Ending weeks of speculation, China announced today it will formally relax polygon count restrictions on all CG models.
Geographical Region: Asia
Stardust partners with Cheil Worldwide to create ‘Samsung Galaxy, London Collage,’ a new spot for Samsung.
Cartoon Network Watch and Play has been featured in the “Best of 2013” selection of innovative kids apps by the App Store and iTunes.
Marking the launch of China’s first 3D animated feature, popular animated series Boonie Bears is set to debut on the big screen in January.
Following a massive manhunt, Bangalore authorities apprehend CG compositor mistakenly allowed to leave VFX production studio to take ailing grandmother to doctor.
Although no date has yet been set, Disney’s animated hit Frozen is headed for a theatrical run in China.
French-Belgium co-production Approved For Adoption receives the Grand Prize award for best animation at the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival.
nWave Pictures' new feature-length 3D Film, The House of Magic 3D to enchant audiences this Christmas; two 4D attraction films based on the studio's fifth feature film will be launched in 2014 for theme park and attraction exhibitors worldwide.
DHX Mediainks a swathe of free TV, on-demand and home entertainment deals with broadcasters across Asia for a range of its kids’ programming titles.
The first theatrical trailer is released for Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, a new CG animated feature based on the 1989 book, “Dorothy of Oz,” written by L. Frank Baum’s great-grandson, Roger Stanton Baum.
Singapore-based August Media Holdings sells Season One of its popular preschool animated series, Ella Bella Bingo, to Doha, Qatar-based Al Jazeera Children’s Channel Jeem TV.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 wraps up with an emphasis on virtual and augmented reality; highlights include interactive technologies and education through animation, as well as the latest technologies.
The anime studio's first release since co-founder Hayao Miyazaki's retirement, directed by Isao Takahata, opens in the top spot.
The implosion of Rhythm & Hues continues with reports of massive layoffs at the visual effects company’s Mumbai and Hyderabad facilities.
Stan Lee’s first ever Indian superhero, Chakra: The Invincible, to premiere November 30 on Cartoon Network in India.
A call for entries is made for the 15th International Animation Festival in Japan − HIROSHIMA 2014, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the festival office in 1984.
With their exclusive VFX partnership for Robert Rodriguez's Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For, Prime Focus World becomes the first Indian company to become an exclusive VFX partner for a major Hollywood project.
Animation Magazine announces more 2013 award recipients, including voice-acting legend June Foray, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement-Hall of Fame Award; DreamWorks Animation’s Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco, who will receive this year’s Original Vision Award; and DQ Entertainment Chairman and CEO Tapaas Chakravarti, who will receive the Lifetime Achievement-Hall of Fame Award for his contributions to the growth of the animation industry in India.
Cartoon Network Amazone, the world’s first Cartoon Network waterpark, announces the completion of Humungaslide, a high-speed water coaster based on the Ben 10 alien, Humungousaur.
At a press conference formally confirming director Hayao Miyazaki's retirement, Studio Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki reveals that the studio is at work on a new feature planned for release next summer.
Koju Hoshino, president of Hayao Miyazaki’s production company Studio Ghibli, announces from the Venice Film Festival that the director’s competition title, The Wind Rises, will be his last film.