Singapore’s production firms have created original animated/ computer-generated works shown on global broadcasters and sold to overseas markets.
Singapore is a flourishing centre for animation production. Lucasfilm Animation recognised this and set up a facility in Singapore in 2004 to produce films, TV programmes and games for a global audience. Singapore has since made its mark on the world map with cutting-edge visual work done for notable Hollywood projects such as Iron Man and Prince of Persia, by the Singapore offices of Industrial Light & Magic and Double Negative Visual Effects.
Singapore-made content has now attained both recognition and reach. A success story is Dinosaur Train, co-produced by local animation powerhouse, Sparky Animation and The Jim Henson Company. It received the prestigious 2010 Prix Jeunesse Award and was also one of the most-watched PBS children’s programmes in 2009 and 2010. With season two in the works, the series has secured more than 20 licensing and merchandising partners in the United States alone and several more globally. Other notable highlights include Nanoboy, an animated TV series produced by Scrawl Studios and Rob the Robot produced by Singapore’s One Animation and Canada’s Amberwood Entertainment. With the industry heading full-steam into stereoscopic 3D, homegrown animation company Tiny Island Productions will produce the country’s first stereoscopic 3D animated TV series, Dream Defenders, which will be distributed by Classic Media.
Click on the links below to see what Singapore’s animation sector has to offer.
Click here to download the Animation eBrochure
Click here to download the Animation PDF file
Click here to access the Media Directory