Thursday, February 22

Tag: India

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…)

Varmora Infotech Launches Kiddyworld.in, e-store for Kids

Headlines, Licensing, Merchandise, Studio
Varmora Infotech’s newest venture KiddyWorld.in is India's first of its kind e-Store for kids, that houses all Intellectual Property Consumer Products (IPCP) for direct to consumer sales. Be it the love for cartoon characters, comic book characters, dolls or superheroes, Kiddy World will provide children with a joyous sense of belonging to them through the abundant range of merchandise and product options available. Children will get a chance to have their favourite cartoons or superheroes or even their idols closer to them. (more…)

Autodesk 2016 Design & Creation Suites Now Available

Headlines, Technology
Connected desktop and cloud experience tailored by industry for designers, engineers, visual artists worldwide Autodesk, Inc. today announced the release of the new Autodesk 2016 Design Suites that offer more control than ever over all aspects of the design-to-make process through a connected desktop and cloud user experience. Autodesk design and creation suites provide customers with expanded toolsets, unique interoperability and a consistent user experience. (more…)

Box Office Update: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ grabs 35.50 Crore in India’s 1st Weekend Opening

Animation, Headlines
The Avengers‘ sequel Age Of Ultron is running brilliantly well at the Indian Box Office. The film had a perfect opening on Friday and minted around Rs. 10.75 Crore Net (107.5 million). The film’s collection progressed through out the weekend. The film earned around Rs. 35.50 Crore Net (355 million) on its first weekend at the Indian Box Office. (more…)

Toonz Announces The Flying Elephant Animation & Short Film Competition

Animation, Events, Headlines, Top Stories
Winners to be announced in May during Animation Masters Summit 2015 Toonz Media Group, the leading animation group is celebrating the ‘Art of Animation‘ by organising a two-day ‘Animation Masters Summit 2015’ from May 8-9, 2015 in Technopark, Trivandrum. Animators of national and international repute will convene in Trivandrum to share their experiences and expertise with passionate professionals and aspiring young talent. (more…)

Indian IP get global traction; India’s Purple Turtle nominated for the prestigious London Book Fair Awards 2015

Animation, Headlines, Licensing, Merchandise
~The Only Indian IP selected at LBF 2015~ ~Purple Turtle nominated for the Best Use of IP across Multiple Media Platforms Award~  ~After creating success stories in 27 countries, Aadarsh Pvt. Ltd, the brand owner of Purple Turtle plans to introduce more new IPs~ Inspired by the vision of Innovate in India, Aadarsh Pvt Ltd. a media and entertainment company from central India has set the biggest milestone for Innovation and IP industry in India with the nomination of “Purple Turtle” for the Best Use of IP across Multiple Media Platforms Award at LBF 2015. “Purple Turtle” India’s first Animated character that has gone global and created success stories in 27 countries, has now become the only Indian IP shortlisted at the prestigious London Book Fair Awards 2015. (more…)