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NAS and boclips collaborate to enrich classrooms

We are proud to announce our latest partnership with boclips, a platform that aggregates over 2 million video clips and maps them to curricula and courses used by education providers around the world.

Forecasted to account for 80% of all the educational content on the internet by 2019, boclips believes that video must play a proportional role in the classroom moving forward.

NAS has carefully curated a selection of high-quality content to share with boclips, including episodes from ‘Out of this Word’, a series aimed to entertain and educate children, as well as scientific explainers, to help students by providing illustrations that are highly conceptual or technical in nature.

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Next Animation Studio is proud to announce its latest partnership with LINE Taiwan to deliver daily news animations to LINE TODAY.

LINE TODAY is a global news service, providing a centralized platform for all the latest news around the world. Every day, TomoNews will deliver its unique animated news stories that cover topics from the latest trend taking over social media to the latest scientific discovery.

We’re excited to bring TomoNews’ animated news to a new audience via LINE TODAY’s distribution network.

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Spy Penguin now available on Tencent and iQiyi!

We are excited to announce that Spy Penguin is now available on Tencent and iQiyi!

Tencent and iQiyi are both well known content platforms in Asia and around the world, with over 950 million monthly visits (combined)!

Spy Penguin features a covert team of three penguins armed with high-tech weapons fight evildoers to defend and save the city of Paris. Fans from around the world have watched over 1 million minutes of Spy Penguin in 2017.

Spy Penguin to be available on Toon Goggles!

 

We’re happy to announce that Spy Penguin will now be available on Toon Goggles!

Toon Goggles is a kids-safe content platform with over 5 million users (and growing!), available in 18 languages and in over 200 countries.

Spy Penguin features a covert team of three penguins armed with high-tech weapons fight evildoers to defend and save the city of Paris. Fans from around the world have watched over 1 million minutes of Spy Penguin combined in 2017. We’re excited to bring the show to a new audience and expand its fan base through Toon Goggle’s vast distribution network.

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NAS featured in special 500th edition of Brain magazine

Next Animation Studio (NAS) was recently featured in the 500th edition of Brain magazine! Brain magazine, which was first issued in 1977, has been committed to “communicating creativity” for the past 40 years. In this special edition, Brain explores the evolution of five creative industries in Taiwan and the new opportunities and challenges that have emerged in the digital era.

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YouTube viewers watched 21 million minutes of Mad Box Zombies in October

Next Animation Studio is excited to announce that its original animation series Mad Box Zombies has recently surpassed a new milestone of 21 million minutes watched and over 6 million views! With over 14,000 subscribers, this zany zombies series has been especially popular in Indonesia, Thailand, and the United States.

In addition, new videos are being released every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Mad Box Zombies is available in 8 languages: English, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Bahasa, Spanish, Thai, and Portuguese.

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NAS creates visual design for The Sense of Music by PACE Foundation

The Sense of Music: A classical concert that showcases the use of music recognition technology and animation to bring music into a visual medium

 

TAIPEI, TAIWAN (October 20, 2017) – The Sense of Music, funded by the International Pacing Art Culture Education Foundation (PACE), is a classical concert performed in a revolutionary style. New technology and animation will be used to bring the music into a visual medium, thus creating a brand new concert-going experience for not only novices to classical music, but also for those who already appreciate the genre. The concert will be held on November 2, 2017 at the National Concert Hall. Next Animation Studio is proud to be participating in this historic event in leading the visual design of the performance. The studio’s production team worked side-by-side with sound specialists from Academia Sinica to transform the music into visual abstractions that would engage a live audience. Continue Reading

TomoLive’s interactive technology featured at Universal Studios Japan event

NAS and Japanese partner, AID-DCC brought TomoLive to a Universal Studios Japan event. “TALK ENTERTAINMENT REALIVE PRESENTED BY COCA-COLA” is an interactive event that allows the audience to interact with a 3D character controlled by NAS real-time animation technology. The event will take place at the ‘Canal City Hakata’ shopping mall in Fukuoka, from September 23 until February 2018.

 

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Thousands of high-quality news animation now available with News Direct Archive

High-quality news animations from the newly launched News Direct Archive is now available for licensing! Access thousands of HD animations from the archive from topics ranging from recent and archival news events, science and tech, medical, military, space discoveries, and much more. New videos are being updated daily as the NAS animation team produces new animations on the latest trending topics. Find specific videos by entering keywords into the search bar at the top of the page.

News Direct animations fills in the gaps when video footage is missing and provides clear illustrations of news that is highly conceptual or technical in nature. Available for broadcast, documentaries, and other commercial uses, these daily high-quality animated graphics visually enhance communications by adding a new dimension to help viewers understand breaking news stories and in-depth features. The animations are ready to use as is or can be edited with additional footage and graphics to create a rich multimedia experience. News Direct’s animations have been featured on CBS, Univision, The Huffington Post, Al Jazeera, Telemundo and other media outlets.

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Taiwan’s Public Television Services features NAS technology

Next Animation Studio was featured in Taiwan’s Public Television Services.
Public Television Services (PTS) created a special segment, named【你所不知道的創意科技】, to cover NAS motion capture technology, the segment was hosted by Taiwanese entertainer Patty Wu (吳怡霈). The segment also featured NAS’s lightning-fast news production pipeline and real-time animation technology, where the host interacted with 3D animated characters through TomoLive, as well as getting a hands-on experience as a motion capture actor.

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