AnimaPoint is Malaysia’s first joint venture with Finland

PRESS RELEASE
Cannes, France – October 7, 2013

AWARD WINNING 3D ANIMATION STUDIO ANIMA VITAE TO JOINT VENTURE WITH CREATIVE MEDIA POINT TO FORM ANIMAPOINT

AnimaPoint is Malaysia’s first joint venture with Finland.

7th October 2013 – Cannes, France: AnimaPoint is a new joint venture between Creative Media Point and Anima Vitae, based in Malaysia. The aim of setting up this new joint venture company is to leverage on Anima Vitae’s award winning technical skills, creative talents and worldwide network with Creative Media Point’s established presence in Malaysia and Asia.

Anima Vitae is one of the leading 3D animation companies from Finland. They have been nominated twice for ‘Best European 3D animated Feature producer’ and was recently nominated as the Grand Prix winner for best feature film at the Tokyo Kinder Film Festival.

Malaysia is the ideal location to set up a studio as it is situated well geographically and is the ideal gateway into the Asian market. The government also offers support and other incentives for creative content production such as the ‘Film in Malaysia Incentive’ (FIMI) that offers a cash rebate of 30% for in country expenditure. The country is also home to a numerous about of multi-talented and multi-lingual knowledge workers as well as high technology infrastructure to produce content.

Anima Vitae is set to be a promising joint venture between Europe and Asia. They have been contracted by Trixter for service work on the 3D animated feature ‘Seven Dwarves’.
For their second deal AnimaPoint will be co-producing with Trixter (Munich, Berlin, LA), Einstein Film (Denmark) and Anima Vitae (Finland), to produce the 3D animated feature film ‘Hugo’. ‘Hugo’ has a budget of USD 10 Million and is based off the widely popular ‘Hugo’ troll character from the 1990’s. This show will be targeted for worldwide distribution. Production is expected to begin in 2014 and it will aim to be finished by the year 2016.

PRESS & MEDIA CONTACT:
Yoki Chin
President of AnimaPoint
E-Mail: yoki@filmpoint.asia
Tel: +603 6151 6332 / Hp: +60 123322 7996

COMPANY PROFILE
AnimaPoint
Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, AnimaPoint is a joint venture between award-winning animation studio Anima Vitae, Finland, and Creative Media Point, Malaysia. The studio is based on a reputable production line technology developed by Anima Vitae.

For more information please visit: www.animapoint.net

Anima Vitae
Anima Vitae is a leading 3D animation company from Finland who have been nominated twice for Best European 3D animated Feature producer and was recently the Grand Prix winner for best feature film at the Tokyo Kinder Film Festival.

For more information please visit: www.anima.fi

Einstein Film
Einstein Film was founded in the beginning of 2009 by Philip Einstein Lipski and is co-owned by Hugo Games A/S. Einstein Films has also produced international 3D animated features such as ‘Ronal the Barbarian’ and ‘Journey To Saturn’.

For more information please visit: www.einsteinfilm.dk/

Trixter
Trixter is a world class company for visual effects and digital character animation. They are a major player in the field of character animation for computer generated animated features as well as live- action productions. They have recently produced visual effects for Marvel’s Iron Man 3, The Avengers, Captain America, X-Men: First Class, Journey 2, Lilly The Witch, and many more.

For more information please visit: www.trixter.de