Geographical Region: Asia
Bent Image Labs help animated “Love Story,” for Chips Ahoy, a saucy sequel to the Cookie Guys’ “Convertible.”
RGH Entertainment eyes more magic from “The Wizard of Oz” creator with new animated feature film inspired by L. Frank Baum’s “Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.”
International children’s channel KidsCo, Corus Entertainment’s joint-venture with NBCUniversal, launches its two-month-old Syfy Kids block in Asia this July.
The film will be shown with "fourth dimension" effects, including tilting seats, blowing wind and fog and odor effects, via technology that is expected to come to the U.S. later this year.
Open Road Films acquires all U.S. distribution rights to the 3D animated family film “The Nut Job,” and sets January 17, 2014 as the release date.
Toon Boom Animation announces the use of Toon Boom Storyboard Pro and Harmony by Japanese animation studio HeARTBIT Digital Creation for its upcoming production, “Francesca.”
V&S Entertainment and Al Jazeera's JCC extend their co-production of “Everything’s Rosie” for a third season.
Visual effects company Rhythm & Hues is officially sold to an affiliate of Prana Studios, 34×118 Holdings, in a deal valued at $17.8 million.
Al Jazeera's children's channel JCC unveils JeemTV, a lifestyle entertainment media platform for Arab children of the 21st century.
Henson Independent Properties, The Jim Henson Company’s third party media distribution and consumer products banner, acquires YouTube sensation “I Love Egg” from Korea’s D&H Inc.
Two weeks after reports that troubled VFX studio Rhythm & Hues would be establishing operations in Taiwan, the company courts new employees for its facility in the city of Kaohsiung.
“DreamWorks Dragons: Riders of Berk” lands in Sri Lanka with the arrival of children’s channels Cartoon Network and POGO.
Bankrupt visual effects company Rhythm & Hues finds a stalking horse bidder in South Korean Media company JS Communications Co. Ltd.
Child-friendly Silkworm and faithful pet Woofy are set to charm kids with new series to be distributed by Neptuno Films.
HIT Entertainment announces sales of their pre-school properties “Mike the Knight,” “Thomas & Friends,” and “Fireman Sam” in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.
One of Mumbai’s largest animation studios orders 2,000 licenses for its short and feature film work.
Wizart closes sales for its 3D-animated film, “The Snow Queen,” across multiple territories, including South Korea, Indonesia, Brazil, Israel, the Middle East, Baltic States and Ukraine.
European distributor Alphanim finalizes deals with Disney XD Latin America and Disney Southeast Asia for its highly successful animated series “Dude, That’s My Ghost!”
The company that creates mythological and superhero characters for the Indian youth market hopes to produce future hit franchises.
Celebrated Japanese animation studio announces two films slated for a summer 2013 release: Hayao Miyazaki ‘s “Kaze Tachinu” and Isao Takahata's “Kaguya-hime no Monogatari.”