Animasia Studios from Malaysia, Agogo International (Hong Kong), and Spain’s Neptuno Films have agreed to co-produce the 2D animated action-adventure series Kung Fu Chicken (26×22).
The series follows the adventures of a kung fu-style protection agency called Golden Egg Securities. Edmund Chan, managing director of Animasia Studio, said the deals strengthened Animasia’s presence in Europe and China.
Another Malaysian company, Ed-Online Technologies, and Scrawl Studios in Singapore and the UK’s Bryant Whittle have signed to co-develop and co-produce animated pre-school series Red, Yellow & Blue (52 x 11 mins).
Animasia Studio and two other Malaysian companies – 2D and 3D specialist Backbone Entertainment and 3D animation expert Les Copaque – have agreed distribution deals with the US’s Latin Media Corporation.
Photo: The Kung Fu Chicken partners, left to right: National Film Development Corporation of Malaysia’s Nurhayati Othman, Animasia Studios’ Edmund Chan, Agogo International’s Steven Ching, Neptuno Films’ Josep Viciana, MDEC’s Kamil Othman, and Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission’s Roslan Mohamad
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