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): November 15, 2016
GENIUS BRANDS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
Incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
|301 N. Canon Drive, Suite 305
Beverly Hills, CA
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (310) 273-4222
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 3.03||Material Modifications of Rights of Security Holders.|
The information set forth in Item 5.03 is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 5.03||Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws.|
Effective November 15, 2016, the board of directors (the “Board”) of Genius Brands International, Inc. (the “Company”) amended the Company’s by-laws by amending Article VIII, Sections 4 and 5 in order to accommodate issuances and transfers of uncertificated shares of the Company’s common stock.
A copy of the amendment to the by-laws is being filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|3.1||Amendment to the By-laws of Genius Brands International, Inc., effective as of November 15, 2016|
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 thereunto duly authorized.
|GENIUS BRANDS INTERNATIONAL, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Andrew Heyward|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
Date: November 18, 2016