ChizComm Launches kidsistr, New Commercial Production Company

Basic RGBChizComm and Executive Producer Harvey Glazer launched a new, commercial production company, kidsistr. The joint venture will specialize in TV commercials, digital, and multipurpose sizzle reel productions, and will offer a fresh twist on commercial and content marketing.

A sister company of ChizComm Ltd., an international marketing and communications firm specializing in the toy and entertainment space, kidsistr’s executive team consists of President and CEO Harold Chizick, Executive Producer Harvey Glazer, and Executive Vice President Donna MacNeil. [Read more…]

ChizComm Partners with Yvolution’s NEON

chizChizComm Ltd. rolls out a new partnership with NEON from Yvolution. Starting today, ChizComm will lead PR and marketing efforts for Yvolution’s NEON brand of LED shoes, rollers, skateboards, scooters in North America.

From scooters to skateboards to heel wheels, the NEON brand combines rides and LED lights with street fashion, giving kids the chance to choose how and what they want to ride. A full line-up of ride-ons will roll into major retailers this holiday season.

Donna MacNeil Appointed Vice President of Marketing at ChizComm

chizDonna MacNeil joins the ChizComm Ltd. team as its new vice president of marketing. Her roles in the position go into effect immediately.

MacNeil has experience in publishing, toys, and entertainment, and will add new executive leadership to the ChizComm team. Previously she worked at marblemedia, a company joining ChizComm’s roster of entertainment clients.

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The Jim Henson Co. Selects ChizComm Ltd. to Expand Online Presence

chizcomm_logo_finalChizComm Ltd. is now an agency partner to The Jim Henson Co., adding to the company’s roster of lifestyle, toys, and children’s entertainment clients. [Read more…]

Kidz Toyz Launches Mini Mojis

PrintKidz Toyz Inc. will release a Mini Mojis line, featuring collectible expressible characters and play sets, which bring the world of emojis off screens. The first glimpse of the line, featuring Nooky Poo, Pucker Up, Farah Featherwings, Love-Lee, and Sara Beara, and more will be on display at the North American International Toy Fair at booth 1D105.

The release of the line plays on the popular emoji trend, with 92 percent of the world using emojis and more than 6 billion sent daily. From 2015 to 2016, emoji use increased by 800 percent.

The Mini Mojis collection includes more than 100 small figures, varying by category and level of rarity. The whole line features Mini Mojis blind bags, 6-packs, 12-packs, the Ferris Wheel and Roller Coaster set, and Treehouse Playground.

ChizComm Becomes C2C Studio’s Agency of Record

PrintChizComm Ltd. continues to expand in the creative solutions and design market with its new client, C2C Studios Inc.

Joining its roster of tech, lifestyle, toy, and children’s entertainment clients, C2C Studios marks ChizComm’s first venture into the business-to-business sector. C2C Studio specializes in bringing fun to life with numerous clients across the toy and entertainment spaces.

ChizComm Appointed as Strategic Consultants for Augmented Reality Experience Launch

chizcomm_logo_finalChizComm Ltd. was brought on as a strategic consultant for Digital Howard Inc. as the company launches its original interactive app-based sci-fi gaming experience, Terracosm, in science centers across North America. [Read more…]

Harold Chizick Elected to Board of Directors for CTA

Harold Chizick, president of ChizComm Ltd. was elected to the Board of Directors for the Canadian Toy Association (CTA) at their Annual General Meeting on June 29 in Toronto.

Chizick brings nearly 20 years of experience in working in the kids space, as well as serving on a number of Toy Industry Association (TIA) committees in addition to having spent for years as one of the Official Spokespersons for the CTA. Previous to the creation of ChizComm Ltd., Chizick was vice president of marketing services at Spin Master Ltd. and Vice President of Marketing at Mega Brands.

Grosner Names ChizComm as Marketing Agency of Record

chizcomm_logo_finalChizComm has partnered with Grosnor Distribution Inc., the Canadian owned collectible distribution company, to become to company’s Agency of Record.

Grosner adds to ChizComm’s growing partners in lifestyle, toy, entertainment, technology, and children’s entertainment space. As Grosner increases its efforts in the area of marketing and communications, ChizComm will lead these initiatives and work with their brand OYO Sportstoys and other collections such as Funko, McFarlane Toys, and The Upper Deck Company.

ChizComm Selects Winner of #GetChizzyWithIt Contest

chizcomm_logo_finalChizComm Ltd. has chosen Whiffer Sniffers as its #GetChizzyWithIt contest, and will be working with the brand on initial launch plans on April 1. ChizComm is also offering two runner-ups, Yellow Scope and Duke Toy Co., a free marketing and PR consultation. [Read more…]