Mip Junior 2014: An opportunity for Indian animation
7:26 pm PDT 29/07/2014 By Niyati Handa

Indian animation studios have understood over the past decade or so: if you want to build your business you have to be at Mipcom, MipTV and MipJunior. For those familiar with MipMarkets, the difference this year is that MipJunior is being held at the extreme end of the famed Cannes croisette -The Palm Beach area, and not at one of the hotels like the Martinez or the Carlton as was the case in the past. Read More

Marvel brings together Iron Man and Captain America in new feature
3:49 pm PDT 29/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel Entertainment has released a new clip from Marvel’s Iron Man and Captain America: Heroes United. Captain America is one of the world’s best fictional superhero. Iron man is one of the most brilliant innovators. Now see what happens when strategy collides with innovation in this new clip Read More

Adult Swim unveils all new – ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’ trailer!
3:41 pm PDT 29/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic-Con goers got an eyeful of the new animated series – Mike Tyson Mysteries. The trailer for the series was unveiled by the Adult Swim.The series incorporates live-action appearances featuring great Mike himself. Read More

We continue to be an under monetised genre to say the least: Krishna Desai
7:00 pm PDT 28/07/2014 By Sidharth Iyer’s Sidharth Iyer recently caught up with Turner International India, executive director & network head – south Asia, Krishna Desai and got the honcho to spill the beans on turning ten at Turner, the core brand proposition of both CN and Pogo, importance of home grown IPs and much more. Read More

HopMotion Animation releases its second webisode of ‘Modern Activity’
2:30 pm PDT 26/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Savio Miranda and the odd bunch of fifth graders are against everything PG 13. This time the scoundrels are looking to get into some serious R rated trouble, when they bunk class and leave to crash adult star Bobby Leone’s photoshoot. But following them is their Hindi Professor Mr. Tripathi, he is a man on a mission and is hell bent on busting the boys. Read More

ZICA Ranchi releases trailer of its sci-fi feature film ‘The Black Era’
1:30 pm PDT 25/07/2014 By Sidharth Iyer

The team is currently in the production stage and has already completed most of the preliminary work. The project began in early June and is expected to be completed by end of August. Most of the film is being made using Maya, DAZ3D, Nuke and After Effects. The film will be using real footages of the Dhanbad coal mine fire and complimented with CGI and 3D animation as well. Read More

Echo Bridge Pictures introduce ‘Mike & Wayne’ in a new short
12:15 pm PDT 25/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Dumbasses, knuckleheads, idiots … Mike & Wayne, the titular characters of a new short film by Echo Bridge Pictures, are not the sharpest knives in the proverbial drawer. Their mission is simple: get rich quick by robbin’ and stealin’. Read More

Deki and Aardman Animations collaborate for a novel cause
12:00 pm PDT 25/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

This film has been written to tell a unique story in a way that provokes action and will inspire positive change. In creating animated content Deki emotionally engages the viewer, as well as presents evidence of the effect a loan can have. The film is written and animated by Lucy Izzard for Aardman and aims to connect with a large range of people from all ages and backgrounds. Read More

Nick pulls a fast one on competition in wk 29 of TAM ratings, leads with 201 TVTs
2:00 pm PDT 24/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The team at Nickelodeon would certainly be in seventh heaven this week as the channel has clearly left the rest of the pack dumbstruck. Nick has garnered 201 TVTs (as against 210 in wk 28) this week riding on the popularity of its character Ninja Hattori among other tent poles as well. Turner’s mainstay Cartoon Network shed 32 TVTs this week to come in second with 193 TVTs (225). Read More

Realworks Studios India pays tribute to Rajnikanth with ‘Ranadheeran’
1:00 pm PDT 24/07/2014 By Sidharth Iyer

At a point when everyone is lamenting on the huge operational capital required for creating animation in today’s day and age, Realworks just proves that all it takes is hard work, dedication, a creative vision and low-cost open source software. Read More