Saturday, September 22

Tag: India

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…)

Jungle Book’ is casting super –spells at India’s Box Office, the Second Biggest Debut for a Hollywood Film!!!

Animation, Headlines
Movie marketers from across India have pulled off a rocking and smashing debut for their latest reel-magic- The Jungle Book, clocking 101 Million Rupee on the opening day haul. In an unprecedented move from the giant Disney, Indian were given ‘Royal Treatment’   with a leisure to see Jungle Book a week ahead of its release in rest of the world. (more…)

Kids Content Act- the Hottest Chorus from Entertainment and Animation Industry…

Animation, Headlines
Our Heroes and Veterans from the industry appear to be up in arms to bring the law that will safeguard our celebrated culture from counter- productive content-carbons of TV sets that stray their kids...  A nation of a billion-India is been embracing television for about 6 decades now, our predecessors held TV sets as their ‘Buddies’, they grew with it , but for the running generation it’s all about hype, nostalgia and yes TRPs. Kids hear ‘Good Morning’ and bed time grandparent –parables from television, it’s their Virtual-Visa, and in essence it makes them believe the globe is so beautiful. So, this makes kids programming content, a ‘Job’ that is highly responsible one with accountability fixed, and whooping numbers in terms of number of kids-channels across India too talks and im

LIMA Appoints Rutika Malaviya as New Representative in India

Headlines, Licensing, Merchandise, Top Stories
The International Licensing Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA), the global trade association for the licensing industry, announces Rutika Malaviya, Rooh Entertainment, as the Official LIMA Representative in India.  Rutika is Editor-In-Chief of Animation Digital Digest and Founder and CEO of Rooh Entertainment. She previously was a member of the LIMA India Advisory Committee. (more…)

FX School Announces India’s First Virtual Reality Gaming Course!

Animation, Education, Headlines
FX School is proud to announce India’s first Virtual Reality Game Design & Development course! Students opting for this course will be amongst the first not only in India, but in the world and will have a real chance at becoming Global Leaders in a $150 billion industry! The Diploma in Game Design & Development program is an intensive 12-month course that trains students in all aspects of making a game from scratch. At the end of the course, students will have the know-how to create high-end 3D games enabled for the Oculus Rift (a virtual reality head-mounted display) as well as for PCs and gaming consoles. What’s more, this course does not require students to learn or know any computer coding! (more…)