RAY CHARLES 80th ANNIVERSARY

January 22nd, 2010

The ringing in of 2010 marks the launch of “The Ray Charles 80th Birthday Celebration” with a series of events and projects planned to celebrate what would have been the music icon’s 80th birthday on September 23, 2010. read more »

DESIGN, AS YOU WISH

January 12th, 2010

A new design competition is inspired by one of our favorite movies of all time: The Princess Bride. read more »

OFFICIAL PRINCESS BRIDE FAN WEBSITE LAUNCHES

December 14th, 2009

New licensees added to give fans more “tweasure”

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – December 14, 2009 – Act III Licensing announces today the launch of the first ever official Princess Bride fan site. Fans of the classic film will be able to join the “Brute Squad Community” and be the first to know Princess Bride news and updated content, find all licensed merchandise and fun links to games, quizzes and fan-created sites. The URL is www.PrincessBrideForever.com. A Facebook fan site and Twitter feed will also launch. read more »

PLAYING FOR CHANGE – “The AP ranks top 10 albums of the year”

December 10th, 2009

If you listen to some of the biggest hits of 2009, they’ll seem familiar. That’s because they came from albums released in 2008. That Beyonce smash? From “I Am … Sasha Fierce,” released last year. “Poker Face”? It was on Lady Gaga’s 2008 debut. It’s the same with the Kings of Leon and Taylor Swift. read more »

THE LEGEND OF RAY CHARLES LIVES ON

May 6th, 2009

Licensing Program to Celebrate 80th Anniversary

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – May 6, 2009 – Act III Licensing announced today it is working in conjunction with the Ray Charles Marketing Group as the exclusive merchandise licensing agency for the Ray Charles Foundation. “Ray Charles is a legendary figure whose appeal is timeless,” said Elliot Steinberg, partner at Act III Licensing.

During a career that spanned fifty-eight years, Ray Charles won 17 Grammy Awards and is the only artist to record a Grammy Award winning song in all five Grammy era decades.Chart Hits such as “Georgia On My Mind” (US#1), “Hit the Road Jack” (US#1), “I Can’t Stop Loving You” (US#1), “What’d I Say” (US#6) and “Unchain My Heart” (US#9) helped him transition to pop success. Ray Charles’ last recorded album, “Genius Loves Company” earned an unprecedented 8 Grammy Awards in 2005 including Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, and Record of the Year. read more »

TOYS SPRING OFF THE PAGES FROM KAREN KATZ’ BELOVED CHILDREN’S BOOKS

March 19th, 2009

Prestige Toy Signs Licensing Deal with Renowned Children’s Author Karen Katz

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – March 19, 2009 – Act III Licensing announces today Prestige Toy as a toy licensee for children’s book author Karen Katz.Katz has written and illustrated over 40 titles and sold millions of books worldwide. Her best sellers include “Where is Baby’s Belly Button?,” “Counting Kisses” and “Toes, Ears & Nose!” Her books appear on numerous “Best of” lists including being featured on “Oprah” as one of her favorite books and in this year’s Child Magazine list of the 50 Best Books. read more »

LEADING ONLINE CASUAL GAME DINER DASH® SERVES UP LICENSING PROGRAM

October 2nd, 2008

Over 200 Million Game Downloads Make Major Impression

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – October 2, 2008 – Act III Licensing proudly announces its selection as the licensing agency for the PlayFirst, Inc.-owned Diner Dash® brand in multiple product categories.PlayFirst is an innovative entertainment company that makes games appealing to everyone and publishes the industry-leading time-management game, Diner Dash (www.DinerDash.com). read more »

“DREAM” LICENSING PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE

August 5th, 2008

Casual Game Leader Impresses with Hundreds of Millions of Impressions

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – August 5, 2008 – The world’s leading developer of casual games, Oberon Media, has appointed ACT III Licensing as its licensing agency to build on its tremendously popular Dream Day casual game franchise, Dream Day Wedding, Dream Day Honeymoon and Dream Day First Home. read more »

THE ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA ASSOCIATION NAMES ACT III LICENSING AS EXCLUSIVE AGENT

April 29th, 2008

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – April 29, 2008 – Act III Licensing announced today that it has been named as the exclusive licensing agency for the Environmental Media Association (EMA), the premier non-profit organization targeting environmental awareness through celebrity and the power of the media. EMA seeks to mobilize the entertainment industry in a global effort to educate people about environmental issues and inspire them into action. read more »

MERRYMAKERS AND KAREN KATZ TEAM UP TO LAUNCH PRINCESS BABY PLUSH DOLL

October 24th, 2007

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – October 24, 2007 – Act III Licensing, representing beloved children’s book author Karen Katz, announced today MerryMakers as a new licensee for her latest book property, Princess Baby (Random House, pub. January 2008). Princess Baby is the first character book from Katz, a favorite among new moms and author of many best-sellers including Where Is Baby’s Belly Button?, Toes, Ears, & Nose!, and Counting Kisses (Published by Simon & Schuster). read more »