Digital Media

Twitter to end engineering operations at its development centre in Bengaluru
2:00 pm PDT 20/09/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

While the news of Twitter expanding its tweet’s character limits is doing rounds everywhere, some employees at Twitter India’s Bengaluru office are not as fortunate, it seems. Twitter has announced that they will be ceasing their engineering operations at its Bengaluru development centre, the second of its kind for the company out of USA. The layoff which comes as a part of “normal business review” by the social networking giant will reportedly be affecting around 20 individuals, however the company … Read More

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HBO and Cinemax set to venture into PlayStation Vue
1:00 pm PDT 16/09/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

In an age where cable service providers are being replaced by live television through online streaming services, the already existing big players of the industry are walking that extra mile to leverage on the ongoing trend. Sony for one has been trying to make amendments to provide replacements of cable networks and fill it up with online streaming services on their devices. The company’s online streaming, live TV service, PlayStation Vue will soon be hosting HBO and Cinemax. Each one … Read More

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Celestial Tiger Entertainment Launches ‘Miao Mi’ in Singapore
3:30 pm PDT 31/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, announced today the launch of CTE’s kids channel ‘Miao Mi’ in Singapore on Mediacorp’s OTT service, Toggle, and Singtel TV’s new OTT service, Cast. Miao Mi, the Mandarin edutainment channel created for preschool kids across Asia, is now available on Toggle’s Prime pack, and will be launched on Cast’s Kids pack starting 1 September. Singapore is the second market for Miao Mi, following its … Read More

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DreamWorksTV set to launch a new cartoon ‘Get My Goat’
11:00 am PDT 31/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

DreamWorksTV is set to launch a brand new animated series in September. The online video destination will launch the animated comedy series titled Get My Goat. The series follows the tail of a dimwitted Gold Fang who is one hungry wolf who won’t be satisfied until he can sink his teeth into oh-so-juicy Billy the Goat. There’s only one problem – Billy’s best bud is Dutch, a clever herding dog who protects his flock of one against all of Gold … Read More

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Hungama Play announces version 2.0; offers over 23000 hours of video content
5:00 pm PDT 17/08/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Hungama Play, India’s leading VoD service, announced the biggest content expansion and feature upgrade with its version 2.0. With the upgrade, Hungama Play aims to enhance consumer experiences with an addition of over 7000 hours of video content along with new and exciting features such as download manager and swipe gesture controlled media player. Besides the vast movie library of over 8000 titles, Hungama Play 2.0 launches new sections including television, music videos, kids, short movies as well as live … Read More

Digital content specialists outline the future of India’s digital economy at FICCI Knowledge series 2016′
2:00 pm PDT 27/07/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

On 27 July, 2016, senior executives from the India’s motion picture and digital industries concluded that accessibility; affordability, quality content and online content protection will be the key drivers to sustain growth in India’s digital economy. ‘Fast Track India: Bolstering Growth in the Digital Content Economy’, a Knowledge Series forum by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI) in association with the Los Angeles India Film Council (LAIFC), assessed the extent to which screen content acts as a key … Read More

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Marvel unveils teasers of Luke Cage, Iron Fist, The Defenders at SDCC 2016
10:30 am PDT 23/07/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Since the debut of Daredevil series on Netflix, there has been a huge fan following and craze for Marvel’s shows. Netflix was taken by storm by the immense positive response it received from viewers not just in North America but across the globe. Daredevil is set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), sharing continuity with the films of the franchise, and is the first in a series of shows that will lead up to The Defenders crossover miniseries. The Defenders … Read More

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DreamWorks Animation and Netflix Confirm Season 2 of ‘Voltron Legendary Defender’
11:30 am PDT 22/07/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Following the well-recieved first season of the Netflix original series from DreamWorks’ ‘Voltron Legendary Defender’, executive producer Joaquim Dos Santos, co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery and writer Tim Hedrick thrilled fans with confirmation of a second season arriving later this year during their San Diego Comic-Con panel Thursday, 21 July. Joined by surprise guest Steven Yeun, who voices Keith the pilot of the red lion, panel attendees were treated to behind-the-scenes stories, the filmmakers’ favorite scenes from season 1 (including that big Pidge reveal) and a sneak peek of what promises to be an epic … Read More

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New animated children’s series ‘Bottersnikes & Gumbles’ set to debut across international territories
10:30 am PDT 20/07/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Bottersnikes & Gumbles, a new award-winning CGI animated series, is set to make its debut across international territories on 19 August over Netflix, the world’s leading internet TV service. 26 episodes will premiere worldwide in 17 languages, with the exception of Australia and the UK, which will launch on Netflix in 2017. Bottersnikes & Gumbles is debuting in the UK on CBBC on 25 July and is also airing in Australia on Seven Network. Bottersnikes & Gumbles follows the adventures of three young Gumbles – Tink, Bounce and … Read More

DWA brings new season of ‘Puss in Boots’ and ‘Tip & Oh’ on Netflix this July
3:00 pm PDT 28/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

DreamWorks Animation will debut their all-new comedy animated series Home: Adventures With Tip & Oh and fans can head back to San Lorenzo with Season 3 of hilarious series The Adventures of Puss in Boots this July only on Netflix. The Adventures of Puss in Boots – Season 3 will air on 15 July on the online streaming service. The world’s most legendary swordfighter, Puss in Boots, swings into action with more of your favourite fun-filled magical adventures in the new … Read More

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90s cult superhero show by Ketan Mehta ‘Captain Vyom’ set to return but this time on digital platform
6:00 pm PDT 21/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The series that had a strong cult following back in 1990s and was ahead of its time, Captain Vyom is going to make a comeback once again! That’s right folks. After making his mark on the small screen, India’s most iconic and first ever science fiction television series on superhero “Captain Vyom” is set to make his way on the digital platforms. The space adventure; the saga of the superhero and his intergalactic super villains stars the heartthrob and India’s … Read More

Humongous Entertainment and Toonbox present a new free ‘Kit^n^Kate’ mobile app and a collection of Apps in North America
5:00 pm PDT 16/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Humongous Entertainment, developer of PC and mobile games for kids and Toonbox a Cyprus based animation studio and developer of children’s media announced two new apps in their Kit^n^Kate brand, including their first free app, Kit^n^Kate “Let’s Build a Snowman” launching today on the iTunes App Store and Google Play. The Kit^n^Kate brand geared towards preschoolers and exclusively distributed via Ankama Animations, is expanding from a children’s TV series to cross-platform media. The new apps feature educational content combined with … Read More