Sparky Animation opens its doors in Malaysia!

Sparky Animation is thrilled to announce the set up of a new subsidiary company in Subang Jaya, Malaysia by March 2014.

Sparky Animation (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd, will be located at the following address:

 Suites B-6-1 to 8, Level 6, Block B, Sky Park

Garden Shoppe, One City,

Jalan USJ 25/1A, 47650 Subang Jaya,

Selangor, Malaysia

The new modernistic space is also home to a mega shopping mall, hotel, fitness centre, restaurants and cinemas, which is conveniently located near airports and major highways. The landmark is also just a 25 minute drive from all major destinations, including Kuala Lumpur City Centre.

By June 2014, the studio would amount to 14,000 sq. ft, with a targeted manpower strength of 120 by December 2014.

Interested applicants may apply via the following address: jobsmy@sparkyanim.com

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Setting a trail for the Black Dragons

Sparky’s investor, Frenz Holdings which is home to Frenz United Football Club, is currently holding an International tournament in Malaysia, which featured a prelude match with Liverpool FC U-17.

Sparky Animation lent its creative hands to a trailer for the Black Dragons which will be featured during the Live telecast of the matches.

From 11th until 26th January 2014, Frenz United FC, together with Frenz United Football Academy and Football Association of Malaysia (FAM), proudly present the second Frenz International Cup 2014 (teams with players under 16 years old). Frenz International Cup is one of the major tournaments organized by Frenz United FC primarily to promote the continued development of young athletes as it relates to the fundamentals of football, sportsmanship, and athletic competition.

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Sparky Animation @ ATF 2013

Sparky Animation is proud to be a part of the Asia TV Forum 2013 (ATF). Asia’s leading entertainment content market provides top players with the opportunity to buy, sell, finance, distribute and co-produce, across all platforms.

Visit us at our Facebook page for snippets of the event: www.facebook.com/SparkyAnimation.sg

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A delightful visit by the students of SP

Year 2 students undertaking their Diploma in Digital Animation in SP were recently given a better insight into a career in animation. This group of 50 students had the opportunity to get an inside look of what it really means to be in this industry. The following feedback was received by some of the students:

What is your impression of Sparky Animation after the tour?

Regina Phang says, “Very good. I found it an enlightening visit and thought it was impressive how much work has been done by Sparky.”

Jaslyn Lim says, “Before the visit, I did not think that the industry in Singapore was very strong but the visit to Sparky has proved me wrong.”

Natalie Kok says, ” It lives up to its good reputation.”

Would you consider applying for a job at Sparky Animation and why?

Joseph Cheng says,  ”Yes I really like the working system and the strong pipeline, especially the tools provided.”

Geraldine Khor says, “Yes. I want to improve on my animation skills and I think that Sparky is able to bring me closer to my potential.”

Wu Yi Qing says, “Yes! The studio seems interesting and the people are friendly too.”

Check out some of the pictures taken from the event at our Facebook page –  www.facebook.com/SparkyAnimation.sg

 

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Principal/CEO of SP pops by Sparky Animation

Having a number of SP interns in Sparky, we welcomed the Principal and CEO of the polytechnic to take a tour around the studio. The main intent of this visit was for the principal to have a first look of how his graduates fair in the animation industry and if the training provided in SP is indeed relevant to meet the needs/expectations of this industry. It was a fruitful event which ended in a casual get-to-know session with his SP graduates in Sparky.

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One Stormy Night Co-producer, Bandai Visual visits!

Sparky was recently humbled by the arrival of Bandai Visual at our studio. The Japanese co-producer for our TV series, One Stormy Night, was in town and popped by for a tour of the facilities in hopes to get acquainted with the company’s workflow. Bandai Visual Company, Limited, is a Japanese anime, film production and distribution enterprise, established by Bandai Company, Limited and a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings, Inc., which is based in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

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MDA graces Sparky Animation with a visit to the studio

Sparky Animation recently hosted the delegates from MDA (Media Development Authority), on a visit around the studio.

CEO of MDA, Ms Koh Lin-Net was the guest of honour during this momentous occasion.

The main intent of the visit was for MDA to gain a better insight into the Animation industry in Singapore and ways for the organization to render support.

Sparky was thrilled to feature our shows and the processes involved in creating such masterpieces.

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Sparky joins the ‘Toggle’ bandwagon!

In a mutual collaboration, Singapore’s Mediacorp has recently acquired to bring on Sparky Animation’s portfolio of series’ to Toggle! Season 2 of Dinosaur Train together with One Stormy Night, Fleabag Monkeyface, Mr Moon, Jack and Gogoriki will be available to ‘Toggle Prime Pack’ subscribers.

Toggle is an interactive service that goes beyond the television set, bringing entertainment, lifestyle tips, news and information to viewers across multiple devices. The service is available online, on smart phones, tablets and connected TVs, allowing viewers to stay engaged wherever they are.

For more information on the released series’, do visit:

http://www.toggle.sg/Series/dinosaur-train-s2/238858

http://www.toggle.sg/Series/mr-moon/238647

 

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“Jack” clinches prestigious Canadian Award!

Jack” was a recent winner at the Youth Media Alliance (YMA), Award of Excellence for Best Television Program, Animation, Ages 6-8 Category. Canada’s YMA awarded the 2013 TV and digital production winners for its Awards of Excellence, which recognizes those breaking ground in the field of children’s screen entertainment in that country.

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IZ Hero to the rescue!

In a co-production with NTU & NIE, Sparky Animation was recently involved in the IZ Hero Exhibition held at the Singapore Science Centre. In an attempt to empower young children with responsible digital citizenship and character development, Sparky lent its CGI capabilities to an animated clip that was featured at the exhibition.

 

 

 For more details, please refer to http://www.izhero.org/about

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