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Ashwathi Anoopkumar

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‘Oggy and the Cockroaches’ gets waxed

Xilam Animation’s flagship property Oggy and the Cockroaches has taken up residence at the famed Grévin Museum in Paris. Created at Grévin’s workshop, waxworks of Oggy and the three pesky cockroaches – Joey and Deedee and Marky – were unveiled at a ceremony last night and are now open...

10 new members joining the executive board of The Animation Guild.

The newly-elected Executive Board of The Animation Guild (Local 839) was sworn into office on December 3, with two incumbent officers resuming their positions: Recording Secretary Paula Spence and Sergeant-At-Arms Robert St. Pierre. New Business Representative Steve Kaplan replaces Jason MacLeod, who did not seek a second...

Toon-A-Vision channel launched on Bell TV in Canada

Toon-A-Vision, broadcasting out of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, is Canada’s newest television channel that caters to kids and families. The channel is now available on free preview for Bell TV customers across Canada. “Toon-A-Vision’s newest partnership with Bell TV means more Canadian families will have access to fresh...

ITV Studios Global Entertainment Announces Raft of Asia Sales for Scripted and Non-Scripted Programming

ITV Studios Global Entertainment announced a host of deals in Asia for over 1000 hours of scripted and non-scripted programming across its diverse and comprehensive catalogue. The various deals include shows ranging from exciting new dramas Gold Digger and A Confession to stunning blue-chip Natural History titles...

Lego showcases its Creator Expert Modular Bookshop at SGCC 2019

LEGO Singapore revealed for the first time to the worldwide public at the Singapore Comic Con (SGCC) 2019. The announcement was revealed together by Kevin Ahn (the Asia Pacific Market Integration & Community Engagement Manager) and Rohan Mathur (Marketing Director for Emerging Asia). Rohan commented, “The LEGO...

The Singapore- based Media along with Malaysia’s R&D Studio to make the original animated anthology

Singapore-based Robot Playground Media and Malaysia’s The R&D Studio are co-producing an original animated anthology titled Spectrum that consists of seven short films inspired by the shared heritage, culture and imagination from both sides of the Causeway. The collaboration is the first of its kind between animation...

Flame Distribution Announces New Titles at Asia TV Forum

Flame Distribution attended ATF in Singapore with a slate of exciting new content to offer to buyers in Asia. Some of the highlights include Colours (Making Movies & Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion for ZDF, CICC & Arte), a documentary series exploring the immense influence colours have on our...

Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants enters the world of Mr. Kiasu in special coffeetable book collaboration

In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of SpongeBob SquarePants, Nickelodeon and Mr. Kiasu have collaborated on a coffeetable book. Bikini Bottom meets Singapore in this clash of worlds, where everyone’s favourite yellow sponge SpongeBob SquarePants runs into Singaporean icon and hero, Mr. Kiasu. The book will be launched at...

Beyond Distribution announces the latest Asia sales at Asia TV Forum & Market

Beyond Distribution has announced a raft of factual and kids sales above 100 hours to major broadcasters across Asia ahead of this year’s Asia TV Forum & Market. HK Television Entertainment Company (HKTVE) acquired a 40-hour package deal for Emmy-nominated series, MythBusters, including MythBusters Junior and MythBusters:...

Fans to get to relive their childhood at Sesame Street

Art toy lovers of all ages and pop culture fans can anticipate a nostalgic weekend with their favourite toy artisans at Singapore Comic-Con (SGCC) 2019. Returning for their seventh year at SGCC 2019, award-winning design studio Mighty Jaxx prides itself in developing original content and products. Since...