Xilam animation has tapped Licensing Works! To represent “Zig & Sharko.”

License Global | May 26, 2020

French animation studio Xilam Animation has appointed Licensing Works! as the North American licensing agent for its animated slapstick comedy brand “Zig & Sharko.”

Licensing Works! is now in the process of assembling a merchandise program for the brand targeting kids, tweens, teens and families.

“With the impressive audience ‘Zig & Sharko garners 24/7 on YouTube and Netflix, we’re confident the brand has great potential in North America and look forward to assembling a colorful merchandise program for fans,” says Leslie Levine, owner, Licensing Works!

The program is currently focused on vacation and spring/summer products including swimwear and pool accessories; home décor and outdoor textiles; surf, skate and related sporting goods; personal care, greeting cards, toys, puzzles and games, dress-up, publishing, back-to-school, gifting, seasonal promotions, food and drinks and meet and greets.

“We’re delighted to build upon our relationship with Licensing Works! and to have the team representing “Zig & Sharko” across North America. The Licensing Works! team’s local expertise, enthusiasm and creativity, make them the perfect partner to build an engaging merchandise offering which captures ‘Zig & Sharko’s’ fun and wacky spirit, alongside its positive values of promoting environmental awareness and sustainability.”

The deal extends Xilam’s partnership with Licensing Works! also representing its internationally successful kids’ property “Oggy and the Cockroaches” in the market.