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One Take Media Co. obtains rights to 3D animated series ‘Gattu Adventure to the World’ 
5:30 pm PDT 19/11/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

One Take Media Co.(OTMC) has acquired the rights for the popular global 3D animated series Gattu Adventure to the World for SAARC countries. The series consists of 26 episodes of 13 minutes each, which are available in English, Hindi and other languages.  Gattu: Adventure to the World series revolves around Gattu and his friends who travel around the world as an agent squad, to help people solve their problems. Although their journeys are full of danger and unknown adventures, these … Read More

Disney India signs a record deal with 67 brands for ‘Frozen 2’
3:00 pm PDT 18/11/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Disney India has inked a record deal with 67 brands as sponsors for its upcoming animated musical fantasy Frozen 2 that opens in theaters this Friday. This is the highest number for an animation theatrical in the country till date. The range of consumer products includes partnerships with brands like toy retailer Hamleys, fashion brands Max and Reliance Trends, clothing chain Pantaloons and e-commerce company Flipkart. Disney India executive director and head, consumer products Sanjeet Mehta commented, “Frozen merchandise has … Read More

‘Panda and Krash’ and the third season ‘BabyRiki’ will be aired on Gloobinho channel in Brazil
7:00 pm PDT 15/11/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

The Brazilian media holding Gloob has acquired the rights to broadcast the third season of BabyRiki, 20 episodes of BabyRiki Sing and Dance! nursery rhymes, produced by Riki Group, and Panda and Krash animated TV series, the first Russian-Chinese co-production in animation of Riki Group and CCTV Animation, for its pre-school channel Gloobinho.  The deal was signed through distribution company Imira Entertainment who handles rights for the titles in the region. The first season of BabyRiki have already been released … Read More

Animated short ‘Kitchen’ reaches its target in crowdfunding
5:00 pm PDT 15/11/2019 By Sharmindrila Paul

Animated short films in India, have been in vogue for sometime now and for all the good work. National award winner, independent filmmaker and animator Abhishek Verma’s animated shorts have raised the right voices for all the right causes. His latest work, Kitchen : The World Within is based on the theme of domestication and social conditioning of women towards kitchen. The animated short film that went live with crowdfunding on 17 September has reached its target and raised more … Read More

The popular Instagram IP, ‘Tibu Comics’ to get animated
5:00 pm PDT 14/11/2019 By Yugandhara Shete

Tibu Comics, created by Magic Elements Studios, currently gaining popularity on Instagram will soon come to entertain the fans in animated avatar. “Tibu (or any other character which we have planned for the near future) from the beginning was made keeping in mind that it is going to be an animated series and movies. We ventured on the IG platform to get an idea of audience reaction. Fortunately for us it has been good,” said Magic Elements Studios founder and … Read More

Nickelodeon to produce animated content for Netflix
11:00 am PDT 14/11/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Netflix and Nickelodeon announced a multiyear pact that requires the latter to produce original animated feature films and television shows for the streaming service. Part of the multi-year deal will include content based on existing Nickelodeon franchises as well as new ones. “Nickelodeon has generated scores of characters that kids love, and we look forward to telling wholly original stories that re-imagine and expand on the worlds they inhabit,” said Netflix’s original animation VP Melissa Cobb.“We’re thrilled to continue collaborating with Brian Robbins, Ramsey … Read More

Nithya Menen and Shruti Hassan to voice for Elsa in Telegu and Tamil version of ‘Frozen 2’
4:00 pm PDT 13/11/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

After Priyanka Chopra Jonas and her sister Parineeti Chopra were roped in to voice for Elsa and Anna respectively in the Hindi dubbed version of Frozen 2, actors Nithya Menen and Shruti Hassan are brought in to lend their voices for Elsa in the Telugu and Tamil dubbed version of the film. Walt Disney has confirmed the news on social media platforms including Hassan herself. These announcements clearly shows Disney’s intention to extensively invest in the country and its markets. … Read More

‘Harley Quinn’ animated series gets a new trailer
11:00 am PDT 13/11/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

DC Comics has released the official trailer for the Harley Quinn original series. In the trailer, Quinn and the Joker get into it while she’s beating up a bunch of goons. DC Universe animated series called Harley Quinn debuts 29 November. Quinn initially began her life as a foil and love interest for the Joker on Batman: The Animated Series. Harley Quinn will be telling her side of the Joker romance story in the upcoming live-action movie Birds of Prey, set … Read More

‘Scoob’ trailer hits the nostalgic chord of ‘Scooby-Doo’
12:30 pm PDT 12/11/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Who doesn’t love Scooby-Doo and gets all the more nostalgic about it? Now one of the most popular and loved cartoons is being made into a 3D animated film, Scoob based on how Shaggy met Scooby-Doo. The film will also find how Shaggy Rogers, Fred Jones, Velma Dinkley and Daphne Blake started Mystery Inc. Warner Bros has recently dropped the trailer of Scoob which gives a better idea about what to expect from it. The trailer starts with a conversation between … Read More

‘Green Eggs and Ham’ makes its debut on Netflix
4:30 pm PDT 11/11/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Netflix released the new show, Green Eggs and Ham, starting 8 November. Based on the Dr. Seuss book, the 13-episode animated series, four years in the making, is a postmodern take on the classic buddy comedy. Odd couple Sam and Guy embark on a road trip to return an endangered animal to its far-off home, and along the way, learn to try new things like hope, friendship, and a certain delectable dish. Speaking to Variety,  Green Eggs and Ham creator Jared Stern … Read More

Netflix’s first animated original, ‘Klaus’ to release on the streamer on 15 November
4:00 pm PDT 08/11/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Netflix is releasing the streaming service’s first foray into animated features, Klaus, this month and it’s a stunning return to 2D animation. A clever spin on an old tale, telling of how Santa Claus came to be the beloved father Christmas children know and love, Klaus took nearly a decade to get off the ground. Scripted by Sergio Pablos, along with Zach Lewis and Jim Mahoney, Klaus tells the story of Jesper (Jason Schwartzman), the postal academy’s worst student. After leaving Disney, Pablos launched … Read More

Star Sports launch animated series ‘Super V’ on Virat Kohli’s birthday
11:00 am PDT 05/11/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Star Sports has launched Super V, an animated series that features the teenage animated version of the Indian skipper and heart-throb Virat Kohli, on the occasion of his 31st birthday today, 5 November. To commemorate this launch, Kohli has penned a letter to his 15-year old self which captures Virat’s reflections on his adolescent years, and a message to his animated avatar, that is coming alive across TV and digital screens today. Kohli in his letter advises his 15-year old … Read More