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‘Shaktimaan’ recreated in animation


May 17th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Popular Indian superhero series "Shaktimaan" has been animated and it comes every weekday on Nick channel.The first season of the series is a co-production between Reliance ... Read more...

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Banderas lends voice to 3D animated film


April 6th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Granada (Spain), April 6 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actor Antonio Banderas has lent his voice to one of the main characters in "Justin and the Knights of Valour", a feature-length 3D animated ... Read more...

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‘Arthur Christmas’ - Rekindles Christmas spirit (IANS Movie Review)


January 14th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Arthur Christmas"; Cast: James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent; Directors: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook; Rating: ****One of the most delightful mythologies of the world is that of Santa ... Read more...

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‘Hollywood can’t afford animation films for kids only’


November 28th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Hollywood, despite its burgeoning budgets, can no longer afford to make animation films exclusively for children, says Academy Award winning producer Hugh Welchman.Speaking to reporters in ... Read more...

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Hollywood misses key tech ally


October 8th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) In the death of Apple's visionary co-founder Steve Jobs, US entertainment industry has lost a key technology envoy who helped push the film, TV and music ... Read more...

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‘Angry birds’ cookbook is on the way


June 9th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The “Angry Birds” franchise is growing with reports that a cookbook is on the way soon. The head of the game’s maker revealed that there ... Read more...

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First Indo-Latin American animation film tops in Argentina


September 17th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) "Gaturro", the first Indo-Latin American 3D animation film that was completely produced at Toonz Animation studio here, has topped the box office in Argentina, a statement Friday said. The ... Read more...

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Lucrative business innings for India at Cannes 2010


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) An official entry of "Udaan", the second appearance of Mrinal Sen's classic "Khandahar", over 50 Indian companies with more than 150 movies to sell -- the ... Read more...

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Disney India aims to boost domestic animation market


February 8th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Undeterred by the failure of their first outing "Roadside Romeo", the Indian arm of leading animation studio Disney is set to continue making films here to ... Read more...

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Crest India, Lionsgate announce second 3D animation movie


February 4th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Mumbai-based animation studio Crest Animation and US-based Lionsgate Family Entertainment Thursday announced here their second 3D animation movie, as part of a three-film deal. Titled "Norm of the North", ... Read more...

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‘Eyes of Silence’ first animation film to grab five international awards


June 15th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, June 15 (ANI): 'Eyes of Silence' has becomes the first animation film from India to win five international awards and to be selected for screening in as many as 11 international ... Read more...

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HASTENING THE HOLIDAYS, POGO LAUNCHES


April 8th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"THE JUNGLE BOOK' SERIES and NEW SEASON OF "CHHOTA BHEEM'New Delhi : April, 2009 - Setting the tone for the upcoming holiday season, POGO introduces captivating new series, of the classic ... Read more...

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Chinese team in Kerala to study IT sector


March 25th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 25 (IANS) An eight-member delegation from China's Shenyang city Wednesday visited the information technology campus Technopark here to pick up tips on software outsourcing. The officials from the Shenyang Information Industry ... Read more...

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Steven Spielberg, an investment fraud victim?


December 17th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 17 (ANI): Steven Spielberg, along with Jeffrey Katzenberg, may never see a chunk of his millions following reports that the director may have been another victim of fraudulent investment ... Read more...

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Pune to have animation school, gurukul style


August 8th, 2008 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
By V. Vijayalakshmi Pune, Aug 8 (IANS) Who says technology and tradition are poles apart? Modern subjects like animation, gaming and broadcast journalism will soon be taught 'gurukul' style - modelled on the ... Read more...

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This Ganesha speaks English, dons Bermuda shorts!


June 21st, 2008 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
By Jivraj Burman Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) A cute Ganesha who speaks fluent English, has tattoos on his arms and guitar in hand - that's how the endearing character in the sequel to ... Read more...

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Where ‘original Indian animation’ is name of game


June 8th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Vijayalakshmi Pune, June 8 (IANS) One tour of Pune's Big Animation studio makes you realise that the Indian animation industry has come of age. And the man behind this set-up is ... Read more...

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Universal Studio acquires distribution rights of ‘Mostly Ghostly’


May 28th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, May 28 (IANS) Technopark-based Toonz Animation announced Wednesday that the distribution rights of its feature film 'Mostly Ghostly' have been acquired by Universal Studio, a division of Universal Pictures. Based on ... Read more...

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Now ‘item song’ to jazz up animated film


May 28th, 2008 - 8:56 am ICT by admin
By Jivraj Burman Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Even if irrelevant to the story, the tantalising item song has become integral to Bollywood movies these days. So much so that it is now spicing ... Read more...

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Hollywood goes 3D to keep theatres in picture


March 14th, 2008 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, March 14 (DPA) Staring at a future of downloadable films and near cinema-quality home movie systems, Hollywood is gambling that a shift to 3D theatres will keep movie-goers ... Read more...

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Percept to give fillip to Indian animation movies


March 4th, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) The Percept Picture Company (PPC), known for its popular animation movie "Hanuman Returns", has struck a deal with Hyderabad-based animation studio DQ Entertainment for its forthcoming animation film ... Read more...

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Tamil super hero Rajnikanth to act in 3D animation film


January 14th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Jan 14 (ANI): India gets its first 3-D superhero, when south Indian film star Rajnikanth dons an animated persona for a forthcoming film titled- 'Sultan the Warrior'. Rajnikanth, a regional star whose ... Read more...

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