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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 develop 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 … Read More

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Google Doodle pays tribute to the ‘Father of the White Revolution’
11:00 am PDT 26/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

‘Green Revolution’ and ‘White Revolution’ are two of the major revolutions which has led India scale greater heights in the agriculture and milk production sector worldwide. White revolution, that has been regarded as the world’s biggest dairy development program responsible for transforming India from being a milk-deficient nation to the world’s largest milk producer, was possible because of one man who made the impossible possible- Verghese Kurien. Verghese Kurien commonly regarded as the Father of the White Revolution was born on this … Read More

Andy ‘Caesar’ Serkis wants you to join his Ape army
1:00 pm PDT 24/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

A war is coming and Caesar is looking for someone to join his ape army! Director Matt Reeves and actor Andy Serkis recently revealed a first glimpse of War For the Planetof the Apes in a TV spot promoting a contest in which the winner could appear as an ape in the 20th Century Fox sequel. Although the third part opens only on 14 July, 2017, there’s not much to show, but we do get a glimpse behind the scenes, with human soldiers, gunfire and an explosion, and … Read More

Tom Hanks speaks up on why voice artists must be respected!
5:30 pm PDT 23/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

‘Voice adds life to the animated character’, ‘An animated character is known by the Voice behind it’ and this holds true for legendary animated tales that have left a lasting impression on the viewers. Tom Hanks, the voice behind the Toy Story franchise’s lead character Woody, has not only entertained but also mesmerised people by making Woody an unforgettable character. Definitely Woody has made its place in everyone’s hearts and is much awaited whenever the franchise releases its next part. Recently, it was … Read More

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Untrained 14 year old kid brings glory to Indian animation at the world stage!
7:00 pm PDT 18/11/2015 By Prerna Kothari

Even though the legendary Walt Disney is no longer among us, his thoughts and free spirited creativity still inspires tonnes of people across the globe, and this time he has managed to make a place for himself in the heart of a 14 year old, Deepak Kumar EP. Deepak has in a way followed the famous saying by Walt Disney that goes, ‘When you’re curious, you find lots of interesting things to do’ by not only making an 18 minute animated video … Read More

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Assemblage expands its creative leadership team
11:00 am PDT 16/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Assemblage Entertainment, a fast-growing 3D animation studio, has appointed PMV Ramana, a long-timer in Indian animation industry, as Art Director. The company further announced the appointments of two senior professionals – Rahul Nair and Vaibhav Shah to head its Lighting and Modeling verticals respectively. PMV Ramana will head the creative function as Art Director at Assemblage. He has over two decades of experience in creative art direction, visual development and scripting. A widely respected professional, Ramana has been associated with various … Read More

Geraldine Laybourne Joins 9 Story Board
9:00 am PDT 12/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

9 Story Media Group recently announced the appointment of media icon Geraldine Laybourne to its board of directors. She comes on board shortly after 9 Story acquired award-winning Irish studio Brown Bag Films as part of the company’s aim to become a creator-driven content destination. The studio last year hired Natalie Dumoulin as VP, Creative Affairs as part of this push. Laybourne is widely recognised as one of the most powerful women in television, establishing her reputation as a cable … Read More

Sony elevates Andrew Gumpert to president of worldwide business affairs and operations
11:00 am PDT 11/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Sony Pictures Entertainment has elevated Andrew Gumpert to president of worldwide business affairs and Operations for the studio’s Motion Picture Group. The move will see the 10-year Sony veteran work across all divisions of the studios. Sony chief Tom Rothman made the announcement, to whom Gumpert will report. In his vastly expanded post, Gumpert will align deal-making philosophies across Sony’s various labels, from TriStar to Columbia Pictures to Screen Gems. Gumpert previously served in a similar capacity for Columbia Pictures. By adding the … Read More

Oriental DreamWorks ropes in Peilin Chou as head of creative for feature animation
12:00 pm PDT 10/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

Peilin Choiu has been named as the head of creative for feature animation at the Animation joint venture Oriental DreamWorks  as the studio works toward a January release of “Kung Fu Panda 3” and future films. While adding more light on the advancement,  James Fong, Oriental DreamWorks CEO  said that Peilin’s prolific background and distinguished achievements shall bring an invaluable level of expertise to Oriental DreamWorks.He also said that  She will be instrumental in advancing their mission to create world-class family … Read More

Rajiv Vaishnav bids adieu to NASSCOM; joins Reliance’s GenNext Innovation Hub
11:00 pm PDT 09/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

What can one say when you have spent 13+ years of your professional life serving an industry which is yet in its nascent stages in the country… well this one man who has been one of the key players in helping set-up the NASSCOM Gaming Forum alongside industry stalwarts like Rajesh Rao, is none other than former vice president Rajiv Vaishnav. Recently in an emotional interview with, Rajiv revealed that there comes a time in every man’s life when he has to … Read More

The ‘Dabangg’ duo Sajid-Wajid most ‘Wanted’ in animation
8:00 pm PDT 05/11/2015 By Rasika Deshpande

For over a decade and a half, after continuing to leave the audiences stunned and bewildered with their extremely catchy songs in tinsel town, the rhythmic music-director duo, Sajid -Wajid have ventured into the kids’ entertainment segment. The ‘Wanted’ composers are now set to enthral per-teens with a catchy title track for Nickelodeon’s new TV series ‘Shiva’ beginning 9 November. Speaking exclusively to, Wajid Ali shares his experience in working on the small screen for this particular series. “Working … Read More

QuartSoft pays homage to Steve Jobs with an animated short film
12:30 pm PDT 05/11/2015 By AnimationXpress Team

QuartSoft, a Silicon Valley based IT sourcing company has made the audiences grow fonder of the innovator par excellence by releasing an animated short film on the life and journey of Steve Jobs, the apple fonder and CEO. The 18:57 minute video takes you deep into Steve jobs’ life right from his young days to his demise, incorporating all of his professional achievements. While Steve Jobs has always topped the list of inspirational biographies, his life already has found many interested authors, … Read More