Kung Fu Panda

Turning Loss into Profit in 2023: IGG Achieved over HK$430 million in 2H23

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Thursday, March 28, 2024

In 2023, the Group ushered in a new chapter marked by a breakthrough in business and a remarkable turnaround from loss.

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  • In 2023, the Group ushered in a new chapter marked by a breakthrough in business and a remarkable turnaround from loss.
  • Adding to the Group's growth trajectory, the APP Business contributed HK$580 million, accounting for 11% of IGG's revenue.
  • The Group's investments recorded a net profit of over HK$55 million due to fair value gains.
  • As at 31 December 2023, the APP Business has over 350 million registered users worldwide and approximately 9.5 million MAU.

DreamWorks Animation's "Kung Fu Panda 4" Becomes Next New Release Movie Motion-Graded in TrueCut Motion, Pixelworks' Cinematic High-Frame-Rate Format

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Monday, March 11, 2024

LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Pixelworks announced today that the new chapter in DreamWorks Animation's beloved action-comedy franchise, "Kung Fu Panda 4," (in theaters from March 8) will be presented in select premium theaters across the globe in the award-winning TrueCut Motion™ format, bringing to life the world of Po, the Dragon Warrior, like never before. The high quality, visual artistry of this amazing, animated work — the first new "Kung Fu Panda" film in almost a decade —will come to premium theatrical screens in cinematic high-frame-rate; achieving dramatically new crystal clear motion playback on the brightest, exceptional high-contrast, high-quality 3D and 2D screens that naturally enhance the look and the feel of the world of the film.

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  • TrueCut Motion is an award-winning technology breakthrough that provides filmmakers with an extended palette of motion looks that has never been possible before.
  • The powerful TrueCut Motion platform allows filmmakers to fine-tune or enhance the motion look of all the action, shot by shot, in post-production, while keeping the intended cinematic look and feel intact.
  • The TrueCut Motion platform then ensures that these creative choices are delivered consistently across every screen and optimized on any viewing device — spanning theaters, televisions, mobile and next-generation headsets — in both 3D and standard 2D environments.
  • Pixelworks and TrueCut Motion are trademarks of Pixelworks, Inc.

HOLLYWOOD ICON JAMES HONG TO BE IMMORTALIZED AT THE LEGENDARY TCL CHINESE THEATRE IMAX® WITH HAND AND FOOTPRINT CEREMONY IN CELEBRATION OF HIS GROUNDBREAKING CAREER, HIS 95TH BIRTHDAY AND THE RELEASE OF HIS NEW DREAMWORKS ANIMATION FILM "KUNG FU PANDA 4"

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 6, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, February 22, at 11:00 a.m., Hollywood icon James Hong will have his hands and feet immortalized in cement at an official ceremony at the legendary TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX® on Hollywood Blvd. This special ceremony is set to celebrate the release of Hong's latest film, DreamWorks Animation's Kung Fu Panda 4, to mark Hong's 95th birthday, and to recognize and applaud his unparalleled contributions to the entertainment industry over his astounding seven-decade career.

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  • DreamWorks Animation's Kung Fu Panda 4 arrives in theaters on March 8, 2024.
  • Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Chinese immigrant parents, Hong has carved an unprecedented path in Hollywood.
  • The TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX® handprints-footprints tribute is the most selective of all Hollywood honors.
  • Since then, East West Players continues to build platforms for artists of color while advocating for multi-faceted representations in the performing arts.

Clique Games to Publish "Dragon Fist: VR Kung Fu" to Official Meta Store, Bringing Classic Kung Fu Cinema to Life

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Monday, January 29, 2024

MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 29, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Step Into Your Own Kung Fu Movie with "Dragon Fist: VR Kung Fu" – Offering Epic Co-Op or PvP Battles, and Thrilling Single-Player Adventures

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  • Clique Games, a leading VR publisher, announces the much-anticipated Meta Store release of "Dragon Fist: VR Kung Fu."
  • Clique Games proudly unveils the official Meta Store release of Dragon Fist: VR Kung Fu , developed by Ben Olding Games.
  • Dragon Fist: VR Kung Fu invites players to master the art of kung fu in a virtual setting with physics-based multiplayer combat, allowing for an authentic and dynamic fighting experience.
  • Immerse yourself in beautifully revamped characters and environments, paying homage to the era of classic kung fu films.

