Saturday, September 22

Tag: Animation

‘The Black Money-Piper of India’ is certainly the best Politoon about the Kala Dhan Menace by India Today

‘The Black Money-Piper of India’ is certainly the best Politoon about the Kala Dhan Menace by India Today

Animation, Channels
Watch the animated political cartoon of India Today The Black Money Piper Man of India Politics and Cartoons are something which rarely mingle well with each other but So Sorry’s, India’s first Politoons, are well polished and hits you at the right place. The latest short animated politoon is on the demonetization of the Indian currency and the how PM Modi is cleaning up India’s black money. The politoon has the correct amount of fight, satire and laughter. The toon is aptly named ‘The Black Money-piper of India’ and it will certainly make you laugh yet give food for thought for your mind. All it would take is few minutes of your life to watch and understand the political situation of the country through the best animation works. Watch it for yourself right here
Cartoon Network encourages you to Powerpuff Yourself

Cartoon Network encourages you to Powerpuff Yourself

Animation
Cartoon Network has updated its Powerpuff Yourself avatar-generator with new themes to create a powerful blend of empowerment and creativity Launching globally today, the new Powerpuff Yourself allows fans to create their own avatar followed by a series of fun and engaging questions to reveal their unique special ingredient. The update includes refreshed categories, more than 100 new personalizations, and is translated into 26 languages, including Japanese, Korea, Chinese, Thai, Bahasa Malaysia and Bahasa Indonesia. The original Powerpuff Yourself debuted in April during the premiere of the reimagined The Powerpuff Girls animated series on Cartoon Network. It quickly hit the pop-culture zeitgeist dominating social media with over 12 million fans globally creating Powerpuff avatars in
BreakingPoint wins “Best Student Project” award at SIGGRAPH Asia

BreakingPoint wins “Best Student Project” award at SIGGRAPH Asia

Technology, VFX
The student project BreakingPoint has just claimed the "Best Student Project" award at the Computer Animation Festival at SIGGRAPH Asia (December 5-8, Macao/China). BreakingPoint, which was created as a diploma project at the Animationsinstitut at Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, takes the honors for its breath-taking VFX and its meaningful employment to a convincing narrative of a woman giving birth. SIGGRAPH Asia and SIGGRAPH are the world's largest conferences on the theory and practice of computer graphics and interactive techniques, and the awards bestowed at the Computer Animation Festival distinguish the greatest work in this field. BreakingPoint transforms the concept of "hysterical strength" - the display of seemingly superhuman strength in life and death situations - into a
DreamWorks Animation Cancels ‘The Croods 2’

DreamWorks Animation Cancels ‘The Croods 2’

Animation
DreamWorks Animation and Universal Studios have reportedly cancelled the upcoming sequel to its 2013 animation, The Croods. Universal Pictures’ chairman Donna Langley confirmed that production of The Croods 2 will be stopped immediately, following a meeting at DreamWorks’ HQ. The Croods 2 had been in development since shortly after the first film became an international box office hit, pulling in over $587 million worldwide. Since things at DreamWorks Animation haven’t been going very well lately, they’re looking to cut corners in areas that they don’t seem to be very confident in. As a result, around 30 employees who were working on the film will now be looking for new jobs. However, workers have been told DreamWorks hopes to keep them at the firm and will work on other film project
CN launches MagiMobile App based on Mighty Magiswords

CN launches MagiMobile App based on Mighty Magiswords

Animation, Technology
Cartoon Network drives the digital experience with the release of MagiMobile, an app that encourages uses to build their own collection of swords Cartoon Network announced the release of MagiMobile, an app based from the Universe of Mighty Magiswords. This app will encourage the users to build their own collection of swords. Mighty Magiswords follows Prohyas and Vambre, two warriors for hire who complete quests using their collection of Magiswords that each have special abilities. In the MagiMobile app, the user’s device is designed to look like the devices owned by Prohyas, Vambre and other characters in the show. The users while watching the episode of Mighty Magiswords can tap their mobile devices to allow the MagiMobile app to sync with the series.  The app then rewards users with
Mattel secures Master Toy License for Alvinnn!!!

Mattel secures Master Toy License for Alvinnn!!!

Licensing, Merchandise
Mattel has secured the master toy license for the hit CGI-animated series ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks from Bagdasarian Productions, in collaboration with Technicolor Animation Productions. A full line of toys, including role play, music items, articulated figures, playsets, R/C vehicles, plush and feature plush, will launch through a Toys “R” Us exclusive in the US. The deal was signed by PGS Entertainment, which reps ALVINNN!!! and the Chipmunks worldwide, save France (M6). Following successful launches on Nickelodeon’s international channels in 2015, the kidsnet bowed the first season of ALVINNN!!! in the US this past August, where it quickly became a top-rated program. The M6-commissioned series also airs in North America on TéléQuébec (French Canada) and Teletoon (English Canada
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