Mickey Mouse is ready for his major comeback. On Friday, June 28 at 8:30 p.m.,...
SIGGRAPH Asia will return to the city where it started, with the five-year-old confab scheduled to take place Nov. 28-Dec. 1 in Singapore. The annual convention for the best artists working in animation, digital art, graphics and technology industries also announced its first speakers: Karlheinz Brandenburg, creator of the MP3 format; [...]
Eric Khoo’s animated documentary about manga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi has been selected as Singapore’s official entry in the foreign-language category at the 84th Academy Awards. Tatsumi, which is based on the 800-page manga A Drifting Life, received solid reviews at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, where it premiered in the [...]
France-based Moonscoop has signed deals in Europe and Asia for its 3D animated preschooler series SamSam. Italy’s Rai and Turner Broadcasting Italy have each acquired season two of SamSam (39 x 8 mins.) following the popularity of the series in the territory. SamSam also continues to build a presence in Asia [...]
Singapore-based Tiny Island’s CG animated series Dream Defenders is set to debut in stereoscopic 3D in the United States on 3net. The new deal gives 3net — a 3D network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX — the rights for 3D broadcast, home video, publishing and merchandising in the U.S. Dream [...]
The Asia Television Forum is gearing up for its 11th edition Dec. 8-10 in Singapore with the theme “Above and Beyond.” Organizers of the event say the market for Asian TV content is growing and this year’s event will feature a record number of pavilions at 13, featuring new entries from [...]
Lucasfilm is building a new home for its animation, gaming and visual effects operations in Singapore, Variety reports. The new facility will feature eight storys with about 242,000 square feet of office space. Located in the Fusionopolis area of the nation, the building boasts a futuristic design and will be [...]