Digital Media

UK govt seeks to protect kids by rating music videos like movies
4:30 am PDT 21/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

While British Prime Minister David Cameron’s broadband filters are doing an admirable job of shielding Britain’s young eyes from adult content, the government reckons it can do more. That’s why, as from October, it’ll treat music videos like movies and begin placing age ratings on them. The Prime Minister announced the new program during a speech recently, noting that the government will work with the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) to “protect children from some of the graphic content in music videos” hosted … Read More


Vuclip partners with Rajshri Entertainment to expand its ‘glocal’ reach
10:45 am PDT 18/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The strategic partnership aims to provide mobile consumers in emerging markets a vast selection of their favourite global and regional content with an unbuffered viewing experience. The tie-up will enable Vuclip viewers to enjoy over 50 of Rajshri’s full-length films like ‘Hum Aapke Hain Kaun’, ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’, ‘Vivah’, ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ as well as classic and popular music videos. Read More


Viacom18 Motion Pictures’ ‘Cineshorts’: Your Big Break to Bollywood
2:00 pm PDT 08/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

In a one of a kind initiative, Viacom18 Motion Pictures (VMP) to give a chance to amateur aspiring filmmakers to make a film and the top five films will be premiered on Pepsi MTV Indies. Read More


Truecaller ties-up with ‘Expendables 3’ to launch all-new online contest
12:00 pm PDT 07/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Starting 8 August, Truecaller would also be running a Twitter contest on Expendables trivia. The contest will run till 22 August. The in-app contest will start 15 August and will continue till 22 August, 2014. The movie releases on 22 August in India. The official hashtag for the campaign will be #TrueExpendable. Read More


WATConsult wins 19 awards at CMO Asia
2:00 pm PDT 05/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The latest was when WATConsult, won 19 awards at the recently held ‘CMO Asia – Social Media & Digital Marketing Excellence Awards’ in Singapore on 31 July 2014. An APAC level award which witnessed participation from 12 countries in the Asian region; the landslide win has made WATConsult, the highest awarded independent digital media agency in India. Read More


WWE Network heading to 170 more countries this month
12:00 pm PDT 01/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

WWE Network will be arriving in 170 new countries this month, on 12 August, including Australia, Hong Kong, Mexico, Singapore, Spain and the Nordic region. In addition to those, WWE revealed its video service is also headed to China, Germany, Japan, India, Italy, Malaysia, Thailand and UAE, but that further details about this won’t be shared until later on. Read More


Vishal Bhardwaj’s finale to his Shakespeare Trilogy ‘Haider’ trailer out
8:38 pm PDT 09/07/2014 By Niyati Handa

Come 2 October, 2014 and the fans of Vishal Bhardwaj’s brand of cinema will be treated with yet another masterpiece in the making – Haider – which also happens to be the last in the trilogy of the filmmaker’s fascination with Shakespearean plays. Read More


Happiness goes online with Alicia Souza
5:46 pm PDT 07/07/2014 By Niyati Handa

With no particular target group, Alicia focuses on providing products to everyone and anyone who wants ‘Happy Things’. Her fastest selling product was the ‘Grateful Calendar’ which was by customers and for the customers! Read More


Disney Interactive’s new web-series ‘Citizen Kid’ spotlights everyday kids doing extraordinary feats
2:23 pm PDT 02/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

During the 18-episode series, viewers will watch children take ordinary activities, like recycling or playing chess, to better the world around them. Disney.com/CitizenKid will feature a new episode every Wednesday, with the first three episodes of Citizen Kid already live. Read More


Google to shutter Orkut on 30 September
12:22 pm PDT 01/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Starting today, it will be impossible for newcomers to create a new Orkut account. Existing users can access the service as normal, however; Google says the three-month period should “give the community time to manage the transition.” Orkut enthusiasts can also export their profile data, community posts and photos using ‘Google Takeout’. Read More


‘Persona 4 the Golden Animation’ debuts 10 July on Hulu
4:33 pm PDT 27/06/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

‘Persona 4 the Golden Animation’ will start streaming on 10 July for Hulu, Crunchyroll, Aniplex and Daisuki. No specific time has been set just yet. Before directing this new anime series, Tomohisa Taguchi worked on the opening and the important parts of specific episodes in the first Persona 4 The Animation series. Read More


Comcast strikes On-Demand deal for ‘Baby Genius’
4:19 pm PDT 27/06/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The deal will have Comcast making all episodes of Baby Genius Nursery Rhymes and Baby Genius Baby Animals series available to Xfinity TV customers to stream online or download through the Xfinity TV Go app and website. The content will also be available for free on Xfinity TV. Read More