Sony’s deputy president Kazuo Hirai will succeed Howard Stringer as president and CEO of Sony Corp. effective April 1.
Geographical Region: Asia
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.
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 released in China, in the immersive IMAX 3D format beginning Thursday, December 15.
Rendering is always the most expensive part of any production. That is why savvy and expanding Chinese 3D animation outsourcing company, Original Force, chose the top full service render farm management company, PipelineFX, and their software, Qube!, to organize and optimize their rapidly growing rendering pipeline.
Leading rights management group Target Entertainment has signed a number of new broadcast deals for Novel Entertainment’s Horrid Henry (156 x 11’) including a prestigious Asian deal following ATF.
DHX Media, a leading international producer and distributor of television programming and interactive content, has signed a raft of deals from its catalogue of kids entertainment with broadcasters in Asia as it prepares to attend this year’s Asia Television Forum.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Cinema 21, Indonesia's largest exhibitor, today announced an agreement to install two digital IMAX® theatres in Jakarta.
Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, in partnership with TOLO TV and LEMAR TV stations, have produced Baghch-e-Simsim, a brand new children’s television series featuring locally produced live action films and the Muppets from Sesame Street, to engage and help educate the young children of Afghanistan.
V&S Entertainment, a leading UK independent children’s media company, has secured a host of new international deals for its best-selling HD CGI pre-school animated series Everything’s Rosie, it was announced today by Managing Director Vickie Corner.
After opening over the weekend in India, THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN had the largest opening weekend for an animated feature in the country's history, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
Ra.One has become a superhero movie of global proportions that is attracting international audiences and breaking box office records across India.
Cartoon Network, the leading kids’ entertainment channel in Asia, today announced its new dedicated HD channel, the first amongst kids’ broadcasters in the region.
Further to Ken Perlin and Bill Buxton, SIGGRAPH Asia has announced that Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Raymond Zibach will complement the Featured Speakers program at SIGGRAPH Asia 2011.
Following the recent announcement of the Where’s Wally? UK licensing program, Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, today unveils the launch of an international licensing program for the iconic brand.
At SIGGRAPH Asia, our programs are platforms for presenting the most innovative research and applications in graphics and interactive techniques, technologically-mediated artwork, new technologies, computer-generated animation, and visual effects.
PipelineFX, makers of Qube! - the leading render farm management software for digital media creation, announced today their presence at Siggraph ASIA 2011 in Hong Kong December 13-15, 2011 in booth # D14.
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.
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.