Tuesday, November 13

Tag: Animation

Halloween Day special: These horror animated series will make you nostalgic!

Halloween Day special: These horror animated series will make you nostalgic!

Animation, Latest News
The day has finally arrived when children and adults will dress as witches, wizards, and ghosts to scare the hell out of you! Yes, we are talking about Halloween Day, which is celebrated across the globe on October 31. Halloween is celebrated on the evening of October 31st, which is the evening before the Christian feast of All Saint’s Day. Halloween’s history goes back to the ancient religion of the Celtic tribes (circa 500 B.C.) from whom came the Britons, Scots, and the Irish. There is a belief that evil spirits descend to the earth and scare people, so the Celtic people used to wear masks or paint their faces to ward off the supernatural powers. Scary though? Just days before the spooky festival, we take a look at some of the best-animated horror series. Courage -- The Cowardly
Event alert: Gaming, animation expo to take place from December 1

Event alert: Gaming, animation expo to take place from December 1

Animation, VFX
The government of Telangana in association with Telangana VFX Animation and Gaming Association (TVAGA) is conducting ‘India Joy’. The expo is scheduled to take place from December 1 to 6 to celebrate gaming and digital media & Entertainment content in Hyderabad. With 15-plus events, 5,000-plus global visitors, 25,000 footfalls during the week-long celebration, the event will be held in Hitex Exhibition Center and HICC in Hyderabad. Some of the programmes slated under ‘India Joy’ includes India Game Developers Conference, Unite India Indiwood (Film & VFX), International Animation Day, Animation Express, eSports (Blitz), Google Developers Day, India Game Expo – IGX, India Design Summit among others. India Joy is an aggregator platform, bringing together international events in
SLR Productions announces animated telemovie ‘Alice-Miranda Shines Bright’

SLR Productions announces animated telemovie ‘Alice-Miranda Shines Bright’

Animation
SLR Productions announced the production of an 80-minute animated drama comedy telemovie, “Alice-Miranda Shines Bright” in association with Screen Australia, Nine Network and ZDF Enterprises. The animated telemovie, targeted to the 6 to 9-year-old audience, will premiere locally on the Nine Network and will be distributed internationally by ZDF Enterprises. SLR Productions has adapted Alice-Miranda from the award-winning series of books by bestselling Australian author Jacqueline Harvey, published by Penguin Random House Australia. The 17-part book series (and counting) has been an extraordinary success with sales exceeding 850,000 copies in Australia and 1 million including key international territories such as UK, North America, Germany, Brazil, Hungary, Turkey and Indonesia. “Alic
Captain Marvel trailer gets a cool animated facelift!

Captain Marvel trailer gets a cool animated facelift!

Animation, Latest News
After Marvel enthralled the audiences with ‘Captain Marvel’ trailer, YouTuber Darth Blender created the animated tribute, using footage of Captain Marvel's appearances in various animated series based on Marvel Comics. Chief among these are scenes from 2010's Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, 2012's Ultimate Spider-Man, and 2013's Avengers Assemble. The animation is perfectly synced with the dialogue from the original Captain Marvel movie trailer, though the footage depicts Nick Fury with his trademark eye-patch. The new trailer features footage from Avengers Assemble, Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes, and a few things from the actual movie trailer, and it all works quite well. Check it out here: Recently, Brie Larson debuted in the first trailer for Marvel S
Skydance, ZAG to produce live-action ‘Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir’ movie

Skydance, ZAG to produce live-action ‘Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir’ movie

Animation, Latest News
Skydance Media in partnership with ZAG announced that it has secured the live-action feature film and television rights to the global animated phenomenon ‘Miraculous - Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir’. Under the deal, Skydance plans to develop and produce the first-ever live-action adaptations based on the hit property with an anticipated release in 2020. “Jeremy and everyone at ZAG has done a tremendous job in creating and building Miraculous into the massive pop culture sensation it is today,” said Jesse Sisgold, President and COO Skydance Media. ZAG’s aspirational series is the winner of the 2018 Teen Choice Award for Choice Animated Series, airs in over 120 countries worldwide. Miraculous has a passionate and active teen fan base, the “Miraculers” with over a million global subscr
#TuesdayTrivia: THIS is India’s first Sanskrit animated movie

