Tag: Animation

9 Story Media to produce Little Critter series

9 Story Media to produce Little Critter series

Animation, Comics
Mercer Mayer’s book series to be converted into animated series Little Critter LLC, which controls the Little Critter book property from author Mercer Mayer, and Snyder Media Group have tapped 9 Story Media Group to produce a new TV cartoon based on a cast of animal characters in Critterville. The deal was negotiated by former Turner Broadcasting exec Stuart Snyder. Mayer has sold over 200 million Little Critter books worldwide, with around 100 titles released in China just this year. "With their capabilities across CG and 2D animation, commitment to quality storytelling and long-standing track record in international distribution, 9 Story has the passion and know-how to make a Little Critter series a hit show around the world," Stuart Snyder said Tuesday in a statement. “Little Crit
Nickelodeon greenlits ‘The Loud House’ Season Three

Nickelodeon greenlits ‘The Loud House’ Season Three

Animation
The Loud House which debuted in May 2016 to get Season three in next year Nickelodeon announced it has greenlit a third season (26 episodes) of the hit-animated series The Loud House, which is currently the top animated kids’ show on television. This order brings the total episode count to 78. The series is gearing up for the premiere of season two, which will continue to follow Lincoln Loud as he navigates his way through the chaos of being the only boy with 10 sisters. Created and executive produced by Chris Savino, season three is set to debut in 2017. “Chris Savino has created a very engaging and relatable world through the animated series The Loud House, which is a proven hit with our audience,” said James Stephenson, SVP Animation and Games, Nickelodeon. “The season three order
5 reasons to visit Comic Con Mumbai this weekend

5 reasons to visit Comic Con Mumbai this weekend

Animation, Comics, Top Stories
It’s almost weekend and just in case you need more excuses to attend biggest pop culture events in the city, it’s time to read this What started in San Diego in the 70s has now become a global event.  San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) witnesses people coming from the around the world, to meet their favourite stars, to know about gaming, new launches and everything related to pop culture. In India, The first ever Comic Con started in 2011 in Delhi and since then there is no looking back. Today, Comic Con reaches to five cities - Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad & Pune. With some starry personalities, brilliant graphic novels and comic books, and of course, a whole lot of cosplay, there’s no dearth of things to look forward to. Here are five cool things that we can look forward to durin
DreamWork Animation unveils The Boss Baby Trailer 

DreamWork Animation unveils The Boss Baby Trailer 

Animation
Watch the official trailer of The Boss Baby with Alec Baldwin starring as the cute Baby and directed by DreamWorks vet Tom McGrath DreamWorks Animation ‘The Boss Baby’ reworks the familiar cartoon trope of the “adult baby,” which has been seen everywhere from Who Framed Roger Rabbit’s Baby Herman to Baby Buggy Bunny’s “Babyface” Finster, and most famously, Stewie in Family Guy. It’s unclear from the teaser what Dreamworks’ film will add to the well-worn concept besides Alec Baldwin, who voices the baby. The trailer shows the most unusual baby. He wears a suit, speaks with the voice and wit. The Boss Baby is a hilariously universal story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7 year old nam

Tear Apart_Tutorial

Education, Tutorials
OK so this is what our final product should be. I haven't used any scripting or rigging to simulate this effect. Only matter of fact is how you use Gradient Ramp map for various and create absolute amazing results. I saw an ad on TV showing a new detergent powder for washing cloths and there they (host) added a liter of water in a tub, then added a T-Shirt in it and then she poured the powder from top of it. As the powder was getting dissolve in the water-tub it was looking like powder is tearing that T-Shirt apart ... kind of when you put acid on any material which would eventually burn out. That is how I started this tutorial...thought of showing you how to create an effect when some acid falls over a substance and getting teared apart. (more…)

So called Indian Animation Industry

Education, Tips & Tricks, Tutorials
So called industry this name tells us something bit relate about the section where you , me and lots of people like us work together. This article is mostly related to those people who are gaining their skill in this media and entertainment industry. Especially when you talk about this “MEI(Media and Entertainment Industry)” we get lot of other areas which we can focus . I have been long waiting to share this article with all of you and as a matter of fact this article is purely based upon the ongoing trend and the happening in this industry. I have been asked by many upcoming students online as well as offline, meeting them personally, consulting them and not only limited with the students but also with professionals of same sector. (more…)

A look inside an animator

Animation, Tips & Tricks
Hi, My name is Dhruv Joshi. I am a 3D animator. I want to share a story with you. Story of a boy who was obsessed with cartoon movies. Story of a boy who believed that Tom and Jerry do exist in real world. A boy who considered Mickey Mouse as his best friend. But as he grew up he realized that it’s just a fantasy world. He couldn't deal with the fact that all his childhood heroes are nonexistent. His world turned upside down when he faced this reality. But he kept his cool. He didn't let anyone notice that there is a war going inside him. With time he got used to the chaos inside him. (more…)

New IT/ITES Policy Makes Maharashtra Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming, Comic (AVGC) Hub

Animation, Headlines, Top Stories
The draft policy places animation, visual effects, gaming and comics at part with IT and ITES, offers same incentives The Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena government, in a bid to promote the sunrise sector, Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics (AVGC) and make Maharashtra an AVGC hub has proposed 100 per cent exemption in stamp duty, waiver in electricity duty, property tax at par with residential rates, exemption in entry tax, Works Contract Tax at the minimum rate and VAT at floor rate. All these sops, which will be applicable for IT and ITES units will be applicable to AVGC units as per the draft IT & ITES policy which will come into effect from July 2015. The state government has sought suggestions from stake holders. This apart, all AVGC units will get refund of expe