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Nipuna Services Inks $25M Animation Deal

Nipuna Services, Satyam's BPO subsidiary, has inked a $25 million animation deal with 4K Animation, a U.K.-based animation and visual effects house, reports INDIA TIMES.

The 18- month contract is for 52 episodes for the third season of MARVI HAMMER PRESENTS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC WORLD and MARVI HAMMER feature, combining live-action and animation. For the feature, Nipuna will produce animated backgrounds, a furry CG creature and 2D-animated characters.

Hamburg-based YOUA Edutainment, National Geographic and German broadcaster ZDF are co-producing the projects.

In addition to VFX, CG and 2D animation, Chennai-based Nipuna will provide pre-production, production and post-production services. More than 120 artists will work on the projects.

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