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First day of Animation Masters Summit 2016 dives deep into creativity and knowledge
10:00 pm PDT 06/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Knowledge, creativity and guidance comes from experienced Masters. The thirst for learning never curbs, and interaction with the experienced minds of the industry revitalises your enthusiasm and inclines you towards learning till eternity. This profound interaction with eminent masters was witnessed at the Animation Masters Summit 2016 organised by the Toonz Media Group which commenced today at God’s own place Trivandrum, Kerala. ‘Kerala and Culture’ always go together just like the mesmerising flora and fauna of the southern state. So, … Read More

IndiEarth Animation Film Festival
IndiEarth Animation Film Festival to take place in August at Chennai, invites entries
5:00 pm PDT 06/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The third annual IndiEarth Animation Film Festival in association with the Alliance Francaise of Madras features landmark animations from around the world is to take place in Chennai on 20 and 21 August. Paying tribute to the art of animation, the last edition of the festival showcased over 130 films from across India, France, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Croatia, Iran and a host of other countries. A series of workshops, engaging post screening discussions, and Q&A sessions are … Read More

India’s ESL and NODWIN Gaming to host $64,000 ESL India Premiership
3:00 pm PDT 06/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The globally famed ESL in association with India’s Nodwin Gaming is set to present India’s first annual tournament series, the ESL India Premiership. The event will host six online cups and three mega LAN events throughout the year, with a prize pool of over $64,000, which translates to more than Rs 4.2 million in cash prizes. The ESL India Premiership is the largest tournament series organised not just in India, but in the entire South Asian region, till date. The … Read More

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Idea Cellular and Google introduce carrier billing on Google Play Store for digital purchases
12:00 pm PDT 06/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Carrier billing on Google Play Store has long been discussed but nothing concrete has materalised until this week when Google Play Store introduced carrier billing with Idea cellular so that users can directly make in-app purchases which can be directly billed to their monthly cellular bills for postpaid users and through recharge coupons for prepaid users. This is the first time Google has introduced direct carrier billing on its platform for India and with this integration it hopes to get … Read More

Epic Games may never make another single-player game, here’s why
10:30 am PDT 06/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The gaming industry has come a long way through the past decade and evolved greatly in terms with the needs of the consumer. From single player game to co-op to the genre of multi players and with time the developers have also put in more and more efforts in an attempt to allure players by creating content suitable for their needs. One of the most well known developer group in the domain of single player games is the proud owner … Read More

5 Indian cartoonists whose works will definitely leave a mark on your senses
6:00 pm PDT 05/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

To capture real life events and turn them into a cartoon is not an easy job. And to be a cartoonist it definitely takes a lot! To be a good cartoonist, one should have a knack on the subject and what they want to portray via their drawing. Along with that they have a comic perception, sense of humour and the utmost important quality is that they should have a good hand at drawing. And to honour these unique species, … Read More

Comic book ‘Priya’s Shakti’ gets funding from World Bank for its second chapter
3:45 pm PDT 05/05/2016 By Prerna Kothari

The comic that made its debut back in December 2014, has gone out to become a global sensation as it tackles the problem of sexual violence particularly seen in India. The comic book is none other than Priya’s Shakti which highlights the threat of sexual harassment and violence that women face on a daily basis unless deeply rooted patriarchal norms are challenged. Created by Ram Devineni and Dan Goldman, just like the protagonist Priya who’s the new hero for a … Read More

Dawn of War
‘Dawn of War III’ trailer brews an immersive cocktail of its former editions
2:15 pm PDT 05/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

It has been a decade since the pioneering edition of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War was released back in 2004, followed by numerous expansions and a sequel Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II in 2009. While the game was able to enthral players with its stunning visuals and strategic gameplay style, a third edition of the game was long overdue and it was being said that the same was in development back in 2011. Now, developers Relic Entertainment and publishers … Read More

Cartoonist day
A look at 8 Indian cartoonists who left their legacies in the form of art
12:30 pm PDT 05/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

We’re are all familiar with cartoons, be it in magazines, newspapers, web illustrations, comic books and the fact remains that they provide us with comic relief after a long day. Throughout the globe, cartoonists have used their art as a medium to highlight social stigmas, injustice, corruptions and even applauded the deserved ones when required. Today, on Cartoonist’s Day, we take a look at some of the aces from the Indian cartoon industry, who though have left us, have managed … Read More

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Respawn joins hand with EA to take you on a journey to a galaxy far, far away
11:00 am PDT 05/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Star Wars as a franchise has managed to provide some exhilarating content which allured the masses, eventually captivating them with its immersive storytelling, futuristic universe and iconic characters. As popular as it is, the franchise attracted developers to create games based on the story’s vast universe and let the fans trot through universe, wielding themselves with lightsabers. From Star Wars: Jedi Arena to Star Wars: Battlefront, we have definitely come a long way, but the excitement never seems to cease. … Read More

FuseFX, VFX studio behind Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D’, extends its slate for 2016
5:00 pm PDT 04/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The award winning visual effects studio FuseFX which has been providing VFX majorly for television projects has increased its slate for this year. It will now provide visual effects services for six new hit series that have debuted in 2016. Delivering VFX work for American Horror Story, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,Criminal Minds and The Magicians in the past, FuseFX has ventured into services for film, television, commercials, games, and special venues. FuseFX, based in Los Angeles with offices in New … Read More

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When you work based on passion, your craft would simply be enjoyable: Sparky Animation, CEO, Kok Cheong Wong
4:30 pm PDT 04/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Since its establishment in 2006, Sparky Animation has gone out to become a reputed name in the animation industry today and has produced some remarkable animation content. Known for its quality and on time delivery, Sparky Animation has turned out to be one of the most sought after animation companies in Asia. Sparky is an animation company that established itself in 2006. Projects that they deal in, come in a wide range of genres, mostly with an International appeal. The … Read More