AWARD WINNING MOVIE ‘MAGIC WONDERLAND’ IS SET TO BE RELEASED THIS YEAR BY CHINA’S LARGEST LEADING ANIMATION COMPANY – ZOLAND ANIMATION
‘Zhejiang Zhongnan Animation Ltd.’ otherwise known as Zoland Animation is China’s key national original animation enterprise specialising in the latest technology for 3D, 4D and digital multimedia. Since its inauguration in 2003 the company has produced award winning animations, with a state of the art studio employing over 200 in-house animators. Zoland Animation is part of the multimedia arm for leading China conglomerate – ‘Zhejiang Zhongnan Construction Group Co., Ltd’ and is one of the largest animation houses in the country. It is currently China’s top player for animation in the local and international market.
Set to be released this year ‘Magic Wonderland’, the company’s latest original animation movie is based off the popular TV series. Targeted towards children ages 5-12, Zoland Animtaion’s original creative style combines the latest in 3D graphic design with unparalleled artwork and an intricate storyline that is sure to touch the heart of each viewer worldwide. The animation has already won a number of prestigious awards such as The Accolade for ‘Best of Show in Animation’, ‘Best Animation Performance’ at the CCG Animation Game Awards as well as ‘Best Animation Play Awards’ by the Ministry of Culture from the Republic of China.
The Chinese animation industry has rapidly evolved over recent years from an outsourcing destination for animation to one that is renowned for the uniqueness and creativity of the nation’s own original animation. With sales exceeding USD 5 billion in 2012, over 4,000 hours of animation content produced a year and Chinese animation penetration in over 70 markets; China looks to be one of the fastest growing countries for animation, production, licensing and merchandising in the world.
At the forefront of this new China animation empire sits Zoland Animation; who accounts for up to 80% of the country’s animation exports played on over 400 TV channels in 76 countries worldwide. The studio has produced over 1,000 hours of original animation and have won over 120 international and local awards and accolades and counting. In conjunction with being a full-fledged animation house, Zoland Animation is also actively involved in the production of films, TV issuance, media and book marketing, cartoon brand licensing and merchandising.