Animation Industry Grows in Singapore

Animation Industry Grows in Singapore

The animation business is growing in Singapore.

The New York Times points out recent highlights of the local animation industry:

That is the case with Dream Defenders, developed and produced by Tiny Island Productions of Singapore and introduced in October at the Mipcom trade show in Cannes. When completed, the 26-episode show will be the first three-dimensional series from Singapore.

Another local studio, Sparky Animation, signed a contract with the Jim Henson Co., creator of the Muppets, to co-produce a second season of the award-winning children’s series Dinosaur Train, which is animated and computer-generated. It also participated in the first series.

Meanwhile, August Media Holdings, which is based in Singapore, recently signed a $60 million deal with the U.S. media company Classic Media to develop and jointly produce 10 new shows for television. They will be based on children’s classics from Classic Media’s catalog, which includes "George of the Jungle" and "Mister Magoo."

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