Nickelodeon has acquired the Winx Club TV rights for the U.S. and the pay-TV rights for Latin America, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Benelux.
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THE WARLORDS director Peter Chan Ho-sun is making his first martial arts flick tilted WU XIA, reports VARIETY.
Riding high on the wave of digital cinema, Hong Place Vision is the biggest rental company of RED Digital Cinema cameras in Beijing, and has built a post-production studio to meet the demand for the rapidly rising number of digital film and TV productions in China.
In order to promote the animation industry, approved by the Xiamen City Government, hosted by the Xiamen Municipal Government, organized by Organizing committee of 2010 Xiamen International animation festival, the 2010 Xiamen International animation festival will be held in the city of Xiamen from November 4th-7th, 2010.
Toei Animation, Inc. announced a TV broadcast licensing agreement with Turner Entertainment Networks Asia, Inc. today, to air 49 episodes of the Pretty Cure series, which is set to premiere later this year on Cartoon Network in Australia and New Zealand.
Feng Xiaogang's AFTERSHOCK has become the highest grossing Chinese film in the country's history, reports VARIETY.
DQE, a leading animation, gaming, live action entertainment production and distribution company, today announces that the Group has signed a co finance and production agreement with Nick India, India's fastest growing kids channel and a part of Viacom 18 Media Pvt Ltd, to produce a local animated series for children.
Toei Animation, Inc. has licensed the animated TV series, Ghost Sweeper Mikami to Sentai Holdings, LLC.
Saban Brands has hired MarVista Ent. to rep the POWER RANGERS brand to the international market, reports VARIETY.
Building on a year of unprecedented international network growth, IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX: IMX) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Guangzhou Jinyi Film & Television Group, Co., Ltd., a leading entertainment developer and exhibitor in China, to open eight IMAX theatres in China.
Australia-based Omnilab Media has teamed with U.S.-based Backyard Animated Pictures to launch Oktobor Animation in Auckland, New Zealand, reports VARIETY.
The deadline for submissions to SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 Seoul: Computer Animation Festival is fast approaching.
Nickelodeon will be introducing additional Indian animation and live-action programming to its Indian channel, reports VARIETY.
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, continues to generate tremendous momentum for its popular BLEACH series with the announcement that English-subtitled episodes from the most current story arc will begin streaming for free in the U.S. via the company’s premier website for anime, VIZAnime.com.
Leading family entertainment producer and distributor Chorion is expanding its growing global franchise for hit properties Mr. Men and Little Miss and Noddy by appointing Dream Theatre as its agent for the Indian subcontinent.
Tokyo Disneyland has said it will launch a new 3-D Mickey Mouse attraction on January 24th, reports VARIETY.
The Foundry, a leading developer of visual effects software whose products have been used to make globally acclaimed movies such as Avatar and Robin Hood, is pleased to announce that a number of specialist VFX educational centres in Singapore and across Asia are investing heavily in its powerful compositing tools Nuke and NukeX.
The Weinstein Company has secured the North American and South African rights to Chinese martial arts flick, REIGN OF ASSASSINS, starring Michelle Yoeh, reports VARIETY.
In celebration of its 10th anniversary, BATTLE ROYALE will be converted into 3-D and re-released in Japanese theaters in November, reports VARIETY.
Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama and Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao have discussed launching a joint animation festival, reports VARIETY. Hatoyama met with Wen when the prime minister visited Japan. One of the top topics was cultural exchanges. The event would bring Chinese animation to Japan and visa versa in stand alone events.
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IMAX Corporation today announced that the epic action-adventure Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, from hit-making producer Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Mike Newell and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Gemma Arterton, Sir Ben Kingsley and Alfred Molina will open in 53 IMAX theatres internationally, with 20 of those IMAX locations opening this week starting on May 19.