Darcee McCartney Sales Manager DHX Media

Halifax, NS –21 March 2019 – DHX Media (TSX: DHX, NASDAQ: DHXM), a global children’s content and brands company, is pleased to announce that it has bolstered its Distribution sales team for key territories with two promotions. Darcee McCartney and Rebecca Lugo have both been promoted to the position of Sales Manager, reporting to Jerry Diaz, VP, Distribution.



Dr. Pol & Consumers Supply Distributing Enter into Licensing Agreement

For Comprehensive Line of Large & Small Animal Feed, Treats and Supplements –

New Dr. Pol-Branded Products to Debut at Both Specialty & Mass Distribution

Los Angeles, CA, March 11, 2019–All American Licensing (AAL)has announced that Dr. Jan Pol,the charismatic and celebrated veterinarian and star of Nat Geo WILD’s #1 hit reality television series The Incredible Dr. Pol,has entered into a comprehensive licensing agreement with industry leader, Consumers Supply Distributing (CSD). The new deal calls for CSD to develop a robust portfolio ofLarge Animal Feed, Large Animal Supplements, Small Animal Feed, Small Animal Supplements, Companion Animal Feeds, Companions Animal Supplements, Companion Animal (dog/cats), Food, Treats, Snacks and Toppers whichwill feature the Dr. Pol brand imprint.

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Over 80 Characters Including Rick & Morty and Shovel Knight Bring Mischievous Multiplayer Mayhem to PS4 Debut

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA – MARCH 6, 2019 – Fiercely independent game developer, Those Awesome Guys, and go to market gurus Reverb Triple XP have launched Move or Die onto the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. PlayStation gamers can now experience the fast-paced, sweat-inducing, multiplayer frenzy where game modes change every 30 seconds - you gotta MOVE or you will DIE!

With content from the critically-acclaimed PC version including characters from Rick & Morty and Shovel Knight, Move or Die boasts an extensive collection of over the top game modes, some of which feature mechanics from indie classics such as Superhot, Heavy Bullets, or VVVVVV. On top of that, the PS4 version will also be debuting exclusive content in an upcoming launch-day patch. This will include six new characters, four additional game modes, three zany Mutators, and introduces the voice talent of Youtube star ProZD as an official game announcer.

*Watch the ultra high budget Move or Die PS4® Animated Launch Trailer HEREyoutube.com/watch?v=WWyzt0XU2fI

*Download the insanely over budget Move or Die PS4®Animated Launch Trailer HERE: reverb.gg/KBIVX

*Download Move or Die PS4®image/art assets HEREreverb.gg/n8dcA

“We’ve had so much fun building Move or Die on PC and there have been a lot of community requests for a console version given its button mashing action and over the top characters,” said Nicolae Berbece, founder and lead developer for Those Awesome Guys. “Today’s launch is a very big deal for us, as three years’ worth of free updates and weird ideas have manifested as game modes and characters in this odd game I managed to put together with a team of great people from all around the world. It’s a kind of an awesome new beginning!”
Move or Die has a simple fundamental premise: players who fail to move their oddball characters will see their health bar drop very quickly and eventually die in colorful, splatty explosions. Players will battle each other in an ever-growing list of mini-game modes that change every 20-30 seconds. Outrageous level designs and rule sets promote hours of laughter. Move or Die Game Features:
PlayStation 4 Content: Exclusive launch content including six new characters, four game modes, three Mutators, and YouTube personality ProZD as a new gameplay announcer!

Easy-to-Learn, Furious-Paced Fun: Move or Die is not just the title, it’s the way to game. With not moving resulting in your character exploding and rounds lasting only 30 seconds, Move or Die is quick to pick up and very hard to put down.

Online and Offline Multiplayer Mania: Play as one of several outrageous characters on the couch with friends, online against people from around the world or battle devious bots offline.

Game Modes That Change EVERY TIME: Over 30 hilarious game modes like Jump Shot, Chainsaw Backstab, Bomb Tag, Heavy Bullets, and Rocket Run, each with their own unique mechanics and level design.

Mutators Change the Game: Select from 20+ Mutators to drastically alter how each game mode plays. Enable double jumping, equip jetpacks, turn on invisibility, or choose explosive deaths to kill opponents as you die – Mutators spice up the Move or Die madness.

Adorable, Funny, and Weird Cast: 80 unlockable characters with unique personalities to choose from, including shady penguins, derpy chickens, pizza slices, tsundere sharks, horny rhinos…whatever strange characters can be imagined, Move or Die is almost guaranteed to have it.*

Content-a-Palooza: Move or Die arrives to PS4 loaded with three years of content updates from the PC version including the Shovel Knight and Rick & Morty character packs.

W00t to Loot: Earn “not-coins” each time you play – and earn more when winning – to acquire new characters skins, unlock new game modes and Mutators, get special trail effects on your character, and special emotes to taunt your opponents as you squash their feeble ways.

Daily Challenges and Missions: Work your way up the leaderboard and earn bonus XP by completing challenges and missions that change every 24 hours.


Good-ol’ friend-destroying fun has been a trademark of Move or Die! Win battles to unlock new characters skins, including personalities from the infamous ‘Rick and Morty’ animated show. And if your couch gaming buddies have smashed their controllers when they lose, don’t worry – jump online and challenge other players to see who will rage quit first.

Move or Die is now available on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system for $14.99 (S.R.P). For more info please visit www.MoveOrDieGame.com, ‘Like’ it on Facebook, watch their highly entertaining Youtube channel, and follow the game on Twitter @MoveOrDieGame for new features and updates.

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RetailX Announces Lineup of Four Expert Retail Industry Keynote Speakers

Each speaker to bring a wealth of knowledge and insight from a multitude

of fundamental topics affecting today’s retail industry.

