Wednesday, November 14

Tag: India

The Parr Family is pulling ‘Incredible’ box office numbers in India, North America

The Parr Family is pulling ‘Incredible’ box office numbers in India, North America

The Parr Family is pulling off some incredibly historic numbers at the box office. In India, Incredibles 2 remained unaffected from big releases such as Salman Khan’s Race 3 and Ranbir Kapoor starrer Sanju. Incredibles 2 hit 1,000 screens in India on June 22 and earned Rs 3.85 crore on opening day. According to a report in the Moneycontrol, during its first weekend, the film collected Rs 17.85 crore and moved on to collect Rs 30 crore. The film has secured its position on the list of successful animation films from Hollywood surpassing the 2016 film Kung Fu Panda 3 that earned Rs 22.12 crore. According to media reports, the sequel has passed half a billion dollars, making it the first animated film in history to hit USD 500 million in North America, and grossed USD 268.4 million in oth
Pogo gears up for Christmas with content line up

Pogo gears up for Christmas with content line up

Animation, Channels
Pogo gears up this December with two new movies, power packed episodes, exciting contests and the year’s biggest blockbusters for all its fans. Saturdays and Sundays get way more exciting with the launch of a brand new show APPU - The Yogic Elephant; the adventures of an elephant calf named Appu who makes friends with a little girl, Neena and her pet dog Tiger. Glued together by friendship and fuelled by courage, the trio set out on a series of adventures to discover new yogic powers – every weekend at 8:30am. Super Bheem and his friends set out on their most exciting adventure yet in a brand new movie, ‘Super Bheem: Fire and Ice’ which premieres on 25 December, 2016 at 10.30 am. A Prince of fire and a Queen with a vengeance promises to make the tale action-packed and a visual treat fo
11-year-old Anvita Telang’s Google doodle is the highlight of Children’s Day

11-year-old Anvita Telang’s Google doodle is the highlight of Children’s Day

Google India celebrates Children’s Day on November 14 with a unique doodle created and designed by the very young and talented Anvita Telang A student at Pune's Vibgyor High School, Anita illustrates greeneries, water, balloons among many other things that every child has grown up playing. She also spreads the message that people should try to enjoy every moment of their lives. This year, Google invited entries from children across the country to create doodles on theme "If I could teach anyone anything, it would be". The best entry is featured on Google homepage. Google has run competitions for its doodles (a special picture message seen above the homepage search bar) since 2009. "With 'Doodle 4 Google' competition, the aim is to promote creativity, passion and imagination in younge
YouTube Kids launched in India

YouTube Kids launched in India

Animation, Channels, Headlines
YouTube announced the launch of YouTube Kids in India, an app designed keeping children and parents in mind. The free app makes exploring videos easier for kids, and is available on Google Play and Apple App store in India starting today, the company said. YouTube Kids app has ‘larger images’ and ‘bold icons’ which makes it easier for ‘little thumbs’ to navigate through the content; along with voice search functionality. Kids can now browse channels and playlists in four categories- Music, Shows, Learning and Explore. “YouTube Kids comes to India at a great time for millions of Indian families, as it provides children access to content that will enrich their lives and create new opportunities for learning,” Malik Ducard, YouTube’s Global Head of Family and Learning, said in a state

Nick Ties Hands with Toys “R” us Europe for TMNT partnership…

Animation, Headlines, Licensing
In collaboration with the summer theatrical release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Nickelodeon and Toys “R” Us Europe will roll out its strong consumer products program that is themed on the anthropomorphic reptiles.  Specifically in-store boutiques, digital experiences and exclusive sweepstakes competitions are among the spotlight of the program that will reach Toys “R” Us countries and continents spanning UK, Spain, Portugal, France and Poland. Some other highlight will include in-store meet-and-greets with Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael, a Turtles takeover on the Toys “R” Us Europe e-commerce site and social channels, a new MEGA Bloks range, plus exclusive new Turtles products from Playmates Toys, including a TMNT Movie Mask that is being stocked c

Indian Economy to witness rush of reforms in IPR Sector…

Latest News, Licensing, People
Indian economy to get new reforms in the Intellectual Property Rights in recent years… Last week, Indian government assented to a new Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) policy. It lays out seven broad objectives – which include strong laws, effective enforcement, better administration, promotion of public awareness, human capital development, generation and commercialization of IPRs – which are to be achieved through ‘detailed action points.’ (more…)

Nick’s Downfall and Pogo’s upgrade in Week 18!

Animation, Channels, Top Stories
 TRP ratings for the week-18 unfurl some staggering figures about the channels and their flagship shows!!! The TRPs of India for the Week 18 have been released and this time it’s been a down fall for Nick from 1st rank in Week 17 to 2nd rank in Week 18 with a difference of 2315 seconds from the previous week’s ratings.  Pogo has registered an upgrade and has been at the helm of the TRPs in Week 18 with an addition of 11309 seconds to the previous week’s ratings. (more…)

Disney’s Half Naked- Mowgli is getting Richer at the Box Office!

Animation, Headlines, Latest News, Top Stories
It’s been Constant- Christmas for the dear- Disney from the time Jungle Book is unveiled at the theatres, the movie is on a tear at the Box-office, raking in massive millions... The Jungle Book is destroying the competition by trouncing its rival-movies at the domestic and international box offices, following a stellar performance on 70 mm screens; the Movie is heading towards a crowning glory. (more…)

MAAC students’ short film pays tribute to Babasaheb Ambedkar

Animation, Education, Headlines
The 3.20 minute film called Dr. B.R. Ambedkar – Jewel in India’s crown is inspired from the life and teachings of the father of Indian constitution On the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti four students of Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC) released a short film paying tribute to the father of Indian constitution. The 3.20 minute, motion graphic  film called Dr. B.R. Ambedkar – Jewel in India’s crown has been made by the four students of MAAC Bangalore, with assistance from Ravi Kiran, Technical Faculty, MAAC Indiranagar; and were mentored by Amit Dang, Zonal Academics Head - (South), MAAC. (more…)