Grapevine Entertainment Inc. was founded by Jacob R. Miles, a toy and entertainment veteran with over 30 years of world-class industry experience as an engineering, development and operations executive. He was part of the team that pioneered licensing in the toy industry, having worked with American Greetings, The General Mills Toy and Entertainment Group, Tonka Toys, SEGA, BANDAI, HASBRO, Cultural Toys, Hallmark, DIC Entertainment, Film Roman, and The Family Company among others. Through Jacob, Grapevine Entertainment has been part of some of the world’s most popular properties and brands in children’s toys and entertainment, including Star Wars™, Care Bears™, Hollywood Hounds™, Strawberry Shortcake™, MeMe and My World™, C’Bear and Jamal™, Tex Dunright™, Little Puffy the Steam Engine™, Chubby Cubbies™, GoBots™, Pound Puppies™, and Mr. Bandman™ among many others.
GrapevineStar is a globally focused media and entertainment company that develops and represents content for TV, film, internet, publishing and licensing. It also operates a network of niche focused social networks and is developing social networking/virtual-world platforms for young children, tweens/teens, and adults for entertainment, education, and for business. Content creators worldwide work with GrapevineStar, who helps them develop and monetize their work. GrapevineStar is headquartered in Grapevine, Texas and has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Beijing and Paris. It provides services including development, production, and distribution in the media and entertainment industries. The company has over 30 years experience working with major companies and represents over 50 entertainment properties.