSE, the cutting-edge, augmented-reality art gallery experience.
  • Enklu, which provides the technology that makes the VERSE experience possible, is a turnkey metaverse creation platform that enables users around the world to create anything they can imagine.
  • The company is a Microsoft partner and uses their HoloLens hardware for interactive AR/VR activations and events around the country.
  • Enklu equally empowers all creators of the open metaverse to create world-class experiences deployable to augmented, virtual, and mixed reality devices.

SEMK (2250.HK) Announces 2021 Adjusted Net Profit Increases by Nearly 30% to HK$77 million, Becomes the Largest Domestic Character IP Company In China

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022 - 3:10pm

Excluding listing-expenses, the adjusted net profit for the Year was HK$77.3 million (FY2020: HK$59.8 million), representing a significant increase of 29.1% from the previous year.

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  • Excluding listing-expenses, the adjusted net profit for the Year was HK$77.3 million (FY2020: HK$59.8 million), representing a significant increase of 29.1% from the previous year.
  • The Board has resolved to declare a final dividend of HK$4.8 cents per ordinary share issued for the year ended 31 December 2021.
  • I am thrilled to announce that SEMK has become the largest domestic character IP company and ranked the fourth among all character IP companies in China, in terms of character licensing revenue in 2021*.
  • The Group are principally engaged in two major businesses - character licensing business, as well as e-commerce and other business.