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Sachin Tendulkar becomes Paytm First Games’ new brand ambassador

Digital financial service platform Paytm has announced that its subsidiary Paytm First Games (PFG) has roped in sporting legend Sachin Tendulkar as the brand ambassador. An icon to a billion cricket-loving Indians, Tendulkar would be instrumental in creating awareness about the exciting genre of fantasy sports in...

LightBox Expo announces the visual arts festival to go virtual this year

This September, celebrated character designer and illustrator Bobby Chiu (Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland) and Emerald City Comic Con founder Jim Demonakos are transforming LightBox Expo, their acclaimed celebration of the visual arts, into LightBox Expo Online, a unique international virtual art event, featuring over 300 guests...

Top 4 sporting events you can’t miss this September!

With the announcement of the COVID-19 lockdown and social distancing protocols, the sports industry, in particular, felt the impact of not being able to host events that saw fans throng to stadiums to cheer on their favourite teams. But as they say, the show (game, in this...

South Africa’s Gauteng Film Commission and African Animation Network to conduct mini-workshops

South Africa’s Gauteng Film Commission and the African Animation Network (organizers of the FUPiTOONS FESTiVAL) have joined forces to respond to the COVID-19 crisis with a series of “mini-workshops,” called FUPiVERSiTY. The program is aimed at highschoolers seeking a pandemic-resistant career path. “Animation is not only a...

Leading European companies TeamTO, M6 and Canal+ collaborate for animated series ‘Presto! School of Magic’

Leading European kids entertainment companies TeamTO, M6 and Canal + have partnered for Presto! School of Magic (52 x 11), an animated comedy series based on the N’Wave Studio Canal’s international hit feature, House of Magic. Together with Belgian co-production partners, Panache and La Compagnie Cinématographique, the...

Comic artist Abhijeet Kini to conduct a Comic Workshop at Kala Ghoda Art Festival 2020

With the comic industry booming in India and many aspiring comic artists showcasing their art through various social media platforms, Abhijeet Kini Studios is having a comic workshop at Kala Ghoda Art Festival 2020, this coming weekend. The workshop will be focusing on making comics and will...

Netflix expands the relationship with animation studio Titmouse with multi-year deals

Netflix is expanding its relationship with animation studio Titmouse, signing a multi-year overall deal to produce multiple original adult animated series. Under the pact, Netflix will also have a first look at adult animated series developed and created at Titmouse. The two companies have previously partnered on...