The Los Angeles-based agency will represent Rufus, a children’s property
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Sondra Contino, Lawless Entertainment - (949) 419-6156, [email protected]
Los Angeles, April 27, 2015 – Lawless Entertainment is delighted to announce their appointment as worldwide representative for Rufus, a book-based property targeted to children ages 4+ that features Rufus, a lovable and adventurous dog who goes on exciting adventures with his animal friends.
Rufus lives on Rosebud Road and has a lot of wonderful friends like Reggie the Rabbit, Justin the Cat, Terrence the Tortoise and Prunella the Posh Poodle. In their adventures, they look for ghosts, chase the postman, go to the beach, have parties and always get more than they bargained for!
Rufus was created, written and illustrated by Caroline Mabey. She has previously written the 1986 series of “Bertie” books for pre-school children under the pen name Carol Burt.
There are currently four board books (ages 0-5) and one hardback book with six Rufus stories (ages 5-10) selling on Amazon. Additionally, all titles are available in ebook format for Kindle and iPads.
A full line of 18 adorable Rufus greeting cards are available for purchase from Showcase Greetings, a UK-based greeting card company.
Additionally, a variety of Rufus merchandise including apparel and accessories are available for purchase Via Rufus the New Adventures Facebook page or direct email to [email protected]
Which is all part of Rufus Design Works Ltd operation.
Lawless Entertainment is handling all licensing and merchandising worldwide including publishing as well as seeking co-production partners for the project.
“It is an exciting time joining forces with such a great team and company and we are looking forward to the future under Lawless Entertainment’s guidance,” says Caroline Mabey, creator of Rufus.
“Rufus has been a favorite of Lawless Entertainment for years,” says Cathy Malatesta, President of Lawless Entertainment. “We are so happy to work with the wonderfully talented Caroline Mabey and present Rufus to the world for licensing opportunities.”
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About Lawless Entertainment
Lawless Entertainment is a Los Angeles-based agency that creates, co-produces, distributes and markets both animated and live-action programming throughout the world for both film and television and represents properties for licensing and merchandising. Lawless Entertainment is headed up by Cathy Malatesta and works with intellectual property owners and content providers and has relationships with top film, television, home video, online and mobile distribution entities, retailers and licensees throughout the world.
For more information, contact Sondra Contino at (949) 419-6156 or visit www.lawlessent.com.
About Rufus author, Caroline Mabey
Caroline Mabey has been a writer/illustrator on and off for many years. She has had previous work published (1986 Bertie Books - Bluebell Publishing) under the name Carol Burt. 180,000 books were sold and the Co-Op food chain featured them in their stores in Northern England. Her inspiration for the books was her son Grant who was 2 years old at the time.