Dinosaur Train’s first Live Musical at Marina Square Singapore

For the first time ever, a union between Sparky Animation, X System and Marina Square Singapore, Dinosaur Train Live Musical will be staged at Marina Square Mall from Dec 1 to 16, 2012. The musical is free to public and is held at the atrium of the mall.

This 22-minute musical will feature characters from the popular Dinosaur Train TV animation, Buddy, Tiny, Mr Conductor and King Cryolophosaurus.

And there will be 2 other fringe activities held from 17 to 21 December following the show. One is ‘Dinosaur Train Green Screen Snap Shot’ you can take a photo at the Dinosaur Train Green Screen Photo Station and pick your favourite photo background just for $5. You will also be given a specially printed Dinosaur Train notebook with the photo.

The other interesting activity is the animation workshop where kids ages from 5 to 12 years old can learn to create Dinosaur Train’s characters in stunning 3D at the 1-hour workshop. The registration fee per child per session is $10 and there will be 3 sessions at 1pm, 3pm & 5pm daily. Each participant will bring home the created 3D character and a goody bag.

Come and join us the unique experience in Marina Square!

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Sparky tale gets nod at Asian TV awards

An animation series by a home-grown company has been nominated for the Best 3D Animated Programme award at the Asian Television Awards 2012.

One Stormy Night, by Sparky Animation – a CGI-animation production firm – is a 26-part television series about the friendship between May, a young goat, and Gabu, a wolf who is also May’s best friend.

A collaboration with Baku Enterprise and Duckbill Entertainment Japan, One Stormy Night is based on a Japanese children’s book by award-winning author Yuiichi Kimura.

“(The nomination) certainly proves that we have had the correct formula, with great story from Japan and quality CGI work from Sparky Singapore,” said Dr K.C.Wong, the founder and chief executive of Sparky Animation.

Tomorrow, 20 lucky kids will get to see how animation series’, such as One Stormy Night, are created at Sparky Animation. They have each won the chance to tour the firm’s studio in New Industrial Road.

The winners sent in the correct answer to the question, “One Stormy Night is a story of the unlikely friendship between which two animations?” – a goat and a wolf – in a My Paper contest on Nov 12.

The winners are: Julia Tai, Lim Choon Charng, Benedict, Vivien Soh, Fooard Zosopari, Maslindah Kasman, Li Ji Xian, Annie Tng, Rachel Wong, Lee Cheng, KM Rahmansha, Liow Lay Choo, Jacqueline Chan, Chua Mui Cher, Tan Chew Bee, Tay Phek Huang, Yeoh Jia Kai, Lim Beng Choo, Lakshmi Dash and Lim Choon Er.

 

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