Animation is a vast and sprawling sector. Because the styles and technologies used in modern animation are constantly developing, and because it’s fundamentally creative nature makes it a boundlessly imaginative and virtually limitless medium, there are hundreds of companies in the market, all offering something slightly different.
Where do you start? With so many animation companies to choose from, how do you go about finding the one that best fits your style, preferences, work style and requirements? Well, the following are among the five best establishments for animation in Malaysia. Let’s take a closer look at who they are and what they offer.
The Animasia Studio has an extremely strong and vibrant personality. They pride themselves on their potent animation characteristics; offering bold colours, memorable characters and brave and exciting storylines. They are committed to encouraging and developing the best young talent around, which ensures that they always have fresh enthusiasm and ideas at their disposal.
With more than 10 years of experience, they have developed relationships with the best talent, and have honed a truly reliable and recognisable style. They are one of the biggest animation providers in the country, the winners of several prestigious international awards, and a ‘go-to- for the animation needs of many corporate customers. Their work has also been nominated several times for awards at both the Asia TV Awards and the Emmys.
They cover a wide range of animation services. These include, Pre-Production services (concept and character development, storyboarding and script work), Post Production services (compositing, visual effects and sound design) and General Production (animation trailers, pilot episodes and animated feature films). Their talents also reach into gaming, with the resources to develop mobile gaming, virtual reality and augmented reality experiences.
As you can see this company is varied and developed in it experience and the services it can offer. If you are after a multi-media and multi-platform campaign or project, then Animasia is a very safe pair of hands.
If you need a fun product, then Inspidea can produce the digital animation to fit that brief. They select all of their animators and technicians based on whether or not they have ‘the five C’s’; they must be committed, confident, colourful, cute and cuckoo! They are strong advocates of dreamers and imaginations; a truly colourful and creative animation company.
They have worked with some of the biggest companies in Film and TV, including the BBC, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and Disney. They have been nominated for BAFTA’s on a number of occasions and have created content for companies stretching across the world. This company boldly showcases an attitude of endeavour, energy and creativity.
They offer every service you could possibly want in regard to digital animation. Their vast experience working with a plethora of huge studios and companies from all over the globe means that there is nothing they haven’t seen or done. They are highly efficient, wildly imaginative and perfect if you are looking for somebody take on a punchy and joyful project.
FlyStudio is over a decade old and is one of the leading CG studios in Asia. Their style and work ethic is extremely well suited to gaming and high concept artistic animation. So, if you looking to create a high-specification product, whether is be gaming or film, these are the people to go to.
They have worked on some of the most famous video game franchises in the world, including “Magicians Dead”, “Metal Gear Solid: Rising” and “Tekken”. They have also produced a number of feature length animated movies, the most successful to date being the acclaimed “Gantz:O”.
They do offer commercial services, but the bulk of their work is in gaming, including 2D, 3D and cinematic formats. They can also offer a diverse and thorough package when producing any animated feature or VFX feature film.
AnimaPoint is solely dedicated to the creation of animated films and series. They are passionate and have a unique style recognised the word over. Their workforce is designed to have artists and technicians working closely together in order to produce the most rounded and innovative work possible.
Anima is most renowned for their 3D feature film “Niko and The Way to the Stars”. This was released in 118 countries and was nominated for Best Feature at the European Film Awards. Anima has been also nominated twice for Best European Animation Producer.
Their signature style is accessible, friendly and wide eyed. Perfect for any project that needs a softer or more family friendly approach.
This studio is passionate about 3D and CGI animation and broadcast design. They make a huge investment in people. Making sure everyone they work with is engaged and happy, which leads towards results of the highest quality.
A huge chunk of their work covers tv series, feature films and TV commercials. Their biggest partner is ASTRO, to whom they are a regular contributor of animation and visual effects.
… here, at Kasra Design
We are striving for excellence at Kasra Design. We are building our team and developing our collective skill-set with every project we take on. Being extremely proud of our ability to visualize complex topics and technical subjects, we bring the concepts of our clients to life with professional & easy-to-understand visuals.
We have created a niche in producing animation predominantly for the corporate and business world. Our full range of services include, cel animation, product & educational animation, motion graphics, TV commercials and business introductions.