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Canadian company Arcana Studio signs developmental deal with Flickerpix for ‘The Pixies’

Canadian intellectual property house Arcana Studio announces a development deal with Irish animation company Flickerpix on the upcoming animated TV series The Pixies. Arcana’s Sean O’Reilly will write and direct the series, while Flickerpix will complete storyboards and character & set designs; furthermore, Flickerpix’s David Cummings and Johnny...

Netflix announces 2D animated musical movie ‘Arlo the Alligator Boy’

Netflix has announced a new 2D animated movie musical Arlo the Alligator Boy and series I ❤ Arlo from creator Ryan Crego (Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, Puss in Boots, Shrek Forever After). The animated feature follows Arlo to New York City as he searches the Big Apple for his...

PUBG Corporation announces to launch PUBG Mobile India

PUBG Corporation, the creator of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) and a subsidiary of South Korea’s KRAFTON, announced that it is preparing to launch PUBG MOBILE INDIA, a new game created specifically for the Indian market. The company also revealed plans to provide a secure and healthy gameplay environment alongside investments...

Ministry of Information and Broadcast to ambit online news portals and content to strengthen its hold

The exponential growth of digital media in the past few years has raised the question of how online content will be regulated. For a long time, discussions were on whether to issue guidelines to regulate the exhibition of online content. Now, the government has brought online news...

DreamWorks Animations’ ‘Doug Unplugs’ to debut on November 13 on Apple TV+

A new high-tech and high-fun preschool series from DreamWorks Animation is ready to blast off on Apple TV+ this week, when Doug Unplugs debuts with the first seven episodes available globally on Friday, November 13. In a newly revealed sneak peek, meet our titular robot hero, his human pal...

Fox to develop a new animated/ Live Action series ‘Demi-God’

FOX is developing an animated/live-action series titled Demi-God. The upcoming comedy series will be a hybrid animated-single-cam project. Demi-God follows a powerless fast-food employee who escapes into a fantasy world she’s created in her favourite video game – only to have it turn against her when the virtual townspeople...

Nextwave Multimedia announces the release of the third instalment of ‘World Cricket Championship’

Nextwave Multimedia, a subsidiary of Nazara Technologies has announced the launch of the third instalment of its AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge winning mobile cricket game franchise, World Cricket Championship (WCC) which is currently at 143 million downloads. The game is now available on Google Play and App Store....

World’s longest-running Animation Festival, Hiroshima International Animation Festival closes its doors

Hiroshima International Animation Festival (HIAF), one of the world’s longest-running animation festivals, has ceased to exist in its current form. It is due to be replaced by an event that encompasses music, live-action cinema, and manga, as well as animation. HIAF’s longtime director Sayoko Kinoshita will not...

Brazil’s Globo signs agreement with Disney+ via in-house streaming service Globoplay

Brazilian entertainment giant Globo announced an agreement to offer Disney+ via its streaming service, Globoplay, and revealed a $250 million original content investment plan. Home audiences in Brazil will now be able to subscribe to both services in a R$37.90 (~ USD 6.69) per year or R$43.90...

Actor Hugh Laurie and Emilia Clarke joins the voice cast of new animated feature ‘The Amazing Maurice’

Golden Globe-winning actor Hugh Laurie (House) and Game of Thrones actor Emilia Clarke will be part of the voice cast for the animated feature The Amazing Maurice. The voice cast also includes David Thewlis (“Wonder Woman”), Himesh Patel (“Yesterday”), Gemma Arterton (“Vita & Virginia”) and Hugh Bonneville (“Downton Abbey”). Toby...