SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
July 22, 2020
BRANDS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in
|(State or other jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)
N. Canon Drive, 4th Fl.
Beverly Hills, CA
|(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including
area code: (310) 273-4222
(Former name or former address, if changed
since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the
Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions
(see General Instruction A.2 below):
communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class
||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share
||The Nasdaq Capital Market|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging
growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
growth company o
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complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o
7.01 REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
On July 22, 2020, Genius Brands International,
Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing certain business updates, including new distribution deals for
the Company’s Rainbow Rangers and Llama Llama programs, new retail initiatives including an international retail
program, and a new iOS app for the Company’s Kartoon Channel! program service. A copy of the press release is attached
as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
The information disclosed under
this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section
18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be incorporated by reference into any registration statement
or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as expressly set forth in such filing.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL
STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
exhibit listed in the following Exhibit Index is filed as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Pursuant to the requirements
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned
hereunto duly authorized.
||GENIUS BRANDS INTERNATIONAL, INC.|
|Date: July 22, 2020
||/s/ Andy Heyward |
||Chief Executive Officer|