Toei Animation announced that it has appointed Iriya Azuma Director, Global Licensing Business Department.
Geographical Region: Asia
Longtime Toei Animation executive Hiroyuki Kinoshita is named CEO of Toei Animation Enterprises, and COO of Toei Animation Inc. and Toei Animation Europe.
The Hong Kong Animator Filmmaker Society will celebrate 60 years of Hong Kong Animation with a full schedule of exhibits and events at the 2012 edition of the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART).
Right Stuf has launched 5 Points Pictures, a new division with a focus on the distribution of eclectic live-action programming.
Leading kids’ and family entertainment specialist CAKE has today announced the appointment of Helen Blayney as VP of International Sales, alongside two internal promotions within the sales team.
Production company Digital Frontier used thinkingParticles, one of the flagship VFX products developed by cebas Visual Technology, to create the visual effects for Japan’s 3D computer-animated CG film, “TEKKEN Blood Vengeance 3D.”
iPi Soft, LLC, announced that iPi Motion Capture Version 2.0 -- the next generation in the company’s scalable line of markerless motion capture technology -- is scheduled for availability in Spring 2012.
The deadline for submissions to Hiroshima 2012, the 14th International Animation Festival in Japan, is April 1, 2012.
Classic Media announced that it has inked a range of new deals across the Asia-Pacific region, placing over 1,200 hours of programming with Free & Pay TV and Home Entertainment partners, as well as increasing the catalogue’s presence on IPTV platforms.
Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific today announced plans for the world’s first Cartoon Network-themed waterpark, to be located in idyllic Bang Saray, near Pattaya, on the East Coast of Thailand.
Animated series Chuck Chicken, a co-production between Neptuno Films, Animasia and Agogo, has been acquired for the Indian sub-continent by Nickelodeon India.
Viacom International Media Networks Asia, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB) today announced Nick Jr.’s launch in Thailand through GMM Grammy, the country’s largest entertainment and media conglomerate group.
Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific has appointed 19-year industry veteran Glen Bartlett as its creative director.
Toei Animation is celebrating the 25th year of its perennial series, Saint Seiya, by introducing a brand new television series to global buyers this spring.
Rango, recognized with awards in four categories, is the night's most honored project A surprise appearance by Martin Scorsese is one of evening's highlights.
CCTV ANIMATION, INC., along with production partners Dalian Tsanghao Digital Technology Co., Foxfield Entertainment, and Studio CHOPS, announce the production of Mr. Dragon’s Park, a 26-episode preschool series already in production for delivery in early 2013.
Sony’s deputy president Kazuo Hirai will succeed Howard Stringer as president and CEO of Sony Corp. effective April 1.
The date for the 12th Japanese Film Festival Nippon Connection in Frankfurt am Main is set: From May 2-6, 2012, the biggest festival for Japanese cinema worldwide will once more present more than 100 of the latest Japanese short and feature films.
Top Japanese distributor Toho is entering a joint venture called My Theater D.D., which will stream its films on the Web, reports Variety.
Digital Domain Media Group, Inc. (NYSE: DDMG), a leading digital production company focused on visual effects, original content animation and major studio co-productions, today launched its expansion into the high growth China film market with the announcement of the company's first strategic partnership in China.