New Turner Unit to Make Animated Films for Indian Market
Turner International is planning an expansion of its operations in India that will include a production unit to make animated movies for the Indian market. According to Turner, India will soon surpass Japan as its top market in the Asia-Pacific region, and they are looking for more partnerships and acquisition opportunities in the area. The animated film unit is slated to make two films per year, with the first scheduled for release in 2009.
Turner will also be launching an English-language entertainment channel for the region.