Spin Master

Audrey Freda Tam – Design Manager for Small Dolls and Collectibles at Spin Master – on why she loves to work with the inventor community

We caught up with Audrey to find out more about the development of the award-winning Hollywood Hair, her thoughts on creativity and why she loves inventors.

Spin Master debuts Present Pets, a new line of interactive plush puppies that unbox themselves

“We cannot wait to surprise the whole family with the magical experience of unboxing their very own Present Pet puppy,” said Jean Gomez, Spin Master’s VP Marketing & Global Business Unit Lead.

Spin Master signs master toy deal for Riot Games’ League of Legends

“We look forward to delivering enhanced collectability and unique play experiences for the massive global League of Legends fan base both on and offline,” said Spin Master’s John Blaney.

Watch: Toys in Troubled Times

How have toy firms adapted to lockdown? Are there any changes to daily working life that look set to stay once we’re past the pandemic? And as certain categories soar during the lockdown, has this changed their strategy when it comes to product acquisition? All this and more is covered in our ‘Toys in Troubled Times’ panel session.

Watch: The Perfect Pitch

What can you do to give your toy or board game the best chance of success in a pitch? How do inventor relations execs nail their pitches to buyers? And which ‘P’ is most important: the person, the product or the pitch itself? All this and more is discussed in this ‘Perfect Pitch’ panel session.

Inside Spin Master’s Toy Invention Program

How has Spin Master’s Toy Invention Program at Shenkar helped to create a thriving inventor scene in Israel? What’s the difference between a design course and an toy invention course? And with Spin launching a similar program in Canada last year, what does future international expansion for the course look like?

Argos details its top 12 toys for Christmas 2020

“This year’s top toys list offers a huge variety of new products, ranging from toys inspired by the biggest TV and gaming franchises to bizarre – but crucially, fun – pooping animals,” said Argos’ Juliet Ward.

Designers Adrian Adamescu and Daryl Andrews on bringing Titanic into board games

With Spin Master’s Titanic: The Game now available, we caught up with designers Daryl Andrews and Adrian Adamescu to find out how they tackled bringing Titanic from the big screen to the tabletop.

Armando Roque on Wendy’s toys, Bakugan and how Bruce Lee helped him develop Spin Master’s Hero Droid BB-8

Freelance creator Armando Roque is a creative ‘fixer’ who has worked on everything from promotional toys sold with Wendy’s meals to some of biggest licensed ranges of recent years during his time at Spin Master.

Spin Master, PlayMonster and Rubik’s to discuss ‘Toys in Troubled Times’ at Play Creators Conference

Chaired by Big Ideas’ Simon Skelton, the session will welcome Spin Master’s David Winter, PlayMonster’s Adam Hocherman and Rubik’s Brand’s Hayley Woodward.

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