MDA’s Talent Assistance Scheme with Sparky Animation.

Sparky’s very own Assistant Project Manager, Ms Lin Aifeng, was featured in MDA’s Annual Report under their Talent Assistance Scheme.

Have a read at:

http://www.mda.gov.sg/Documents/AnnualReport/2015/index.html#/helping-home-grown-talent-and-companies-power-forward-6  

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Courage The Cowardly Dog

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Courage the Cowardly Dog Special – The Fog of Courage is a CGI animated special of the popular 2D series, Courage the Cowardly Dog. The special was produced by Cartoon Network in 2014 and is exclusively shown at conventions for the time being. The special aired on Cartoon Network Southeast Asia on Halloween 2014.

Sparky Animation provided services for Modelling, Texturing, Rigging, Layout, Animation, Lighting, Rendering, Compositing & Effects.

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Extended Internship Programme

Sparky Animation recently signed a ‘Memorandum of Cooperation’ with Singapore Polytechnic for a comprehensive, extended internship programme.

Click here for more details!

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Dinosaur Train to air on MediaCorp’s Okto.

Get set for some wild adventures with ‘Dinosaur Train’!
Seasons 2 & 3 will be featured on MediaCorp’s Okto at the following timeslots:

Dinosaur Train Season 2 – Mon-Fri 10.30 am and 1.30 pm, 19/06 – 24/07
Dinosaur Train Season 3 – Mon-Fri 10.30 am and 1.30 pm, 27/07 – 12/08

Check out the link for full schedule details –

http://www.toggle.sg/en/channelguide/Okto/19-06-2015

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Executive Assistant to CEO

This is an opportunity for an entrepreneurial minded individual to work alongside the Chief Executive Officer for an expanding media company in Singapore.

You will be immersed in strategic and operational issues, formulation and execution of certain projects, carry out research and other fact finding tasks, and providing executive support. As a high ranking position, you are expected to work with a sense of urgency, be proactive, efficient and have the dedication and willingness to commit, as you might be on call day and night. Your duties and responsibilities entail you to exercise good judgment in various situations, maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities and have an excellent time management skill, all within a fast paced and challenging environment and sometimes under pressure.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • To co-ordinate and follow up on business activities in the areas of Animation Production, Programme Sales and Consumer Products licensing and other media related products.
  • To support the execution of protocols, work flows, standardization of documentation in the areas of Human Resource, Finance, Marketing and Production, at a management level.
  • Proactively bringing together the appropriate people, resources and/or specialized professionals, either from within the company or externally to support and provide the executive, infrastructure and/or specialized services in addressing and managing specific issues.
  • Assisting with writing coverage on scripts, drafting letters/emails in relation to the business activities, intellectual property development, production management etc.
  • Hosting of delegates along with the scheduling and arrangement of logistics for events and meetings.

Requirements

The Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer should possess the following qualifications and meet the criteria mentioned below:

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Financial Accounting or Law, a Master of Business Administration or Master of Arts will be a huge advantage.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills that demonstrate the ability to achieve high performance goals, prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly and meet deadlines in a fast paced and challenging business environment.
  • Expert level of written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy, who takes accountability and ownership for work.
  • Strong ability to think critically and strategically which demonstrates keen business intellect and entrepreneurial mentality. Able to actively seek out opportunities, explore value-added prospects or advancement, and propose solutions to problems.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills that demonstrate the ability to build relationships, persuade and influence people, and show sensibility and maturity.
  • Proactive, firm and decisive in managing crisis, handling negotiation and executing problem-solving agenda.
  • Possess a high level of integrity and professionalism that demonstrates the ability to be discreet in handling confidential and sensitive information.
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Dinosaur Train gets nominated again!

Dinosaur Train was once again nominated for the ‘Best Animated series’ at the recent Kidscreen Awards 2015!

Check out the article:

http://kidscreen.com/2014/11/26/kidscreen-awards-nominees-announced/

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