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Domestic Film DAILY
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$5.8M Cumulative:$281.2M Disney -16.98%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$166.3M Paramount Pictures -21.00%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$32.3M Warner Brothers / New Line -25.19%
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Two years after the corporate split-up of CBS and Viacom, long-term merchandising strategies on both sides are beginning to take shape.
Principals: Leigh Anne Brodsky, president, Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products; Tanya Haider, senior VP, international, NVCP Licensees include: Fisher-Price (master toy licensee), Hasbro…
Principals: Juli Boylan, senior VP, Sony Pictures Consumer Products; Paul Gitter, senior VP, consumer products, North America, Marvel Entertainment; Simon Phillips, president, Marvel Intl. Licensees…
Principals: Anne Globe, head of worldwide marketing and consumer products, DreamWorks Animation; Kerry Phelan, worldwide head of DreamWorks Animation Consumer Products Licensees include: Activision…
Principals: Paul Gitter, senior VP, consumer products, North America, Marvel Entertainment; Simon Phillips, president, Marvel Intl.; Elie Dekel, exec VP, 20th Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising…
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