Geographical Region: Asia

Headline News Nick Jr. Launches in Thailand

Viacom International Media Networks Asia, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB) today announced Nick Jr.’s launch in Thailand through GMM Grammy, the country’s largest entertainment and media conglomerate group.

Headline News Mr. Dragon’s Park to Premiere Early 2013

CCTV ANIMATION, INC., along with production partners Dalian Tsanghao Digital Technology Co., Foxfield Entertainment, and Studio CHOPS, announce the production of Mr. Dragon’s Park, a 26-episode preschool series already in production for delivery in early 2013.

Headline News Date for Nippon Connection Festival 2012 Announced

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.

Headline News Toho to Start Streaming Service in Japan

Top Japanese distributor Toho is entering a joint venture called My Theater D.D., which will stream its films on the Web, reports Variety.

Headline News Digital Domain Media Group Announces Joint Venture in China

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 1:10pm

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.

Headline News Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Hits 61 IMAX Theatres in China Dec. 15

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.

Headline News Original Force Accelerates its Render Pipeline with PipelineFX’s Qube

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.

Headline News DHX Media Goes On Asian Selling Spree

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.

Headline News Sesame Street To Debut In Afghanistan

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.

Headline News Everything’s Rosie Packs Bags For New Global Destinations

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.

Headline News SIGGRAPH Asia 2011: Bakery Relight - ‘A New Approach to Lighting’

The Bakery (www.bakery3D.com), the 3D computer graphics software company, will be hosting an in-depth Tech Talk on Bakery Relight on day one of this year’s SIGGRAPH Asia show.

Headline News Tintin Marks Biggest Animation Opening in India

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.

Headline News Cartoon Network Set to Roll Out First Regional HD Kids’ Channel in Asia

Cartoon Network, the leading kids’ entertainment channel in Asia, today announced its new dedicated HD channel, the first amongst kids’ broadcasters in the region.

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