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After Studio conducts superb VR demo sessions to showcase its trending domain
9:40 am PDT 22/10/2017 By Swati Panda

 After Studio recently conducted VR sessions for two days at its office at Santacruz west, Mumbai demonstrating several VR videos and they also explained how it works. The session was attended by several of their clients, people from studios of the AVGC industry, production houses and mediapersons. After has recently added virtual reality as a new service to its domain. Virtual reality, being the trend of now and future, is an opportunity to create personal experiences, bringing brands ahead of … Read More

The Amalgam universe from the eyes of Marvel and DC
12:08 am PDT 22/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

There have been clashes between characters in the past but never a fusion, which is why this gave a distinct taste and view to the whole spectrum. The only other memorable moment was in 1976 where the man of steel Superman faced off against the friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man. Yes, you know what I am saying. Initially there were conflicts between Marvel and DC. The respective characters destroyed the character as well as its rival universe. To end the rivalry the … Read More

Google and Ittiam Systems meet to discuss the future of video with VP9
10:57 pm PDT 21/10/2017 By Swati Panda

Google and Ittiam systems have made a step forward in the world of advanced technology to make life easier, increasing viewers and mass consumption.With the introduction of open and royalty free video coding format (VP9) developed by Google, development of VP9 started in the second half of 2011 under the name of Next Gen Open video (NGOV) and VP-Next. A select media roundtable for  discussion about VP9, Google’s royalty-free, open-source codec was held recently at the Taj Santacruz, Mumbai in October, … Read More

Wolverine goes up against Deadpool in new Marvel comics
6:50 pm PDT 18/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

It seems that Marvel is still at the top of their game with the new comic book release with an interesting versus battle. The company holds nothing back, now that they are making two beasts face-off, wildly striking each other in an epic battle. The book features Marvel heroes Deadpool and Old Man Logan, an X-man, both highly adept in the use of blades and healing abilities. This new issue brings in surprises and is a continuation of the famous ‘Deadpool vs’ … Read More

NGDC tags Yoozoo Games as their presenting partner for 2017
5:30 pm PDT 18/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

NASSCOM Gaming Forum today announced that Yoozoo Games, one of the largest global gaming companies as the presenting sponsor for NASSCOM Game Developer Conference 2017 (NGDC), India’s biggest video games development conference in association with Unite India will take place at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre, from 9 to 10 November, with training workshops on 11 November. With a Games Expo floor featuring Indian games, several international country pavilions and a virtual reality pavilion, NGDC 2017 is shaping up to be … Read More

Diwali celebrations go virtual with Magicbox-Inkmeo’s Digital Crackers
3:00 pm PDT 18/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

With concerns of air contamination rising in the country, many believe Diwali, the festival of lights, will lead to more pollution. Traditionally, the festival of lights was celebrated with Diyas (earthen lamps), the notion of which signifies light’s triumph over darkness. However, in the course of time, the festival has become synonymous to burning crackers of all sorts to celebrate. A company has brought in something which might not be the exact alternative for crackers to the enthusiasts but might … Read More

‘Big Hero 6’ series launches 20 Nov with TV movie
11:50 am PDT 18/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Disney XD’s animated series Big Hero 6: The Series will launch on 20 November with a one-hour primetime television movie Baymax Returns airing simultaneously at 8 pm EST on Disney XD and Disney Channel. The TV movie will also be available on the DisneyNOW app and Disney XD VOD. Immediately after the TV movie airs, two full-length preview episodes of Big Hero 6: The Series will debut exclusively on the DisneyNOW app and Disney XD VOD, ahead of its official broadcast premiere … Read More

‘Black Panther’ trailer 2: Glimpses from the never-before-seen city of Wakanda
4:00 pm PDT 17/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

One movie trailer that has taken Marvel fans by storm is that of Black Panther. And not because it is light-hearted like Spider-Man: Homecoming; and hilarious or full of mirth like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and the soon-to-release Thor: Ragnarok. But because of the element of seriousness it brings back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and oh in what way! After 2016’s outstanding standalone Doctor Strange, Marvel will return with another standalone in 2018 with Black Panther. Like … Read More

Shellhut and Tiny Island Pictures sign record ten feature film MOU with Shanghai Media Group’s Wings Media
10:00 am PDT 17/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Shellhut and Tiny Island Pictures will sign a ten feature film co-production MOU with Wings Media, a member of Oriental Pearl Group and a wholly owned subsidiary of China’s second largest media group, Shanghai Media Group. Shellhut and Tiny Island Pictures, a joint venture between Thailand’s Shellhut Entertainment Co., Ltd. and Singapore’s Tiny Island Productions, announced the cooperation which will be confirmed at its signing ceremony at MIPCOM 2017. Valued at an estimated USD $250 million, this will be the biggest animation film cooperation in Asia and the first ever China-Singapore-Thailand animation co-production. The first film produced … Read More

JetSynthesys showcases their tech-take of upcoming game ‘Sachin Saga Cricket Champions’
6:30 pm PDT 16/10/2017 By Krishanu Ghosal

With the surging popularity of celebrity games in India, more studios are looking to encash on this phenomenon. The concept of celebrity games, much like movie-based games revolves around the notion that the game would already gain quite the visibility given the name of the celebrity already present. While movie-based games generate a lot of buzz around the movie’s release, celebrity games can have more consistent user-base in the long run. JetSynthesys, a digital entertainment and gaming company based out … Read More

Fifth edition of Maruti Suzuki Hyderabad Comic Con concludes successfully
5:00 pm PDT 16/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Comic Con India hosted city’s biggest pop culture event – Maruti Suzuki Hyderabad Comic Con 2017 over the weekend at Hitex Exhibition Centre. The show hosted a spectacular lineup of events including special international guest appearances, exclusive experiential & gaming zones, artist alley, fans sessions, cosplay, book launches  and much more. Comic Con India founder Jatin Varma shared, “Celebrating our fifth anniversary with Hyderabad was really special this year. We had a great turnout. Thanks to the support of our … Read More

British Columbia and India strengthen partnership
4:40 pm PDT 16/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The second annual B.C.-India Partnership Summit brought over 150 government and private sector stakeholders together to discuss collaborative opportunities in digital media and entertainment. Hosted by the Canada-India Business Council, in collaboration with Creative BC, the Asia Pacific Foundation, and the B.C. Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology, the event was a resounding success and resulted in stronger professional relationships between India and British Columbia. Among the attendees were the consul general of India in Vancouver, the Canada-India business council president, as well as … Read More