Reliance MediaWorks delivers over 2,500 VFX shots for Rohit Shetty’s ‘Singham Returns’
11:00 am PDT 01/09/2014 By Niyati Handa

What does one get when one of the leading VFX studios in the country comes together with one of India’s most commercially successful directors; well the answer is a roaring success at the Indian box-office in the form of Singham Returns.    As of now the Ajay Devgan and Kareena Kapoor Khan starrer has raked in over Rs 135 crore net at the domestic box office, Singham Returns has already made an entry in the list of top 10 highest-ever … Read More

Reading between the lines with ACK Media
10:00 am PDT 23/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

India’s leading entertainment and education company ACK Media, established in 2006, includes some of India’s most-loved brands for young audiences like Amar Chitra Katha, Tinkle and Karadi Tales. The well-known and much-loved Suppandi and Shikari Shambhu characters are also a part of the ACK family. It develops products for multiple platforms that include print, home video, broadcast television, films, mobile and online services. Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle, which were created by Anant Pai in the year 1967, found a … Read More

Talking Tales with Tinkle Comics
5:00 am PDT 21/08/2014 By Niyati Handa

It’s India’s first English-language comic book for children, and has won hearts of millions. It is a comic book that has played an integral part of the growing up years of most children in India over the last three decades. We are sure, by now everyone must have guessed which comic we are talking about, it’s the one and only – Tinkle: Where learning meets fun. It is a magazine which was published in the year 1980 by Anant Pai, … Read More

Only a good story, the timing and the humor can decide the success of a film: Bruno Bozzetto
4:30 pm PDT 12/08/2014 By Niyati Handa

An Italian cartoon animator,who created his first animated short Tapum! the weapons’ story in 1958 at the age of 20. His short animated feature ‘Grasshoppers’ (Cavallette), was a nominee for the Best Animated Short Oscar in the year 1990. This person is none other than Bruno Bozzetto, who is mainly know for his movies having a political or a satirical undercurrent. Read More

On the fast track with Motion Makers
1:30 pm PDT 06/08/2014 By Niyati Handa’s Niyati Handa recently caught up with Motion Makers’ directors- Rituraj Sethia and Vipul Valvi who spoke at length on the kind of work they carry out, their future projects and their take on the current state of the animation and VFX industry in India. Read More

Invisible Rabbit makes dreams visible
3:15 pm PDT 31/07/2014 By Niyati Handa

“Carrots are good for health and at Invisible Rabbit we treasure them.
A good creative is like a good carrot; juicy enough to sustain interest and healthy enough to pay the bills. So bring it on.” With this motto, Nupur Bhargava, director of Invisible Rabbit Studios spoke to’s Niyati Handa on what makes them different from other animation studios and their future projects. 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

Animation Home: Under promises, but over delivers…
3:30 pm PDT 23/07/2014 By Sidharth Iyer

Speaking to’s Sidharth Iyer over an e-mail interaction, Yuval Nathan speaks in detail on the kind of work the studio undertakes, Animation Home’s USP, the projects executed and his take on the animation and VFX industry at large. Read More

Revisiting the pioneer in Indian animation, Maya Digital Studios, with Ketan Mehta
5:00 pm PDT 15/07/2014 By Sidharth Iyer

Speaking exclusively to’s Sidharth Iyer, Mehta gets candid on the kind of work that Maya Digital Studios has done in the past, what instigated him to get into the animation and VFX space, the success of ‘Motu Patlu’, the importance of skilled professionals in the field and much more. Read More

ICBM: One brand, a mix of flavours!
2:08 pm PDT 07/07/2014 By Niyati Handa

The Chariot comics & Meta’Desi comics for the first time have collaborated under a new brand, ICBM (Indian Comics Badass Multiverse, to be precise!) Speaking exclusively to’s Niyati Handa, both Aniruddho and Akshay reveal their plans on this new partnership and much more. Read More

Owning IPs help in creating an ecosystem and ancillary revenue streams: Nina Elavia Jaipuria
5:07 pm PDT 24/06/2014 By Sidharth Iyer

Speaking to’s Sidharth Iyer, Jaipuria opens up on what she feels of the Indian animation space, creation of local IPs, benefits of owning IPs and the future of the industry at large in a heart to heart conversation. Read More

‘Defining Sound’ with Dolby Laboratories’ Pankaj Kedia
4:15 pm PDT 21/06/2014 By Sidharth Iyer’s Sidharth Iyer recently met up with the super boss at Dolby India and tried to understand the company’s vision and journey over the past five years of its existence in the sub-continent; associations with various broadcast, cinema & new media partners and really understanding what’s all the fuss about Dolby’s Atmos experience. Read More