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Animated short, ‘KPL (Kurukshetra Premier League)’ depicts the Kurukshetra war as a game of cricket!
7:00 pm PDT 09/04/2019 By Sharmindrila Paul

There’s possibly nothing that brings Indians together like cricket and films. Both these genres are like religion and hold a special place in our hearts. When both come together, it’s sure to create a stir, and more so if it’s animated.  Animated films and shorts are still niche in India, but is making its presence felt through some great work being made almost everyday. And KPL (Kurukshetra Premier League) from independent creator of original Indian entertainment, Chikuliba Media, promises to add to this … Read More

Daler Mehndi to sing anthem for ‘Chhota Bheem: Kung Fu Dhamaka’
12:00 pm PDT 09/04/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Chhota Bheem: Kung Fu Dhamaka, which is all set to hit theatres on 10 May, has increased the excitement by roping in singer and king of Punjabi pop Daler Mehndi for a special song. “Chhota Bheem is a huge sensation among kids. I am really thrilled to be singing for him, especially since my five year daughter, Rabaab is a huge fan of him. She has played an integral part in the song preparation and she will also be featuring in the song video. … Read More

Cyber Group Studios and YoBoHo sign a multi production and distribution deal for a brand new animated series
5:30 pm PDT 08/04/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Paris and Los Angeles based producer and distributor Cyber Group Studios and major kids’ content producer and digital media company YoBoHo, have joined forces for a brand new animated series, aimed at toddlers and preschoolers, across digital and traditional media outlets. Cyber Group Studios president and CEO Pierre Sissmann commented, “We are thrilled to partner with one of the world’s most successful kids’ entertainment companies to produce, distribute and manage fantastic content that will be viewed by young people around … Read More

Netflix: Anime Series to look out for
3:00 pm PDT 08/04/2019 By Parth Kaushik

Netflix has gone full monty with their splurge on originals. Investments have run unsparingly into the sphere of anime content which in itself is an ocean of subgenres and caters to several distinct demographics and tastes all across the world. The new obsession with Anime is not without basis as the trend seems to be catching on amongst the viewers. Here is a list we curated for Netflix’s anime series:- Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet The ramifications of the careless … Read More

Cyber Group Studios and Future Today to launch YayToons
5:00 pm PDT 04/04/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Future Today, the multi-platform video distribution company, has entered into a partnership with Paris and Los Angeles based producer and distributor Cyber Group Studios, to launch YayToons, the free app that features fun and safe animated content for children ages three to eight years. Nearly 300 episodes from a multitude of series are available in the U.S. on OTT platforms, including Amazon Fire TV, Roku, and Apple TV, with potential for further expansion in the future to other platforms both … Read More

Make way for ‘Kalari Kids’ – the new kids on the block, on POGO!
4:00 pm PDT 03/04/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

POGO seems to have made great arrangements for kids to make their summer unforgettable. The kids channel is launching a new adventurous show Kalari Kids on 15 April. Kalari Kids, from the house of Green Gold Animation, combines the old-world charm and warmth of India with new-age sassiness and fun! Learning the ancient martial art form – Kalaripayattu – the Kalari Kids reside in the enchanted jungle of Kalaripuram – thick jungle full of magic and secrets, thrilling stunts, action, … Read More

“Politoons are acceptable if they’re dignified and editorially correct”: Paresh Mehta on ‘So Shayari’
7:00 pm PDT 02/04/2019 By Sharmindrila Paul

2019 is going to be an important year for India mostly because of the Loksabha Elections. The political scenario of India is fomenting up with every party taking pot-shots at each other. Even the news channels are not far behind, as we are witnessing quite a number of political cartoons or ‘politoons’ on few leading channels in the country. Though most of them are quite popular, So Shayari on India Today, with its latest episodes have been attracting eyeballs for some … Read More

MGM releases the poster of ‘The Addams Family’
2:00 pm PDT 02/04/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

MGM has released the first poster for its forthcoming animated reboot of The Addams Family, being animated by Cinesite Studios in Vancouver, which is the new name of  Nitrogen Studios, who also produced Sausage Party. Conrad Vernon (Shrek 2, Monsters vs. Aliens, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted) and Greg Tiernan (Thomas & Friends, Day of the Diesels) direct a voice cast, which includes Oscar Isaac as Gomez, Chloë Grace Moretz as Wednesday, Finn Wolfhard as Pugsley, Charlize Theron as Morticia, … Read More

Nickelodeon preaches ‘Pressure ko bolo Bye’ with their global pro-socio initiative ‘Together For Good’
7:00 pm PDT 01/04/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Nickelodeon is back with their global pro-socio initiative ‘Together For Good’ which will raise awareness about the impact of ‘stress’ on children this year. This initiative aims to sensitise kids on the impact of stress on them. The International Journal of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences has cited that nearly two-thirds (63.5 per cent) of the students report of stress are due to academic pressure with no significant differences across gender, age or grade. Understanding these parameters that cause stress amongst … Read More

‘Chhota Bheem: Kung Fu Dhamaka’ trailer and poster launched
4:30 pm PDT 28/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Green Gold Animation, makers of India’s one of the most iconic and popular animation character Chhota Bheem, has revealed the trailer and poster for their upcoming animated feature, Chhota Bheem: Kung Fu Dhamaka. Releasing on 10 May 2019, Kung Fu Dhamaka will find an upgraded, powerful and stylish 3D version of Bheem with killer Kung Fu moves and a great amount of fun as its driving force. Chhota Bheem: Kung Fu Dhamaka is set in China where Bheem and his friends set out on an … Read More

Xilam Animation announces successful financial results for 2018
12:00 pm PDT 28/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Xilam Animation has announced its financial results for the year to 31 December 2018. The results were reviewed by the board of Directors on 26 March 2019 under the chairmanship of Xilam chairman and CEO Marc du Pontavice. Pontavice observed: “Strong growth in Xilam’s profitability in 2018 confirms the relevance of our business model, which is particularly based on increasingly recurrent revenue. The disruption of the broadcast market, particularly in the ‘Kids’ segment, will continue over the next few years and … Read More

Here’s the full list of winners of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2019
11:00 am PDT 26/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards (international) 2019 witnessed a starry affair including Chris Pratt, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, Ellen DeGeneres, Adam Sandler, Robert Downey Jr. and many others, who won the coveted orange blimps on 23 March. Hosted by music mogul DJ Khaled and assisted by Kylie Jenner and the Jonas Brothers, the awards show was broadcast live from USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles, where kids celebrated their favourites in pop culture, television, music, social media and movies. This year’s … Read More