#TuesdayTrivia: THIS is India’s first Sanskrit animated movie

Animation, Latest News
India’s first crowdsourced Sanskrit animated film Punyakoti directed by Bengaluru-based HR consultant Ravi Shanker released in July. The 90-minute film is based on a popular folk song from South India. According to media reports, thirty-five animators from across the world worked on the movie with an aim to revive the ancient language, especially among the younger generation. The film will be screened at film festival followed by its release on digital channels, theatre and then, television. The story is based on a popular folk song from South India about an honest cow called Punyakoti, who on being attacked by a tiger in the forest, begs him to let her go feed her calf and promises to return. Keeping her word, she returns to the tiger to be eaten. The tiger, moved by her honesty, lets
Phanimations is producing a 2D animated movie on ‘Sri Adi Shankaracharya’

Phanimations is producing a 2D animated movie on ‘Sri Adi Shankaracharya’

Animation
Bangalore based animation studio Phanimations is producing a 2D animated feature based on the life of Sri Adi Shankaracharya. According to a report in the Animation Xpress, the project has been commissioned by Sri Dakshinamnaya Sharada Peetham, Sringeri. The feature film is of 80-minute which comprises of three songs as well as five stotras of Sri Adi Shankaracharya. The direction and the screenplay have been done by Phani Prasanna Kumar, music by A. Ramachandra Rao and dialogues and Lyrics have been written by Lakshmi. With the project, currently in the production phase, close to eight artists worked immensely hard for almost four months on the pre-production stage.  “Transforming a serious subject like Shankaracharya into entertainment content for children is a very challenging ta
Want to pursue a career in animation? Check this out

Want to pursue a career in animation? Check this out

Animation, Latest News
Are you creative enough to transform your imagination into a cartoon character of your own? The animation is a world where everything is possible and the only limits are the confines of human imagination. However, with context to India, the sector is yet to be seen as a viable career choice when compared to the various league of professions such as engineering, medicine, and law among others. The industry is a small knit community of innovative, and creative professionals. But, remember, the path is thorny and need vigorous hard work to reap fruits. Are you ready to shell out your 24hours with almost no holidays for a better future? Then, without wasting a second, you should try animation. Animators use powerful animation software and computers to create 2-D and 3-D animation for webs...
#ThrowbackThursday: We still miss our gullible friendly-ghost – Casper!

#ThrowbackThursday: We still miss our gullible friendly-ghost – Casper!

Animation, Latest News
With the technological advancements we have started making scary horror movies such as Nun, Conjuring, Veronica or Insidious, but we still cannot forget our cute, gullible friendly-ghost ‘Casper’. Casper is the protagonist of the Famous Studios theatrical animated cartoon series of the same name who also starred in many comics, cartoon series and several films. Who was Casper? According to the 1995 feature film Casper, his family name is McFadden, making his full name Casper McFadden. Casper died when contracted pneumonia from playing out in the cold for too long. Casper is a good and friendly ghost, who, much to the chagrin of his uncles, prefers to help people, rather than scare them. Casper is a cute ghost-child with a New York accent, who prefers making friends with people inste
#MotivationalMonday: These inspiring animated movies will bring a smile to your face!

#MotivationalMonday: These inspiring animated movies will bring a smile to your face!

Animation, Latest News
It's Monday again! It’s exactly that feeling you get when you wish you could stay in bed or have just one more day for the weekend. Want to beat the Monday Blues? Here’s a list of some animated movies that will impart some life lessons in the most entertaining way and will make you feel motivated. Beauty and the Beast The old classic shows how a simple girl is captured by a beast, but with her loving and caring attitude, she wins over the beast and transforms their life into a story that reiterates that dreams do come true! Belle, a true hero, rescues her father, rescues herself, rescues Beast and everyone else on the castle. The Little Mermaid The wonderful story of a 16-year old rebellious mermaid who falls in love with a human and her adventurous journey forms the crux of the sto