First teaser trailer of ‘Big Hero 6’ TV show is cute as the white bot!
6:45 pm PDT 16/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Those viewers who have watched Disney’s Big Hero 6  have not parted with the super cute Baymax and his superhero team. The extremely adorable personal healthcare assistant turned fighting bot will be back on the small screen with its TV show Big Hero 6: The Series. Disney released the first teaser trailer for the show. The 14-second teaser shows Hero and Baymax all suited up to save the world, but not before Baymax is distracted by a butterfly. Oh no…! … Read More

Young Animators International Film Festival will ignite the creative wings on November this year
11:00 am PDT 16/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

YAIFF is organizing the Young Animators International Film Festival in New Delhi (India) in collaboration with India International Center on 10 November 2017.The event will be held in the the C.D. Deshmukh Auditorium, New Delhi with a seating capacity of the 230 persons.On the first day that is November 10, there will be a welcome speech by a child animator, screening of Prince and Princess, a collection of animation films made by Michael Ocelot, British Academy Films Award winners, screening of … Read More

Turner is heavily banking on its brand new shows ‘Tik Tak Tale’ and ‘Oggy’
1:32 pm PDT 14/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The year 2017 so far has been pretty much of a killjoy for those in the TV business with advertisers putting the brakes on spending on pay channels. The kids TV space has been no exception. But Turner International India executive director and amp; network head kids south Asia Krishna Desai is hoping that the category will take a turn for the better come this festive season. Turner is all set to roll out two new shows – the ever … Read More

Tattoo artist creates stop motion videos of his work and they are arresting!
7:00 pm PDT 12/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The culture of getting your skin inked has never gone out of trend; the fad has only increased with people going crazy for the Hawaiian-styled tattoos. While everyone wants a tattoo that no one else has, we hardly come across someone who will do something novel with the art. Breaking this tattooing culture monotony is 29-year-old Canadian tattoo artist Phil Berge. This man creates stop-motion tattoos! Cowabunga stuff! I recreated a part of 1929 Walt Disneys "The Skeleton Dance" with … Read More

Asli Hero with Asli Fun, Asli Oggy returns to Cartoon Network
12:00 pm PDT 12/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The all-new seasons of Oggy and the Cockroaches is ready to return to Cartoon Network.The gentle blue feline is back to battle the pesky cockroaches once again! The real Oggy and the Cockroaches are back, with real fun and action on Cartoon Network! Joey, Dee Dee and Marky are set to make Oggy’s life miserable in fresh new episodes. But the true blue hero is all geared up to challenge their famed survival skills – through battles that have ensued … Read More

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman reveals how the turtles earned their names
12:10 pm PDT 11/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman is out with the latest episode of the Nickelodeon animated series, Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In this exclusive clip it shows how the super cute turtles earned their names in a story telling mode. This episode, ‘Lone Rat & Cubs’, airs on 13 August at 9 a.m. ET/PT on Nickelodeon.

Orka and Purple Turtle partner to launch bean bags and ottomans in India and Middle East
11:00 am PDT 10/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Orka, world’s largest bean bags selling brand has signed a licensing deal with Purple Turtle – India’s popular animated character with a global appeal – to launch an exciting range of designer bean bags, ottomans, wall decal and much more for kids. Young ones in India and Middle East can now enjoy and experience the adorable characters Purple Turtle and colour fairies with Orka’s specially designed bean bags and ottomans. Commenting on the partnership, Orka founder Chandan Kumar said, “Orka the brand was incepted with … Read More

Prodigious kids from Toon Club selected for the Paris International Animation festival 2017
12:20 pm PDT 08/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The Paris International Animation festival 2017 will witness some young artists putting India on the map. These prodigiously talented kids will see their short films competing for the honours for the best contemporary creation. Animation Xpress spoke to Tehzeeb Khurana who is the founder and principal faculty at the Toon Club, Mumbai. It is a pioneering organisation dedicated to teaching children the art of animation. Tell us about the filmmakers who made the films. How old are they? How did they … Read More

‘In a Heartbeat’ captures the essence of love beyond gender norms through the animated lens
4:00 pm PDT 07/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Animation has always surpassed the capabilities of storytelling by exploring the un-done. In a world increasingly gripped by chaos, fear and hate, small stories like ‘In a Heartbeat’ flare up some hope. The story revolves around a closeted guy in love with someone from the same gender. While his heart goes after him, he is obviously scared about the fact, what will people say. But as they say the heart wants what it wants, he ends up in a confronting … Read More

Nektons explore the mysterious depths of ocean in brand new season 2 of ‘The Deep’
12:00 pm PDT 07/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

DHX Media, Technicolor and A Stark Production have announced several new international broadcast deals for the CG-animated underwater adventure series, The Deep. Newly signed deals for season two’s 13 half-hour episodes include Universal Kids (U.S.), Nickelodeon (Greece), NRK Super (Norway), YLE (Finland), POP (Italy), Biggs (Portugal), RTBF’s OUFtivi (Belgium), MBC3 (Middle East), Minimax (CEE), KidZone TV (Baltics), Multimania (Russia), Hop! (Israel), SVT (Sweden), TSR (Switzerland), SRC (French Canada) and Zap (Angola and Mozambique). The Deep follows the adventures of the Nekton … Read More

Friendship Day special: Famous animated characters and their best buddies
1:00 pm PDT 05/08/2017 By Sachin Bhat

Friendship Day is just around the corner, but friendship greetings have already started bursting at the seams. It’s the day where we acknowledge that someone special who has stood by us through every thick and thin, tolerated our every antiques, yet never left our side. We have seen the same friendship tales being transcended on our television screens as well. Either in cartoons or movies, while some in the pages of comics and stories. Here are a few of them. … Read More

Highlights from upcoming Netflix Anime Tokyo Slate Event
10:00 am PDT 04/08/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Netflix announced a slate of exciting new anime programming and some new videos in support of upcoming anime programming recently in Tokyo. The announcements includes the following: Cannon Busters Created, directed and executive produced by LeSean Thomas (Children of Ether), the series follows the adventures and exploits of S.A.M, a high-end, royal-class friendship droid who’s joined by a quirky, discarded maintenance robot and a brash, deadly fugitive. Together, the unlikely trio embarks on an unforgettable journey in a fantastic and … Read More