The Xiamen International animation festival (2011) will be held in the city of Xiamen from November 4th-7th.
Geographical Region: Asia
Cartoon Network has acquired the rights to Tianjin North Film Studio's 3-D feature LEGEND OF THE RABBIT, reports Variety.
Cartoon Network is giving kids an unprecedented chance to check if their bodies are hosting nanites – microscopic machines – via a new augmented reality (AR) application created for its awesome new series, Generator Rex.
The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that it has acquired from WE Distribution the distribution rights for the world, outside of Asia and French speaking Europe, to the martial arts, film noir epic DRAGON (WU XIA).
Moonscoop, the worldwide brand management and entertainment company representing properties from some of the leading animation producers across the globe, has signed new deals with worldwide channels for its 3D-animated preschool series SamSam.
Little Airplane has announced that its newest property the short-form animation series ‘Small Potatoes’ will premiere in the UK on CBeebies on Monday 18th April.
VIZ Media has announced that it will serve as an official distribution partner for Aniplex of America’s domestic debut of the BLUE EXORCIT anime series.
After 10 years of negotiation with the Chinese government, Walt Disney Co. will break ground this week on its Shanghai theme park, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Following its closure over the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea are set to reopen in April, reports Variety.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and PVR Cinemas, India's leading cinema brand and operator of the country's top-performing multiplexes, today announced an agreement to install digital IMAX theatre systems in four key locations throughout India.
YU-GI-OH! creators TV Tokyo Corporation and Nihon Ad Systems have filed suit in New York against the anime series' U.S. distributor 4Kids Ent., writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Joymax, a leading online game developer and publisher, announced today the acquisition of popular game developer, IO Entertainment.
Following the announcement yesterday that the Tokyo Anime Fair had been cancelled, now its competitor Anime Contents Expo announced its cancellation as well, reports Variety.
Due to the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, organizers have cancelled the 2011 edition of the Tokyo Anime Fair, reports Variety.
Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo Disney Sea have been shut down due to the 8.8-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Several films have been pulled or delayed from release in Japan as a response to the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit the country on Friday, reports Variety.
Warner Bros. Pictures’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 has become the highest grossing installment in the Harry Potter franchise in international markets.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2011 sees the return of the Art Gallery and Emerging Technologies programs. Also calling for submissions are: Computer Animation Festival, Courses, Technical Papers, Technical Sketches & Posters.
Cookie Jar Ent. has hired John Morris as SVP of TV sales and co-productions for U.K., Benelux, Australia and New Zealand, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
Over its first two days of release in Japan, Nintendo's 3DS has sold 371,326 units, reports Variety.
Imagi International is set to buy Chinese toon producer Toon Express Group for around $130 million, reports Variety.
China's State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) has revealed that animation production in the county rose 28% in 2010, reports Variety.
Well Go USA has bought the North American rights to Jackie Chan's 1911 with plans to release it day-and-date in the States and China, writes The Hollywood Reporter.