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Rai Ragazzi acquires Enanimation Studio’s pre-school animated series
11:30 am PDT 10/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Italian animation studio Enamination has announced an agreement with an international broadcaster for the forthcoming TV version of Nicoletta Costa books. Currently in development for a spring 2021 launch, the 52 episodic seven-minute series titled Nina & Olga is targeted for four to six-year-olds. The series is based on the popular book franchise Olga the Cloud by Italian writer and illustrator Costa. Since launching in 1982, Olga the Cloud has amassed more than 80 titles for preschoolers and, according to Enanimation, … Read More

Chacha Chaudary’s adventures come alive in the form of a game
9:30 am PDT 10/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

  Toonz Animation Media Pvt. Ltd. and Brandmonk Licensing Pvt. Ltd., exclusive right holders of Chacha Chaudhary, and Mobicloud Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Software developers who provide end to end solutions globally, together brought alive India’s first superhero Chacha Chaudhary in a gamified avatar. After the success of the animation series, the brand now enters the next level of audience engagement through an exciting new App – Chacha Chaudhary Bubble Shooter Game. Notching up the entertainment level, the game is a way … Read More

Jawaani Jaaneman’s VFX is worked upon by Redefine
9:00 pm PDT 09/01/2020 By Parth Kaushik

The trailer of Jawaani Jaaneman was recently released. The trailer opens with Saif Ali Khan’s mother (Farida Jalal) telling him about an acquaintance whose son was gay. The movie is touted to be a laughter riot. After releasing several posters, makers have finally revealed the two minute-30 second long trailer which gives us a window into of this unusual comic film. The movie’s VFX work is done by Redefine. A spokesperson from Redefine shared that they are associated with a number of Bollywood projects.   After Dabang 3, … Read More

SidKinG Studio reveals their upcoming game
8:00 pm PDT 09/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

SidKinG Studio is currently working on an upcoming narrative puzzle game; the title of which is yet to be revealed according to their official social media post . In conversation with Animationxpress, SidKinG Studio founder Kishor Berde shared that the storyline of the game is revolves on the vacation of a 25 year old  boy who lives in a city. Berde expressed that, “this is the first time I am working on a narrative puzzle game. Usually puzzles are about the … Read More

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Fenil Comics to release Australian graphic novel in Hindi
7:00 pm PDT 09/01/2020 By Yugandhara Shete

Fenil Comics will be releasing its first international series in January 2020, titled Exilium. It is an Australian space fiction graphic novel series written by Benjamin Slabak. The six part series was the highest crowd-funded comic book series with a collection of $26,000.  “Exilium is one of the favourite stories I have written, born out of love for sci-fi and space opera classics such as Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Stargate, Firefly, and others. When I created Exilium, I didn’t want … Read More

After successful Chinese dub, Rajshri’s ‘Dr. Binocs Show’ to be dubbed in French and Russian
6:00 pm PDT 09/01/2020 By Sharmindrila Paul

Over time, animated videos have become an extremely effective medium for edutainment and infotainment. They are much more attractive in instilling thoughts and ideas. Thus, it has become the perfect time for content creators to experiment with fresh and captivating animated videos that attract and retain audience attention, including that of kids.  Dr. Binocs Show, created under the banner of Rajshri Entertainment is one show that comes on YouTube Kids channel, Peekaboo Kidz, as well as on various OTT and … Read More

FIAF’s Animation First Festival 2020 programme announced
5:00 pm PDT 09/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) has announced the programme for the 2020 Animation First Festival.  Showcasing France’s animation studios and schools, this year’s schedule includes 15 premieres, award-winning features and shorts, immersive exhibits, virtual reality and video game demonstrations, panels with filmmakers and more. The festival runs between 7 to 9 February at FIAF’s New York City center.  Animation First Festival is set to open with the U.S. premiere of The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily (2019) by illustrator … Read More

The Anima Festival, Brussels reveals its inaugural film
4:00 pm PDT 09/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Anima, the Brussels International Animation Film Festival, is all set to take place from 21 February to 1 March 2020 at Flagey and Cinéma Palace. The festival will be kicking off with the magnificent feature Marona’s Fantastic Tale by Anca Damian. This poetic and touching film, the sixth feature by Anca Damian, following on from Crulic – the Path to Beyond and The Magic Mountain, is a true modern-day fairytale about the big and small things in life.  The story … Read More

CES 2020: Here are AMD’s announcements
3:00 pm PDT 09/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

AMD had one of the first CES keynotes this year, and of the processor vendors AMD is arguably the most powerful in the high-performance consumer space with dominance in gaming systems (PlayStation and Xbox) and a strong position in desktop PCs, particularly those used for gaming. AMD president and CEO Dr. Lisa Su delivered the company’s CES press conference recently and have highlighted several exciting new technologies propelling consumers, gamers, and creators to push the envelope in 2020. Starting of … Read More

Marvel gives a sneak peek at the upcoming ‘Star Wars: Darth Vader #1’
2:00 pm PDT 09/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Marvel is now coming up with a slate of new Star Wars comics. A sneak peek of Star Wars: Darth Vader #1, the next chapter in a new series released by Marvel by artists Greg Pak and Raffaele Ienco, was unveiled. The Star Wars universe is nowhere close to concluding the fan favourite Skywalker and Skywalker- adjacent characters. Arriving next month, the series picks up in the aftermath of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back as a new mission for the … Read More

Netflix drops its first trailer for new horror series ‘October Faction’
1:00 pm PDT 09/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Netflix is going big on comic book adaptations. After their hit Marvel shows, the streamer featured live-action adaptations of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, The Umbrella Academy, V Wars, and lifting Lucifer out of cancellation. This tradition isn’t disappearing as another horror-themed comic adaptation, October Faction is set to be launched. Scheduled to premiere its ten episode first season on Friday, 23 January, Netflix has now put out the official trailer for the series.   Based on the IDW graphic novels created by Steve Niles and Damien Worm, the series is officially described as follows: … Read More

‘Boonie Bears’ awarded as animated property of 2019 at LIAA
12:00 pm PDT 09/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Licensing International Asian Awards 2019 (LIAA) announces its winners with Chinese animation studio Fantawild securing the Entertainment Property of the Year- Animated honours for its franchise feature film Boonie Bears: Blast into the Past. Boonie Bears: Blast into the Past is the sixth installment of the Boonie Bears franchise, and is popular in China. The film managed to draw $106 million at the box office over its Chinese New Year 2019 opening. The property now has strategic partnerships in brand … Read More