9 October 2006
Volume - 2
Issue - 15
Virgin Comics, Kahani World to co produce Secrets of the seven sounds
Virgin Comics and Kahani World Inc. an independent animation company headquartered in Toronto and have teamed up to co-produce Secrets of the Seven Sounds, a full length animated feature for kids 7 and up, inspired by the Ramayana.Read
Regional comics on the forefront with Bengali comic Hattagol
Hattagol!, a Bengali comic book created by artists Arijit Chowdhury and Subhashis Ghosh has been launched in September. The comics will be available in a magazine format of 32-64 pages, a collector's edition of 48 pages and a graphic novel of 80-90 pages.Read
Regional Comics Illustration artist Arijit C 's Slideshow & Animation Creative Director Subhashis Ghosh's Slideshow
QUALCOMM Chair Established at IIT Madras
QUALCOMM Incorporated announced on 4 October 2006, the establishment of a QUALCOMM Chair at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras.Read
More News
Animax ropes in Supriya Bambawale as marketing manager in India
SPE Networks' Japanese anime channel Animax has appointed Supriya Bambawale as marketing manager in India.Read
Raymond's invests Rs 70 mn in kids apparel brand Zapp!; second store unveiled in Mumbai
Raymond's foray into the kid's apparel market with Zapp! saw its first entry into big metros with the Mumbai launch today. Following this, the brand will unveil its third store in Kolkata next week.Read
Cartoon Network goes the live action way with its first original TV movie 'Re-Animated'
Cartoon Network has announced the completion of principal photography on its first original live-action television movie, Re-Animated, which will combine elements of live-action and animation.Read
Disney's BV Games adds 'Disney Princess' & 'The Little Mermaid' titles in the US
Disney Princesses and Ariel are joining the "Disney on the Go" portfolio of handheld video games. New handheld video game titles based on the Disney Princess and The Little Mermaid franchises will now be available at retail stores throughout North America.Read
Nickelodeon & Produce for Kids campaign encourage kids to lead healthier lifestyles
Kids channel Nickelodeon, has partnered with Produce for Kids to kick off a health campaign which will run till 5 November. Produce for Kids is an organization that educates kids on the benefits of healthy eating.Read
Nick US introduces interactivitity for preschoolers
American Pre-schoolers will “just press play.” Noggin, the commercial-free, educational preschool network from US kids firm Nickelodeon, is introducing a new form of interactive viewing for preschoolers, on its new, original, live-action series, The Upside Down Show.Read
Nickelodeon's 'Let's Just Play Go Healthy Challenge' kicks off in US
Nickelodeon and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation has kicked off the "Go Healthy Challenger Search 2007," today, a nationwide US campaign that seeks to find the kids who will be featured in next year's Let's Just Play Go Healthy Challenge.Read
Nick celebrates 'Worldwide Day of Play' on 30 Sept; analyses American leisure habits
As Nickelodeon celebrates Worldwide Day of Play by "going dark" on air 30 September to encourage kids to get up, go out and go play, Leisure Trends Group takes a look at recent trends in America's leisure habits.Read
Hungama TV to telecast talent show 'Mother n Child' on 14 &15 October
The Multimedia Informatics talent show Mother n Child grand finale round will be held on Sunday, 1 October in Mumbai. The telecast partners are Hungama TV and the show will be aired as a two part program on 14 and 15 October.Read
Disney's Buena Vista Games to acquire Climax Racing
Buena Vista Games, Inc. (BVG), the interactive entertainment affiliate of The Walt Disney Company has announced the acquisition of video games company Climax Racing.Read
Syncere Arts earnestly efforts at ' Indian paradigm' in gaming
The Toronto headquartered company with a development facility in Gujrat is convinced that there is great potential for Indian themed games for the Indian market. It is currently working on a game based on the Mahabharata.Read
Click here to see the Slideshow of Syncere Arts
Filaments Visual Effects, another feather in the India hat
Think VFX in India and the recall is Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore etc, But did one know of a VFX studio in Patna ? That too working and delivering high quality FX work for International projects?Read
Mark IV aims at making a mark in medical simulation
Medical Simulation is an area that many in Indian CG have identified as one with great potential, the news is that a few of them have ventured into it too.Read
ATI unlimited takes shot at edutainment, products ready to roll
Pune based ATI Unlimited (not to be confused with graphics technology company ATI) is taking a shot at the edutainment market, with multimedia products ready to roll soon.Read
Recruitment Classifieds
Visual Computing Labs is recruiting talented digital artists for various Animation and Visual effects projects. Layout Artists; Storyboard Artists; Color Panelists; 2D Animators; Character /Sets /Prop Modelers; Riggers; 3D Animators; Programmers with Maya API experience; 3D and Vfx Compositors - To build your career with us, please apply to vclcareers@tataelxsi.co.in
ANIBRAIN DIGITAL is hiring Direct X & Open GL programmers for developing high end interactive 3D applications and gaming! Good C++ & mathematics knowledge a must. Contact immediately to join a fun & challanging work environment. Contact - 022 2637 4526 & hireme@anibrain.com
FrameFLow. Challenging Hollywood work awaits talented & aspiring digital artists. Compositors, Roto artists, Paint & touchup artists and 3D Animators. challenge.me@frameflow.com
NVIDIA is hiring! Application Engineer - Digital Film, India. To be based in Mumbai.
Production Designer to be based in Pune.
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