HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading independent children’s entertainment producers and rights-owners, today announced two significant broadcast deals serving to further the presence of popular preschool brands ‘Thomas & Friends’, ‘Bob the Builder’ and ‘Barney’ in two key Asian markets – China and Korea.
Geographical Region: Asia
Kadokawa Pictures has announced that it will release Hiroyuki Okiura seven-years-in the-making A LETTER TO MOMO in 300 screens across Japan during the spring holiday of Golden Week, reports Variety.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced the appointment of Jiande Chen as Chief Executive Officer of IMAX China, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IMAX Corporation.
Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), today announced its launch into Asia after reaching new deals with leading broadcasters in Singapore, Hong Kong and South Korea.
Andrew Lau (INFERNAL AFFAIRS) has started production on THE GUILLOTINES, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Yoram Gross’ films will represent Australian animation at the Chitrakatha’11 international festival in India, from October 19 to 23.
Youku.com, Inc. (NYSE:YOKU - News), China's leading internet television company, and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NASDAQ:DWA - News) announced today that they have entered into a first-of-its-kind online distribution agreement for rights to the DreamWorks Animation KungFu Panda franchise films in Mainland China.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Jiangsu Eudemonia Blue Ocean Cinema Development Co., Ltd. (Blue Ocean) today announced an agreement to install four new digital IMAX theatre systems in the People's Republic of China.
Introducing two notable academic and industry heavyweights as our Featured Speakers at the SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 conference in Hong Kong – Ken Perlin, Professor in the Department of Computer Science at New York University, and Bill Buxton, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research - both of whom will share their expertise with the conference attendees.
Leading global media company Legendary Entertainment ("Legendary") and Hong Kong-listed Paul Y. Engineering Group Limited ("PYE") (HKSE stock code: 577), today announced PYE as a potential new investor in Hong Kong-based joint venture, Legendary East Ltd. ("Legendary East").
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Bona Film Group (Nasdaq:BONA), a leading film distributor in China, today announced that the 3D martial arts motion picture Flying Swords of Dragon Gate will be digitally re-mastered into the IMAX 3D format and released to IMAX theatres in China day-and-date in December 2011.
Leading facial animation technology provider Image Metrics Inc. (OTCBB: IMGX) and 3D motion capture pioneer Motion Technologies, Inc. today announced a new partnership that will provide complete 3D performance-driven content for professionals operating in film, gaming, television and commerce in the Asian Pacific Markets.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2: An IMAX 3D Experience, the final installment of the blockbuster film series based on the beloved books by J.K. Rowling, will be released nationwide in China, including on 26 IMAX screens, day-and-date on Thursday, August 4.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), and Paramount Pictures announced today that Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the highly anticipated third film in the blockbuster Transformers franchise, will be released in China day-and-date in the immersive IMAX 3D format on Thursday, July 21, on 31 IMAX screens.
Zoobabu, the new series from BRB Internacional in 3D stereoscopic, has just signed the first agreements that will take its fun-filled guessing programs to kids practically the world over.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), and CJ Entertainment, a leading Korean film production and distribution company, today announced that the highly anticipated underwater action thriller, Sector 7, will be digitally re-mastered into the IMAX 3D format and released to IMAX theatres in Korea day-and-date on Aug. 4.
Cartoon Network today announced a joint agreement with Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA) to launch SNAPTOONS (Short New Asia Pacific Cartoons), an initiative that calls for creative pitches for original series from professional and budding animators.
On the heels of continued Russian box office strength, IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that it has signed agreements with two new exhibitor partners in Russia, Kinomax and MORI Cinema, to open a combined total of four new digital IMAX theatres within new multiplexes.
Leading kids’ entertainment specialist, CAKE has bolstered its relationship with The Walt Disney Company’s television group following strong sales of two key programmes to Disney Channels.
SIGGRAPH Asia has announced the addition of a new program to our list of top-notch conference programs, the Symposium on Apps.
Warner Entertainment Japan is wrapping up its first original anime series for the Japanese market, reports Variety.
Continuing the prolific global expansion of its flagship multiplatform property, POCOYO, Zinkia Entertainment has secured a number of new licensing partners for the popular children’s brand across Asia and Latin America.