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The Angry Birds Movie holiday clip emanates the Christmas spirit
5:00 pm PDT 01/12/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

As we enter into the chilled December, season’s greetings for the festival of Christmas come right to cheer you up! The little fluffy hatchlings from The Angry Birds Movie come with a thrill to kick start the Christmas feel by singing a classic carol in an adorable way. The holiday clip released showcases the 5 hatchlings who seamlessly try to sing ‘Deck the Halls’, the carol that makes your feet groove and arises the Christmas spirit within you. But, probably … Read More

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Cartoon Network launches a new Digital TV Network in South East Asia
3:00 pm PDT 01/12/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Cartoon Network, the number one kids’ channel in Asia Pacific, has launched a TV network built exclusively for a phone or tablet. Cartoon Network Anything is an app that contains content created for portable mobile platforms, rapidly delivering entertainment in a unique and fun way. Cartoon Network Anything is an ever growing and changing stream of content consisting of games, activities, super-fast trivia quizzes and interactive video games, all of which are approximately 15 seconds in length. After a user … Read More

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Nazara Games ropes in Anuj Tandon as head of mobile game publishing and corporate branding
11:30 am PDT 01/12/2015 By Vivek Kapadia

Mobile game publishing company Nazara Games has today announced the appointment of Anuj Tandon as the new head of Mobile game publishing and corporate branding.  Anuj was the ex-co-founder and COO of the award winning Indian gaming company Rolocule Games which developed games like Dead Among Us and Motion Tennis. Anuj has worked as business analyst in India and UK for Infosys before he co-founded Rolocule Games. He is a hardcore mobile gamer and a technology enthusiast who quickly grew Rolocule Games into one of … Read More

DC’s ‘Supergirl’ TV series gets a complete 20 episodes treatment
11:00 am PDT 01/12/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

DC Universe’s Supergirl who’s one of the last surviving Kryptonians and also the biological cousin to Superman recently got a TV series under her hood that’s currently airing on CBS network. The series is based on the characters from DC Comics and CBS recently announced that it has ordered for seven more episodes of Supergirl, providing a full season of 20 episodes for the freshman drama that launched on 26 October. Supergirl currently averages 11.24 million viewers, and has improved … Read More

Nelvana signs subscription Video-On-Demand deals
5:30 pm PDT 30/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, one of the world’s leading international producers and distributors of children’s animated and live-action content, announced that they have sold over 800 episodes of content from their extensive library to multiple subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service providers around the world. Subscribers to iFlix’s SVOD service throughout South East Asia can now watch series such as Babar, Babar and the Adventures of Badou, Babar and Father Christmas, Babar: The Movie, Babar: King of Elephants, The Berenstain Bears, Franklin and Friends, … Read More

Xilam’s Zig & Sharko nominated for the 2015 Export Awards
5:00 pm PDT 30/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Leading French Animation studio, Xilam, announced its nomination for the 11th annual Export Awards (Animation category) for its animated series, Zig & Sharko. Providing a backdrop of stiff international competition, the Export Awards honour top program exporters who succeed in ensuring their productions have the highest sales and largest worldwide exposure. A proven hit with family audiences, Zig & Sharko is a slapstick non-verbal comedy that recounts the insatiable and highly imaginative attempts by Zig, a famished hyena, to chomp … Read More

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Lenovo and Razer partner to deliver gaming PCs
3:00 pm PDT 30/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

PC Sales are on a bit of a slowdown and with gaming happening smartphones and tablets along with the consoles, the PCs have taken the hit. With the changing market, two players on the PC peripherals, computer manufacturer Lenovo and company known for its gaming products have come together to forge a partnership to make gaming centric PCs. The first of product from the partnership will be the Razer Edition of the Lenovo Y Series gaming desktop. Not much has … Read More

Jetpack Distribution secures broadcasting rights for Talking Tom and Friends
1:00 pm PDT 30/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Jetpack Distribution, Global distributor, has inked a deal with Outfit7 Limited, the family entertainment company, for the global broadcast rights to the animated series based on the phenomenally popular app brand, Talking Tom and Friends. Under the terms of the agreement, Jetpack will have the exclusive global TV rights, excluding Asia, to distribute the 52 x 11-minute, CGI animated series. Featuring the popular characters from the smash hit app franchise of the same name, the series already has a built in … Read More

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We Bare Bears debuts on Cartoon Network India
10:00 am PDT 30/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The kids animated show We Bare Bears that’s based on Daniel Chong’s webcomics The Three Bare Bears, has made its way into the Indian market. The popular kids’ channel from Turner International, Cartoon Network has brought this new show for their Sunday morning prime time slot starting from 29 November.  The show is targeted at an age group of 4 to 14 years of age. This series is Cartoon Network’s first original series based on a comic and adds to the … Read More

GOQii raises $13.4 million in funding led by Cheetah Mobile
4:00 pm PDT 26/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Wearable fitness devices maker GOQii has said it has raised $13.4 million from New Enterprise Associates and Cheetah Mobile. The Series A funding also saw participation from Great Wall Club (GWC), DSG Consumer Partners, Ilkka Paananen (CEO & co-founder of Finnish gaming startup Supercell) and angel investor Pravin Gandhi, GOQii said in a statement. The company will use the funds to focus on expansion in new markets globally and growth, GOQii said in a statement. “This additional funding is a … Read More

ZeptoLab partners with Gamesbond to bring ‘King of Thieves’ to Indian users
3:00 pm PDT 26/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Mauj has announced a mobile gaming distribution partnership with UK based global gaming company ZeptoLab. With an aim to enhance the presence in the Indian gaming community, ZeptoLab will now host its portfolio of games on the newly launched premium gaming platform Gamesbond. Best known for developing the award-winning, hit franchise Cut the Rope, ZeptoLab, will launch its games ‘King of Thieves’ and ‘My Om Nom’ on Gamesbond. Commenting on the announcement, Mauj Mobile, VP sales & operations, Rohit Sawhney says: … Read More

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Splash Entertainment’s chilled out ‘Norm of the North’ coming this winter
2:30 pm PDT 26/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

The North Pole is here or rather the North Polar Bear is here! The trailer for the upcoming animated feature film Norm of the North released on 25 November, 2015. Right from the Arctic, the film is an adventure coupled with hilarious punches as it delivers a deep sensitive message with a hint of homour. Directed by Trevor Wall and written by Jack Donaldson and Derek Elliot, the film is produced by Splash Entertainment and distributed by Lionsgate. The film divulges the protagonist Arctic Bear … Read More