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Imax Headline News

IMAX and PVR Cinemas Sign Four-Theatre Deal in India

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.

India Headline News

Cartoon Network To Expand Online Games in India

Turner International India announced an exclusive partnership with Zapak Digital Entertainment to market and distribute Cartoon Network’s most popular Multiplayer Online Games (MOGs), including the launch of Ben 10 Omniverse: Rise of the Heroes (www.ben10.net) and a brand new version of the hugely popular game, Toon Football (www.toonfootball.com).

Entertainment Headline News

India's Vensat Launches U.S. Film / TV Production Services Company

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at 11:41am

In an aggressive launch establishing a significant presence in the U.S. entertainment market for animation, visual effects, and 2D-to-3D conversion services, India’s VenSat Tech Services, Pvt. Ltd. (VenSat) today announced the formation of the media and entertainment company's new U.S. business entity, VenSat America.

Technicolor Headline News

Paprikaas Is Now Technicolor India

Technicolor (Euronext Paris 18453; NYSE: TCH), in line with its corporate rebranding efforts, and as a follow-up to its recent purchase of 100% ownership of Paprikaas, announced today that it has rebranded its Paprikaas animation studio to Technicolor India.

Films Headline News

Anifest India 2009

Anifest India 2009Mumbai, Maharashtra, IndiaAugust 13-16, 2009Deadline: July 31, 2009

The largest annual international animation festival held in India. Competitive categories for animation shorts. 1. Student Films 2. Independent professional films 3. Commissioned films 4. Films made by teachers/trainers.

Pre-selection jury of professional animators select films for screening and voting by the audience at a live session during the festival. No entry fee. DVD format only, duration in all categories should be under 10 mins.

Channel Headline News

BabyTV Launches in India

BabyTV has extending its reach over South Asia by launching on Sun Direct, the fastest growing DTH platform in India with more than three million subscribers.

The channel is available on the basic bouquet along with other Fox channels including Fox TV (FX) and FoxCrime. BabyTV is already available in the region via B Net in the Maldives and Dialog TV in Sri Lanka.

BabyTV is the world's first 24-hour commercial-free channel for infants, toddlers, and their parents, featuring developmental content created in collaboration with childhood experts.

Production Headline News

NVIDIA Spices up Bollywood VFX Creation

Renowned for a rich culture dating back thousands of years, India is building a new cultural legacy-the movie business. Popularly known as Bollywood, the Indian film industry annually releases 1,000 films, approximately 10 times what Hollywood produces each year.

India Headline News

Warner Bros Adds India To Slate

Warner Bros. will make its first animation feature in India, following a deal with director Jyotin Goel and his Goel Screencraft shingle, per VARIETY.

The deal is one of several Indian film deals announced by Time Warner units in the last year. The untitled pic is described by Goel as, "a journey into the lives of birds as they soar over dense jungles and teeming cities, giving them a point of view of the world that is hilariously different from ours."

Animation Events

Acting For Animators In India

By Guest (not verified) | Monday, May 19, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: May 19, 2008

Ed Hooks is holding his first Acting for Animators workshops in India, May 19-23. The host during this trip will be the Image College of Art, Animation and Technology (ICAT) at 153, Santhome High Road, Mylapore Chennai 600004. Telephone: +91 44 - 4273 7755. If any schools or animation studios want to schedule their own private class, please contact Natraj V., Director, Chief Academic Officer at the school, and he will help you set things up. His e-mail address is: natraj@icat.ac.in.

Licensing Headline News

HIT Ent. and Turner Announce Indian Licensing Agreement

Leading independent children's production company HIT Ent. has announced a strategic partnership with Turner Int'l India Pvt. Ltd. extending their existing TV deal to include licensing representation of HIT's popular preschool properties BOB THE BUILDER and THOMAS & FRIENDS. The shows, launched and promoted by Turner's flagship kids' channel Cartoon Network across India, are among the top-rated properties across Indian kids' television networks. The licensing rights include apparel and accessories, stationery, toys and games.

India Events

Film Bazaar India 2007

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, November 24, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: November 24, 2007

NFDC is hosting the Film Bazaar India to help promote Indian cinema. The event will feature a business lounge and co-production market, coinciding with the International Film Festival of India. The Business Lounge will be an interactive platform for prospective buyers and sellers of film rights from India and abroad. At the co-production market, 15 preselected projects drawn from all over India will be presented to all Film Bazaar participants. For more information, visit www.nfdcindia.com/filmbaazar/index.html.

India Events

Broadcast India 2007

By Guest (not verified) | Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: October 30, 2007

The Broadcast India Show is a global megamart for broadcast-related industries featuring everything to do with entertainment, from content creation to its delivery, under one roof. After the success of its 16th consecutive exhibition and symposium, the event is expected to draw more than 22,000 attendees, with more than 400 companies from 31 countries.

Animation Events

Chitrakatha '07

By Guest (not verified) | Thursday, October 25, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: October 25, 2007

Chitrakatha '07 is an international animation film festival that celebrates and encourages original content from India. It invites entries in any format from students around the world who practice animation cinema. The length of the entries can be from ten seconds to ten minutes.

Animation Events

ASIFA India's International Animation Day (IAD) 2007

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, October 21, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: October 21, 2007

ASIFA India is proud to present yet another year of the International Animation Day -- IAD 2007.

This year's IAD celebration will have a twist. Instead of celebrating the occasion on just one day, we plan to take the celebration across the country for a whole week, with multiple sessions in different cities within India. IAD features activities including content screening, workshops and special events led by some of the industry's top names. The high point of these celebrations is the ASIFA India Awards of Excellence, which celebrates the very best in animation across the country.

India Events

India Digital Networks Summit 2007

By Guest (not verified) | Wednesday, October 17, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: October 17, 2007

The India Digital Networks Summit will look into the growing concern over heightened competition, fragmentation and costs in the media sector. In its third year, sponsored by both the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and the Telecom Regulatory Authority in India, the event helps producers navigate regulation, TV channel proliferation and fragmentation, CAS, DTH, broadband, investment, expansion strategies and returns. For more information, visit www.media-partners-asia.com.

India Events

Anifest India 07

By Guest (not verified) | Saturday, May 26, 2007 at 11:00am
Begins: May 26, 2007

The Animation Society of India (TASI) is hosting Anifest India 07. It is for the first time ever in India that an animation education festival is going to take place at the Anifest India 07. Along with the professional sessions that happen every year, this year the event will put more emphasis on animation education. Premiere animation schools and teachers from all over India and even abroad shall come and present their course structure and also showcase some of their best student films.

India Headline News

Sony Pictures Imageworks May Shift Jobs to New Mexico

Sony Pictures Imageworks has proposed moving more than 100 jobs from Culver City to New Mexico if lawmakers approve a state bill next week that would make permanent an existing program providing a combined 25% rebate on taxable production expenses, reports THE LOS ANGELES TIMES.

A proposed 112,000-square-foot digital facility would be housed within the newly opened Albuquerque Studios. The partial relocation would not only reduce the cost of making vfx and 3D animation, but also ease the burden of the Culver City facility that currently operates at full capacity.

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