Geographical Region: Australia
Chocolate Liberation Front announces new global deals for “The Adventures for Figaro Pho” and the release of an app based on the show for iOS and Android devices.
Iloura uses VFX to help recreate a war-torn Japan during World War II for Krasnoff/Foster Entertainment’s “Emperor.”
HIT Entertainment announces sales of their pre-school properties “Mike the Knight,” “Thomas & Friends,” and “Fireman Sam” in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.
Saban’s new animated preschool series inspired by the Paul Frank family of characters will air on Nick Jr. in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand in 2013.
“Vic the Viking,” the 78 x 11 minute Australian/French animated co-production between ASE Studios Pty Limited and Studio 100 Animation in association with Flying Bark Productions, has been commissioned by ABC TV in Australia.
Park Road Post taps the power of SGO’s Mistika for the DI workflow for Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.”
ThorstenCoo Productions creates a whimsical and vibrant music video for “Giving Me a Chance” from indie pop artist Gotye.
The Clipster DI workstation is employed by Park Road Productions, the post production company for Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit.”
Hasbro Studios strikes production deal for second season of “Rescue Bots” with Malaysia’s Vision Animation and Australia’s Moody Street Kids.
Top visual effects producer Eileen Moran, who worked on such films as “Avatar” and “The Hobbit” dies in New Zealand.
Digital Pulse partners with Mosaic Films to produce the latest television commercial for online betting agency Centrebet.
Animal Logic announces it has taken out the country’s top entertainment and arts export honours at the 50th Australian Export Awards National Ceremony.
Flying Bark Productions announces the first animated theatrical release of international hit property, “Maya the Bee.”
Fuel VFX announces it’s highly experienced front line of producers leading the combined Fuel and Animal Logic advertising post production team.
Ambience Entertainment celebrates the release of The Adventures of Figaro Pho, a 13 x 30-minute animated television series that debuts on ABC3.
Animal Logic CEO, Zareh Nalbandian announced that Animal Logic had accepted one of the Export Awards top honours at its annual NSW Export Awards event.
Studio Ghibli’s “From Up On Poppy Hill” is nominated for a 2012 Asia Pacific Screen Award for best animated feature film.
“Butterflies,” a new stop-motion animation by Australian director Isabel Peppard, is selected to screen in competition at the 2012 Sitges Fantastic Film Festival in Spain.