Hasbro Studios signs a production agreement with Malaysia's Vision Animation and Australia's Moody Street Kids.
Cannes, France – Hasbro Studios has signed a production agreement with Malaysia's Vision Animation and Australia's Moody Street Kids.
Stephen Davis, President of Hasbro Studios, Low Huoi Seong, Managing Director of Vision Animation and Gill Carr, Managing Director of Moody Street Kids, signed a multi-million dollar production agreement for Season two of the animated TV series Transformers - Rescue Bots (26 eps x 30 mins), a production to be undertaken jointly by Vision Animation and Moody Street Kids, with work distributed between Malaysia, Australia, Canada and USA.
During a speech at the Creative Malaysia Networking Reception, Davis said that in order to stay competitive, it was important to work with experienced producers from Asia, and co-producing with Malaysia is an ideal choice. Davis praised the Malaysian Government for creating a conducive creative eco-system for international producers.
For the better part of the past decade, Vision Animation’s traditional 2D animation unit and its CG/3D arm have proven themselves to be among the best, most reliable, consistently high quality and reasonably priced production service studios in Asia. With facilities located in beautiful Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, capable of seating up to 150 animators, Vision Animation offers world class, full-service animation production. The company’s 2D unit has the capability to work wonders with the latest 2D animation software while its 3D/CG division employs state-of-the-art solutions like Maya & 3D Studio Max software to create feature quality animation for television. A division of Malaysia’s largest content creation group, Vision New Media, the studio also boasts ultra-modern recording facilities and post production units.
Source: Vision Animation
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.