(Alpharetta, Ga.) – March 13, 2019 – RetailX, the co-location of three leading retail industry trade shows—Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE), GlobalShop and RFID Journal Live! Retail — has announced a luminary lineup of four keynote speakers who will take the stage over the three-day mega-event from June 25–27, 2019, at McCormick Place in Chicago.

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Global Merchandising Services and Epic Rights to Develop Worldwide Licensing, Retail and Ecommerce Programs for Iconic Multi-Platinum Rock Band Mötley Crüe

Los Angeles, Calif., March 5, 2019 – The world’s most notorious, multi-platinum rock band, Mötley Crüe has partnered with Global Merchandising Services and Epic Rights to develop and launch retail, licensing, and ecommerce programs for the iconic rock band that can be found HERE. The announcement was jointly made today by Barry Drinkwater, Group Executive Chairman of Global Merchandising and Dell Furano, CEO of Epic Rights.

Global Merchandising and Epic Rights have created a new licensing brand guide offering iconic album art, photographs, logos and graphics. The companies plan to develop a top-quality global licensing program across categories such as Apparel, Accessories, Footwear, Electronics, Figures and Collectibles, Drinkware, Fan Merch, Stationery, Gaming, Spirits and more. 

Barry Drinkwater and Dell Furano jointly stated, “Mötley Crüe was undeniably one of the most notoriously popular rock bands of the 80s. We’re excited to partner with such a legendary, iconic, gritty and influential part of LA’s music history to develop a global licensing program that truly captures the essence of Mötley Crüe.”

“The Dirt is a movie about the World’s Most Notorious Rock Band. I knew the only way we were going to fulfill the demand for iconic Mötley Crüe merchandise created by the movie was to assemble a team of individuals more notorious than the band themselves. So, I called Barry Drinkwater and Dell Furano. We are so excited to work with Global Merchandise and Epic Rights and are confident that they, together, can get the Motley brand into the hands of global consumers everywhere.” - Chris Nilsson, President of 10thStreet Entertainment

In addition to this exciting partnership, Mötley Crüe is thrilled about the upcoming release of the Netflix Film The Dirt, based on their best-selling autobiography. The film is an unflinching tale of success and excess as four misfits rise from the streets of Hollywood to the heights of international fame launching globally on Netflix on March 22 with a soundtrack. The iconic band has accumulated over 100 million records sold worldwide, seven platinum and multi-platinum certifications, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and countless sold-out tours across the globe. Mötley Crüe is reaching new heights in the film industry with Netflix to share their octane-fueled story directed by Jeff Tremaine (Bad Grandpa, Jackass) that includes a stellar cast: Douglas Booth (Loving Vincent), Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones), Colson Baker a.k.a. Machine Gun Kelly, Daniel Weber (The Punisher) with Pete Davidson (SNL) and David Costabile (Breaking Bad, Billions).

About Mötley Crüe

Hailing from Los Angeles, CA, the quartet — Vince Neil (vocals), Mick Mars (guitars), Nikki Sixx (bass) and Tommy Lee (drums) — has commandeered the rock pantheon for 38 years. In that time, they have accumulated worldwide album sales exceeding 100 million, seven platinum/multi-platinum albums, 22 Top 40 mainstream rock hits, six Top 20 pop singles, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, three Grammy nominations, four New York Times bestsellers (including the band’s biography, THE DIRT) and countless sold out tours across the globe, playing to millions of fans. Mötley Crüe was the first rock band to complete an epic sold-out Las Vegas residency at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The band continues to remain on the forefront of entertainment and frequently reinvented themselves via not only their music but also their mind-blowing live shows featuring never seen before elements, such asTommy Lee’s Crüecifly drum roller coasterand Nikki Sixx's flame throwing bass. Mötley Crüe was featured in KIA MOTORS’ award winning 2012 Super Bowl commercial and their music has been featured in ads for many household name brands such as Dodge, Carl’s Jr. and Coldwell Banker to name a few. The iconic band concluded their live career with a two-year FINAL TOUR cycle which kicked off in 2014 and saw them perform more than 165 shows across five continents. The tour grossed over $100 million and ended with three spectacular sold out shows at Los Angeles' Staples Center on New Year's evening 2015. The band’s NY Times bestselling biography, THE DIRT was recently turned into the Netflix Film The Dirt, directed by Jeff Tremaine (Bad Grandpa, Jackass) and featuring a stellarcast including Douglas Booth (Loving Vincent), Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones), Colson Baker a.k.a. Machine Gun Kelly, Daniel Weber (The Punisher), David Costabile (Breaking Bad, Billions) and Pete Davidson (SNL). The Dirt will premiere on Netflix globally on March 22, 2019. 

About Global Merchandising Services

Global Merchandising Services are a music artist, celebrity and brand merchandise company. Headquartered in London and Los Angeles, Global is a licensing powerhouse with best in class design, product development, manufacturing and direct-to-consumer sales. Global executes and delivers business through all channels of retail distribution, live events, web stores, pop-up stores, brand origination and development, sponsorship, endorsements and third-party licensing. As the exclusive partner for its extensive roster of musical artists and brands, Global develops unique and innovative merchandise programs for its clients.  Winner of 7 Licensing Industry Awards, from best celebrity license programs to product awards, acknowledging Global’s expertise and ability to deliver on a worldwide basis for its clients. For more information: www.globalmerchservices.com.

About Epic Rights

Epic Rights is a leading music industry retail branding, merchandising and concert artist services company representing many top artists. Epic Rights provides a broad scope of services, including retail branding and licensing, official artist’s website and social media management, official concert artists online shops, VIP ticketing, official fan communities and trademark registration consultation. Epic Rights is headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. For more information, visit www.epicrights.com.

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