India’s International animation and entertainment company Toonz Media Group and Hollywood-based mobile entertainment network ReachMe.TV have launched Toonz TV, a next gen channel for the young and young at heart. “We all know that the entertainment landscape is changing, and kids’ programming is a big part of that evolution,” said ReachMe.TV Co-founder and CEO Lynnwood Bibbens. “Toonz’s immense experience from software development to feature film animation and interactive gaming is a perfect match for our platform and our 100 million plus viewers on the go!” The venture will leverage ReachMe.TV’s production and entertainment platform and Toonz’s creative team to create new titles and tap into Toonz’s popular international animation catalogue and a growing collection of interactive and
Animation Masters Summit that has been celebrating the art of animation since 1999 is gearing up to host its annual event that will be held on 5 and 6 May in Thiruvananthapuram. The two-day summit will commence with an inaugural ceremony on 5 May at 9 am. Fred Wang, vice president of the China Film Foundation and director of the board of Hong Kong International Film Festival Society will inaugurate the summit. The inaugural ceremony will be followed by sessions from masters like venture capitalist Keyur Patel, Sony Pictures Networks, VP and programming head, Ronojoy Chakraborty and renowned screenwriter Anjum Rajabali. Following the tradition, Toonz has curated a line-up of the finest experts from the industry including Abhijit Avasthi (Ad guru and Sideways Consulting founder
Toonz Media Group, the international animation and entertainment company based in Thiruvananthapuram, India has launched Toonz Games, a new global division that will develop world class games on a variety of platforms including Android, iOS, Windows and others. Along with the support of AR and VR, Toonz Games will use the latest technologies available to create stunning and thrilling gaming experiences. Operating from the state-of-the-art studio at Technopark in Thiruvananthapuram, India, the global division will consult with the veteran team of creators with over two decades of experience in animation and content for kids and families using their existing talent pool of gaming artists, animators and programmers at their studio. Toonz Games is headed by Sunil A.P, a gaming and animati...
Toonz Media Group has announced that the third edition of Flying Elephant Animation and Short Film Competition will be held at a prestigious annual animation event to be held in May in Trivandrum this year. It is also holding a competition at the venue. The competition will be held as part of the ‘Animation Masters Summit 2017. Animators of national and international repute will converge in Trivandrum to share their experiences and expertise with passionate professionals and aspiring young talent. Toonz has invited entries in four categories namely Animation Short Films, Animation Feature Films, Students Short Films and Live Action Short Films. “The Flying Elephant is a symbolic representation of providing creativity wings to spread, fly and create the most innovative and interesting
“Uma and Devan Namaste!” highlights how an Indian brother and sister navigate growing up in another country. Toonz Media Group has partnered with New York based Sharmaji Productions, LLC to produce a full season of Uma and Devan Namaste!, an animated children’s series that is the first of its kind. Targeting preschoolers, the show explores the daily lives of Indian-American siblings, Uma and Devan as they balance growing up in the U.S. while staying true to their Indian heritage. “Namaste,” a respectful greeting meaning “I bow to you,” conveys a message that recognizes and emphasizes the good in each individual – a central focus of the series. Each episode highlights important lessons that are universal to any culture, while incorporating aspects of Indian culture to help the children b
Stellar Stalwarts from the Animation and Visual effects circuit will be flashing their delicate brilliance at the event, lovers and aspirants will be fed with ‘Right Stuff’ which would help them in catapulting to the very top in the industry … ‘Animation Masters Summit’ is just around the corner! The Capital city will witness the conglomeration of Animation and Visual Effects experts and animation lovers celebrating the ‘Spirit of Animation’ at the two-day summit during May 6-7 at Technopark. (more…)
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…)