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One Take Media brings hit series ‘Bablu Dablu Ki Froggy Gang’ to entertain
5:00 pm PDT 07/10/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

One Take Media Co. (OTMC) is happy to bring the hit 3D animation series Bablu Dablu Ki Froggy Gang for SAARC countries. The series consists of 104 episodes available in English, Hindi and other languages. The series Bablu Dablu Ki Froggy Gang is so titled for a reason. This new animation comes from the house of Fantawild who has given all the super Hit TV series Bablu Dablu (Bonnie Bears). The series features a frog, a pond and other creatures. … Read More

Walt Disney Animation brings in four directors for four new theatricals 
4:00 pm PDT 02/10/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Walt Disney Animation Studios has brought on board four filmmakers – Carlos Lopez Estrada (Blindspotting) and Suzi Yoonessi (Unlovable, Dear Lemon Lima), along with Disney veterans Josie Trinidad and Marc Smith to work on four original content for the studio. Each of them are developing new animated films for theatrical release. The House of Mouse announced this news as Walt Disney Animation chief creative officer Jennifer Lee (Frozen and Frozen 2) intends to increase the studio’s commitment to diversity and … Read More

Japanese Film Festival 2019 launches with the India Premiere of ‘Weathering with You’
5:00 pm PDT 01/10/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Japanese Film Festival 2019 in India hosted by the Japan Foundation, New Delhi, in partnership with PVR Cinemas, and powered by ENEOS, opened with the screening of “Weathering with You” at PVR Select CITYWALK, New Delhi. The movie will be released pan-India across nearly 25 cities. The highly anticipated and acclaimed anime film is scheduled for a nationwide release on 11 October 2019 by VKAAO- India’s first theatre-on-demand platform backed by BookMyShow and PVR Pictures. The Opening Ceremony of the Festival in Delhi was attended by the widely … Read More

Industry stalwarts Krishna Desai, Joy Bhattacharya and Amber Lall, unite to announce the launch of a creative content powerhouse
7:00 pm PDT 30/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Former Turner International executive director and head kids vertical for south asia Krishna Desai (KD), EndemolShine India former vice president Joy Bhattacharya and Padmaavat second unit director Amber Lall recently announced the launch of their new venture 369 Media & Entertainment. 369 Media & Entertainment is touted to target the potential of unexplored and compelling storytelling in the burgeoning digital medium. Leveraging their diverse industry expertise, KD, Amber and Joy bring a deep consumer centric content creation ethos coupled with strategic … Read More

Cosmos-Maya to launch brand new show ‘Smarty Pants Eric’ at MIPCOM 2019
6:00 pm PDT 30/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Cosmos-Maya has announced to be launching its brand new animated series Smarty-Pants Eric at MIPCOM 2019, showcasing the pilot episode at MIPCOM Junior.  The 52 x 11’ slice-of-life comedy series targeted at four to nine year olds is available in all major languages worldwide. In fact, Cosmos-Maya is already in closing stages of discussions with a leading Pay TV network for broadcast rights to the show in South Asia and South East Asia, yet to be announced. Commenting on the … Read More

Discovery Kids launches ‘Fukrey Boyzzz’ inspired by ‘Fukrey’ franchise
4:00 pm PDT 26/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Dreams can be extremely powerful! And when desi-jugaad is applied to achieve those dreams, it leads to unimaginable chaos! That’s what Discovery Kids’ newest show Fukrey Boyzzz all about which was  officially launched on 25 September. A sneak peek at the animated series was presented at the ‘Kids, Animation and More’ Summit on 30 August, organised by Animation Xpress.  Present at the launch of Fukrey Boyzzz was the lead cast from Excel Entertainment’s movie Fukrey: Richa Chadha, Varun Sharma, Pulkit … Read More

APC Kids secures deals for ‘Kid-E-Cats’ for the UK and Ireland
5:00 pm PDT 25/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

APC Kids, the children’s entertainment division of co-production and distribution company APC Studios has secured a key deal for its international hit series Kid-E-Cats with Sky Kids in the UK and Ireland. Sky has acquired non-exclusive SVOD rights for Kid-E-Cats seasons one and two for the UK and Ireland, with season one being launched on Sky Kids from September 2019 and season two starting in March 2020.  APC Kids managing director Lionel Marty said, “As Kid-E-Cats continues to build its presence and fan-base across Europe, … Read More

Disney drops new ‘Frozen 2’ trailer
1:00 pm PDT 24/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Disney has revealed a new trailer for the Frozen 2 on 23 September and it’s a frosty visual treat, packed with adventure and wow moments. Six years later, Anna (Kristen Bell), Queen Elsa (Idina Menzel), Kristoff (Jonathan Groff) and Olaf (Josh Gad) embark on a mysterious journey to find the origin of Elsa’s powers, which will enable them to save their kingdom, from evil. The two sisters work together to save the proverbial day. Along the way, they must battle … Read More

Paramount Animation reveals its first logo and mascot 
12:30 pm PDT 23/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Eight years since its inception, Paramount Animation has finally revealed a logo and mascot for its television and film productions. The studio released a 20-second clip to show off the new Paramount tags.  Audiences are introduced to meet a character, a tween named Star Skipper who will represent the Paramount Animation brand in film, TV and marketing spots. She appears in a heightened version of the iconic Paramount logo: a snow-capped mountain surrounded by a forest and a serene lake. The character skips … Read More

Discovery Kids partners with Excel entertainment for ‘Fukrey Boyzzz’, inspired by Bollywood franchise ‘Fukrey’
2:30 pm PDT 20/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Discovery Kids is all set to up the ante after the huge success of Little Singham, with the introduction of fun filled animated series Fukrey Boyzzz, based on superhit Bollywood franchise Fukrey and Fukrey Returns. Excel Entertainment’s movie Fukrey was a fun-filled comic caper with quirky characters had captured the imagination of the audiences. Fukery Boyzzz is all set to take the fun and quirk quotient higher with the animated avatars of Hunny, Choocha, Laali and Bholi Punjaban along with … Read More

Dream Theatre wins licensing mandate for ‘Little Singham’
1:30 pm PDT 20/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

India’s foremost licensing and branding representation company, Dream Theatre, has won the mandate for licensing and merchandising for animated kids show Little Singham, which is inspired by the popular film franchise Singham.  Created in collaboration between Discovery Kids, Reliance Animation & Rohit Shetty Picturez, Little Singham, was launched in summer 2018. It soon became one of the most popular shows in a very short span of time and helped propel Discovery Kids ratings, making it the fastest-growing channel in the … Read More

‘Noah’s Ark – A Musical Adventure’ is the first 3D animated co-production between Brazil and India
11:30 am PDT 20/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Noah’s Ark– A Musical Adventure, a co-production among Walter Salles’ Video Filmes and Caio and Fabiano Gullane’s production company Gullane, has signed with Indian animation studio Symbiosys Technologies, headed by CEO Naresh Kumar with studios in Visakhapatnam and Hyderabad, India. The co-production is the first Brazilian/ Indian co-production of a 3D animated feature film. The deal between the parties was brokered by Cinema Management Group (CMG), the film’s sales agent on behalf of Gullane and Symbiosys Technologies following four months … Read More