Geographical Region: Asia

Headline News Where’s Wally? Unveils International Licensing Program For 25th Anniversary

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.

Headline News SIGGRAPH Asia Releases Sneak Preview of 2011 Event

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.

Headline News PipelineFX to Exhibit at Siggraph ASIA 2011

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 11:29am

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.

Headline News HIT Ent. Bolsters Asia TV Presence With Sales To CCTV & EBS

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 9:29am

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.

Headline News Hasbro Studios Expands Into Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at 12:29pm

Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), today announced its launch into Asia after reaching new deals with leading broadcasters in Singapore, Hong Kong and South Korea.

Headline News DreamWorks to Bring Kung Fu Panda Films to China's Youku.com

Youku.com, Inc. (NYSE:YOKU - News), China's leading internet television company, and DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (NASDAQ:DWA - News) announced today that they have entered into a first-of-its-kind online distribution agreement for rights to the DreamWorks Animation KungFu Panda franchise films in Mainland China.

Headline News IMAX Expands Partnership in China With Four-Theatre Deal

IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Jiangsu Eudemonia Blue Ocean Cinema Development Co., Ltd. (Blue Ocean) today announced an agreement to install four new digital IMAX theatre systems in the People's Republic of China.

Headline News SIGGRAPH Asia Reveals Featured Speakers

Introducing two notable academic and industry heavyweights as our Featured Speakers at the SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 conference in Hong Kong – Ken Perlin, Professor in the Department of Computer Science at New York University, and Bill Buxton, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research - both of whom will share their expertise with the conference attendees.

Headline News Legendary East Gets $220.5M in Funding

Leading global media company Legendary Entertainment ("Legendary") and Hong Kong-listed Paul Y. Engineering Group Limited ("PYE") (HKSE stock code: 577), today announced PYE as a potential new investor in Hong Kong-based joint venture, Legendary East Ltd. ("Legendary East").

Headline News China's Flying Swords of Dragon Gate Gets IMAX 3D Release

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 digitally re-mastered into the IMAX 3D format and released to IMAX theatres in China day-and-date in December 2011.

Headline News Image Metrics Partners With Motion Technologies For Asian Market

Leading facial animation technology provider Image Metrics Inc. (OTCBB: IMGX) and 3D motion capture pioneer Motion Technologies, Inc. today announced a new partnership that will provide complete 3D performance-driven content for professionals operating in film, gaming, television and commerce in the Asian Pacific Markets.

Headline News Deathly Hallows - Part 2 Coming Aug. 4th to IMAX Theatres in China

IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2: An IMAX 3D Experience, the final installment of the blockbuster film series based on the beloved books by J.K. Rowling, will be released nationwide in China, including on 26 IMAX screens, day-and-date on Thursday, August 4.

Headline News Transformers 3 to Open in IMAX Theatres in China

IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), and Paramount Pictures announced today that Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the highly anticipated third film in the blockbuster Transformers franchise, will be released in China day-and-date in the immersive IMAX 3D format on Thursday, July 21, on 31 IMAX screens.

Headline News Korea's CJ Ent. to Release Sector 7 in IMAX 3D

IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX), and CJ Entertainment, a leading Korean film production and distribution company, today announced that the highly anticipated underwater action thriller, Sector 7, will be digitally re-mastered into the IMAX 3D format and released to IMAX theatres in Korea day-and-date on Aug. 4.

Headline News Cartoon Network, MDA Announce SNAPTOONS In Singapore

Cartoon Network today announced a joint agreement with Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA) to launch SNAPTOONS (Short New Asia Pacific Cartoons), an initiative that calls for creative pitches for original series from professional and budding animators.

Headline News IMAX Signs Deals for Three New Theatre Systems

On the heels of continued Russian box office strength, IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today announced that it has signed agreements with two new exhibitor partners in Russia, Kinomax and MORI Cinema, to open a combined total of four new digital IMAX theatres within new multiplexes.

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