Geographical Region: Asia

Headline News 'Iron Man 3' Production Heads to China

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 12:32pm

In a move sure to raise eyebrows on the heels of the recent announcement of Disney’s Chinese animation partnership, the studio yesterday announced that they would be co-producing the upcoming Iron Man 3 feature in China.

Headline News Monster Entertainment Inks Discovery Deals at MIP

Discovery Networks International has just acquired Monster Entertainment’s second in-house production at MIP, pre-school series "I’m a Creepy Crawly" for its Central/ South Asian, India and Pacific Rim territories.

Headline News DreamWorks Studios Gets New Finance Deal

DreamWorks Studios, the film boutique founded four years ago by Steven Spielberg and Stacey Snider, got a new lease on life as Reliance Entertainment agreed in principle to continue financing the company.

Blogs Images Show Extensive No. Korean Preparations for Doctor Who Convention

Recent satellite images of a North Korean military complex show what appear to be rows of Tardises lined up next to a flatbed truck filled with Daleks, alongside other evidence of extensive and accelerated preparations for what Defense Dept. officials are calling a Doctor Who Convention.

Headline News ASSIMILATE Offers New SCRATCH Lab Certification Program

ASSIMILATE announced that it has launched a worldwide professional training and certification program for SCRATCH Lab via selected ASSIMILATE Authorized Training Partners.

Headline News Kidobi Licenses 'ABC Monsters' for Online Distribution

Animasia Studios and Kidobi today announced that the Malaysia-based animation studio has granted digital preschool platform Kdiobi SVoD rights for the animated preschool series ABC Monsters.

Headline News Pixomondo Drives 'Faster Than Disaster' Spot For MINI China

Pixomondo joined forces with Chinese advertising agency Interone Beijing (a BBDO agency) to create the latest viral spot, "Faster Than Disaster," for MINI China.

Headline News Distribution360 Licenses 'Olive the Ostrich' to Nickelodeon Int'l

Distribution360 announced a multi-territory deal for the Blue-Zoo-produced preschool series "Olive the Ostrich" to air on Nick Jr. Channels across Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

Headline News CN Asia Pacific, Xilam to Co-Produce 'Oggy and the Cockroaches'

Cartoon Network Asia Pacific has entered into an exclusive co-production agreement with leading French animation studio, Xilam, to create season four of the hit animated comedy series: Oggy and the Cockroaches.

Headline News Jim Henson Company to Make 3D 'Sid The Science Kid ' Feature

Henson’s first CGI animated movie in 3D marks new collaboration with co-production partners in China and will be available to international buyers at MIPTV 2012.

Headline News HKAFS Celebrates 60 Years of Hong Kong Animation

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).

Headline News CAKE Appoints Helen Blayney VP International Sales

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.

Headline News Digital Frontier Employs cebas on ‘Tekken’

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.”

Headline News iPi Soft Set To Unveil iPi Motion Capture Version 2.0

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.

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