Malaysia-produced ‘Ribbit’ Tops Niagara Fest

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Ribbit, a 3D animation comedy/adventure story about a frog with an identity crisis won the Best Family Film Award at its world premiere at Canada’s Niagara Integrated Film Festival in Canada.

Directed and written by Chuck Powers, Ribbit features the voices of Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings), Tim Curry (The Hunt for Red October), Russell Peters (comedienne extraordinaire) and Cherami Leigh (Fast Food Nation), and was recorded in Los Angeles.

The development and post-production works was entirely completed in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, while the animation production took place in Cyberjaya and Mumbai, India. The bulk of the rendering work was done in Hong Kong.

The film will be released in a number of major territories including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Japan, China, South Korea, South America and the Middle East, commencing in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Malaysia will release the original English version and an adaptation on Sept. 4.

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