Scrawl, MDAS ink co-production deal
Five prods. to be available to int'l buyers within five yearsAsian players are bent on boosting their local TV animation industry.
At MIPTV on Tuesday, Singapore animation company Scrawl Studios, in collaboration with the Media Development Authority of Singapore, unveiled five co-production deals worth $14 million.
Another Singapore-based company, Tiny Island Productions, is hooking up with Thai-based company Shellhut Entertainment to co-produce a 3D CG-animated film, targeted for release in 2012. The 90-minute feature is based on a TV series called "Shelldon," created by Shellhut Entertainment. Season one of that series, released last year, has aired on various broadcasters in Europe, and home video deals are in place for the show in many territories.