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Nickelodeon makes room for ‘The Casagrandes’
1:00 pm PDT 05/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

A new home in the city holds big adventures, laughs and love around every corner in Nickelodeon’s new original animated series The Casagrandes, premiering 14 October. A spinoff of Nick’s animated hit The Loud House, The Casagrandes tells the story of 11-year-old Ronnie Anne who moves to the city with her mom and older brother to live with their big, loving family, the Casagrandes. Starring Izabella Alvarez (Westworld) as Ronnie Annie, Carlos PenaVega (Big Time Rush) as her brother Bobby … Read More

philmCGI chieftain walks us through the VFX process of ‘Sacred Games 2’
5:30 pm PDT 04/09/2019 By Parth Kaushik

Whether it is Sartaj Singh (played by Saif Ali Khan) sprinting through dingy streets in the rainy night, firing bullets Walther PPK-style or the criminals vigorously trying to wade through bullets and explosions to escape arrest, the Netflix special Sacred Games has had us under its spell with its stunning imagery. With superlative storytelling and equally brilliant VFX game, Sacred Games 2 emerged as India’s crème de la crème in the slate of homegrown content. A thrilling piece of storytelling in the whodunit crime genre presupposes a … Read More

Hyderabad college student suffers a stroke, people claim due to PUBG
6:00 pm PDT 03/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Of late PUBG Mobile game has been blamed for all recent mishaps, be it unable to score decent marks in the board exams or be it accidental deaths. The reason for which the game has been blamed for is first the popularity of the game, second its engaging gameplay pattern and third accessibility. With the recent launch of PUBG Mobile Lite which is a lighter version of the main PUBG Mobile game, players can access the game with minimum system requirements.  As gaming technology for PUBG Mobile is … Read More

Xilam Animation appoints Manya Zhou as head of business development for China
5:00 pm PDT 03/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Xilam Animation, has appointed Manya Zhou to the newly created position of head of business development for China. Zhou will be responsible for developing Xilam’s strategy in China, including managing local linear and digital distribution, L&M and potential co-production opportunities. Additionally, Zhou will forge strategic partnerships and build awareness in the market across Xilam’s IPs including Oggy and the Cockroaches, Zig & Sharko, Paprika, Mr Magoo and Moka. Zhou is based in Xilam’s head office in Paris and reports to … Read More

Knock Knock raises $4 million to grow instant games market
3:00 pm PDT 03/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Knock Knock, a developer of frictionless games and technologies for a post-App Store world, announced thatt it closed $4 million in Series A financing, bringing total funding to $6 million since June of 2018. March Capital Partners led the round with participation from existing investors, including London Venture Partners, Raine Ventures, and Ludlow Ventures. March Capital Partners managing director Gregory Milken, is also joining the board, bringing his deep gaming and consumer internet expertise to Knock Knock. Funding will be used to … Read More

One Take Media brings ‘Invention Story’ to India
1:00 pm PDT 03/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

One Take Media Co. (OTMC), one of the pioneer names in Movies, OTT, VAS and kids content, has launched their much awaited property Invention Story in India. The acquired rights includes for broadcast, OTT and Value Added Services. Invention Story is a 3D CGI 104 x 11’ series with a promising premise which tells the tale of Kit, a clever fox who comes up with a new invention in each episode. His adopted home, Carrot Town, is home to a … Read More

Former Indian esports team members are now in PTW’s newest team- Orange Rock Esports
11:00 am PDT 03/09/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Pole To Win International,(PTW), the video games and tech services outsourcer, has announced that it is launching a top-tier esports team. The team is composed of former members from the Indian Tigers as well as other top pro players. The team is already one of the top three teams in India, qualified for the ESL championship in Milan and trending as the fan favorite in India. “The growth and potential of esports are phenomenal.Orange Rock Esports represents our first foray … Read More

KAM summit and ANN awards unite the Animation ecosystem under one roof
7:00 pm PDT 30/08/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

India’s first kids’ animation summit titled KAM (Kids Animation and More) saw an insightful array of sessions ranging from fireside chats to exclusive presentations and elaborate panel discussions orchestrated around key themes of the Kids’ animation ecosystem followed by ANN awards, India’s first and largest premium and full-scale award function to celebrate the excellence in the animation sphere of the M & E space across Indie studios, major Indian animated shows, prestigious brands, students, animation studios, institutes, and aspirants. Bringing … Read More

‘The Mandalorian’: First look at ‘Star Wars’ Series revealed
7:00 pm PDT 27/08/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Recently fans got a view at the first look at The Mandalorian in the Star Wars universe. Pascal’s main character is created with the inspiration of iconic bounty hunters Jango and Boba Fett from the earlier trilogies. He flies to the outer reaches of the galaxy alone, far away from the laws of the New Republic. Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebel director Dave Filoni led the first episode. Taika Waititi Thor: Ragnarok, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rick Famuyiwa Dope, … Read More

My11Circle’s popularity remains steadfast even post World Cup Season
5:00 pm PDT 27/08/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

With an objective to give every cricket fan the best experience of fantasy cricket in India, My11Circle, one of India’s best fantasy cricket platforms recently brought ex-cricketer and former Indian team Captain Sourav Ganguly onboard as its brand ambassador. Proving to be a valuable addition to the My11Circle fraternity, the renowned cricket a player is helping Play Games scale up significantly. Sourav Ganguly also announced and felicitated the winners of the World Cup fantasy league challenge ‘Beat the Expert’ along … Read More

The Breaking Bad movie trailer released
2:00 pm PDT 27/08/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

The story of Walter White had ended with AMC’s critically-acclaimed series Breaking Bad but for more from that world is going to cruise in on Netflix. Netflix released the first trailer for El Camino on YouTube Sunday. The video shows Skinny Pete being interrogated at a police station, talking about Jesse Pinkman. To officers, he says he doesn’t know where Pinkman is, but even if he did, wouldn’t tell them where he is. Fugitive Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) runs from his captors, the law and his past. … Read More

‘Joker’ director Todd Phillips posts six short clips from film
4:00 pm PDT 26/08/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

  Director of Joker Todd Phillips recently shared a few short clips on Instagram. The first official trailer showed Arthur Fleck, a failed stand up comedian. Being bullied lead to his descent into lunacy. Joker also stars Zazie Beetz, Rober De Niro, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Josh Pais, and Shea Whigham. Failed comedian Arthur Fleck encounters violent thugs while wandering the streets of Gotham City dressed as a clown. Disregarded by society, Fleck begins … Read More