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Ravensburger’s Benn Bramwell and Leah Smith on what they look for in every product

Leading up to the Mojo Nation pitch, we caught up with Ravensburger’s Benn Bramwell, Senior International Product Manager for Children’s Games, and Leah Smith, Junior Product Designer.

TOMY team members Tom Yamazaki and Mizunuma-san on designing Screwball Scramble Level 2: a sequel that’s an equal!

Screwball Scramble is a mono, manic, marble-moving game that first hit shelves in 1979. Forty years on, the TOMY team launches a sequel that’s also an equal! We climb the tilting walkway of curiosity to find out more…

Watch: Desert Island Picks with… Hasbro’s Phil Sage

If you could only take one toy, one game and one of your own inventions to a desert island, what would you take and why? That’s the question that WordWhizz Deej Johnson is posing to Phil Sage, Senior Director, Product Development, Design & Inventor Relations at Hasbro, in this Desert Island Picks interview.

Watch: Wynne-Jones IP’s Victor Caddy on what Brexit means for toy designers

Hosted by Word Whizz Deej Johnson, this interview sees Victor Caddy (Chartered Trade Mark Attorney at Wynne-Jones IP) explain what toy and game inventors should be looking to protect once they have an idea, as well as shedding light on the ways in which Brexit will change how toy companies and designers protect their IP.

Watch: Desert Island Picks with… Bean’s Sally Jacobs

If you could only take one toy, one game and one of your own inventions to a desert island, what would you take and why? That’s the question that WordWhizz Deej Johnson is posing to Sally Jacobs, founder and inventor at Bean, in this Desert Island Picks interview.

Patti Becker from Becker Associates on where agents add value, success at Mojo… And the secret of their longevity

We caught up with Patti to hear what she hopes to discover at the 2020 Mojo Nation pitch – and what she accomplished at the 2019 event…

Elizabeth Ganrude – Senior Manager of Product Design at Learning Resources – on teamwork, feeding creativity… And having award-winning ideas

Elizabeth Ganrude is Senior Manager of Product Design at Learning Resources. In a rare interview, Liz here talks to us about empathy, how she feeds her creativity, the team she’s with… And repeatedly having award-winning ideas.

Watch: Desert Island Picks with… Darren Lee Phillipson

If you could only take one toy, one game and one of your own inventions to a desert island, what would you take and why? That’s the question that WordWhizz Deej Johnson is posing to Alpha’s Darren Lee Phillipson in this Desert Island Picks interview.

Watch: Desert Island Picks with… Hasbro’s Rich Mazel

If you could only take one toy, one game and one of your own inventions to a desert island, what would you take and why? That’s the question that Word Whizz Deej Johnson is posing to Rich Mazel, Senior Director of Global Product Acquisition at Hasbro, in this Desert Island Picks interview.

Hasbro’s Tanya Thompson on videos, napkins… And how to pitch to her!

Tanya Thompson, Hasbro’s Director of Global Product Acquisition for Games, tells inventors how to give her a winning pitch…

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