Grapevine Star Entertainment Goes Global at 2008 International Licensing Show: General Mills, Hasbro Veteran, Jacob R. Miles III Leads Multi-Platform Global Focus

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GrapevineStar, a next generation, globally focused media and Entertainment Company on the leading edge of content and character development for TV, Film, and Books is expanding its scope with properties that promote saving the environment, eliminating poverty while learning and having fun. These global eco-friendly and positive lifestyle properties are integrated with social networks and virtual world platforms.

We are very excited about this year's International Licensing Show; we are featuring six properties although we have many properties for potential licensees to choose from. The ability to customize our offerings to meet our partners needs and our integration of next generation web technology brings tremendous incremental value to our partners

Dallas-Ft Worth, TX (PRWEB) June 10, 2008 -- GrapevineStar, a next generation, globally focused media and Entertainment Company on the leading edge of content and character development for TV, Film, and Books is expanding its scope with properties that promote saving the environment, eliminating poverty while learning and having fun. These global eco-friendly and positive lifestyle properties are integrated with social networks and virtual world platforms. This year's featured properties fall into three high demand categories:

  • Global focus: Africa and China are featured
  • Niche properties are expanding: Western/Cowboy and Urban
  • Virtual World Platforms are integrated to engage young audiences (Children and Tweens)

"We are very excited about this year's International Licensing Show; we are featuring six properties although we have many properties for potential licensees to choose from. The ability to customize our offerings to meet our partners needs and our integration of next generation web technology brings tremendous incremental value to our partners," says Jacob R. Miles III, CEO, Grapevine Star Entertainment Inc.

Beautiful Africa™ and Sunnyluv™ leads a line of properties that have global appeal. These properties were designed from the ground up to be global and their design and their message will be integrated with global social networks. They each represent a movement of positive change.

Beautiful Africa™ is a movement to change the way the world looks at Africa. It consists of children's books featuring famous French Viet Namese artist, Lap Ngo, and includes a curriculum plan that supports national standards. Video and interactive education components are planned. The property will be launched in Paris, New York, Sao Palo, London and various cities throughout Africa.

SunnyLuv™ is a movement to spread sunshine and love around the world. The property was inspired by a Chinese fairytale. This eco-friendly property also embraces social causes and promotes peace among all mankind. This property's plan includes inspirational books for young girls, plush toys, clothing, videogames and accessories.

Tex DunRight™ and Scruples™ takes GrapevineStar and its licensees into two of the hottest segments in licensing today, Western/Cowboy and Multi-Cultural. These properties capture the popularity and growth of cowboys and rodeo and the urban multi-cultural niches.

Tex DunRight, The World's Favorite Cowboy™ this gender neutral Henson style puppet character has appeared on TV, at rodeos and festivals nationwide and is ideally suited for stationary, back to school, books, cartoons TV and more.

Scruples™, a multi-cultural property created by famous cartoonist, Joe Young, is an action packed pro literacy line of animated videos and comic books that tell the story of kids living in an orphanage where they learn the importance of literacy and the true meaning of family and valuable life lessons of hope, respect and more.

The Emotionals™ and MeMe and My World™ lead Grapevine Star's virtual world based properties. These properties are also globally focused reflecting multi-cultural children and environments.

The children's property, The Emotional's, target moms and young children. It's a next generation property similar to Webkins™ and NeoPets® in that there are a multitude of fun characters perfect for toys, stationary, cartoons, books etc. The characters are a cross between Pokemon® and Hello Kitty®. Their story lines are eco-friendly, funny and educational.

MeMe and My World is a tween property with teens from all parts of the world coming together in stories that addresses the problems of teen life while promoting positive lifestyles, learning and experiencing different cultures.

MeMe and My World™ is based on the anime adventures of MeMe Yoshida a 15 year old girl who comes to America after having lived in Japan all of her life. Its her story and every other child's story who transplanted to some place new and must meet new friends, deal with diversity and differences all while experiencing the hormones of a teenager. This virtual world integrated property is suited for books, TV, Film, stationary, gift products and clothing.

About Grapevine Star Entertainment Inc.
Grapevine Star is a globally focused media and entertainment company that develops and represents content for TV, Film, Internet, Publishing and Licensing. It also operates a network of niche focused social networks and is developing several virtual world platforms for young children, tweens/teens and businesses. Content creators worldwide work with GrapevineStar who helps them develop and monetize their works. GrapevineStar is headquartered in Grapevine, Texas and has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Beijing and Paris. It provides services including development, production and distribution in the media and entertainment industries. The company has over 30 years experience working with major companies. Grapevine Star Entertainment represents over 50 entertainment properties. For more information visit http://www.grapevinstar.com To join our community visit http://www.gstarsite.com

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