Immutable and MetaStudio Announce Partnership to Enhance the Gaming Metaverse

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Monday, May 22, 2023

MetaStudio , a renowned Portuguese game studio, has announced a new partnership with Immutable , a leading Ethereum Layer 2 scaling solution provider, aimed at transforming the gaming metaverse.

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  • MetaStudio , a renowned Portuguese game studio, has announced a new partnership with Immutable , a leading Ethereum Layer 2 scaling solution provider, aimed at transforming the gaming metaverse.
  • The partnership between Immutable and MetaStudio is expected to contribute significantly to this evolution.
  • In addition to the partnership with Immutable, MetaStudio is also collaborating with several other leading companies in the gaming industry:
    Metacade - A comprehensive ecosystem for users to play, earn, build, and connect in Web3.
  • Players who are interested in the new opportunities presented by this partnership can mint their Rune Realms NFT and partake in the future of gaming with MetaStudio.

Super League Gaming Introduces DreamWorks Animation’s The Bad Guys to the Gaming Metaverse Through Innovative Media Activation

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Tuesday, April 19, 2022

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Super League Gaming, (Nasdaq: SLGG), a leading network of metaverse games, monetization tools, and content channels, today announced the introduction of five characters from the new DreamWorks Animation feature film, The Bad Guys (in theaters April 22), into the gaming metaverse. DreamWorks Animation, a division of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group within NBCUniversal, is Super League’s first partner showcasing its recently launched innovative 3D ad units. The promotional campaign, designed to excite gaming communities around the film’s unforgettable characters, leverages Super League’s innovative 3D interactive ad units and international advertising network, which reaches more than 75mm young gamers monthly.

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  • This rate is substantially greater than the average Tik Tok engagement rates of 1.5-16% (source: Funnel.io ), which is highest among social media platforms.
  • In addition, the campaign featured the prompt "We are going to pull off the ultimate heist and go from bad to good!
  • DreamWorks Animations The Bad Guys opens in theaters April 22, 2022
    Nobody has ever failed so hard at trying to be good as The Bad Guys.
  • Super League Gaming (Nasdaq: SLGG) builds and operates networks of games, monetization tools and content channels across metaverse gaming platforms that empower developers, energize players, and entertain fans.

Look For The Bad Guys In The Skies As Allegiant Airplane Features New DreamWorks Animation Film

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Monday, April 18, 2022

LAS VEGAS, April 18, 2022   /PRNewswire/ -- Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is celebrating the release of the new DreamWorks Animation film The Bad Guys, an action-packed comedy based on the best-selling New York Times books series, arriving in  theaters April 22, 2022.

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  • Ten second place prize winners will receive a $500 Allegiant voucher and a $60 Fandango gift card to see The Bad Guys in theaters.
  • Fans can also watch out for a special themed aircraft, which features characters from the movie trying to steal Allegiant's logo.
  • Passengers will also enjoy fun surprises like movie-themed napkins and special giveaways at the Orlando, Phoenix and Las Vegas gates.
  • "We're excited to team up with DreamWorks Animation's The Bad Guys to give our customers an experience and share in the movie's themes of friendship and fun."

Panda Express® Launches Panda Cares Tour Spreading Good Fortune Nationwide, Exchanging Gourmet Fortune Cookies for Suggested Donations to Support Youth Health and Education

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Friday, July 16, 2021

Leading up to the holiday this year, Panda Express will be spreading good fortune from coast to coast through the Panda Cares Tour.

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  • Leading up to the holiday this year, Panda Express will be spreading good fortune from coast to coast through the Panda Cares Tour.
  • Panda Express created four special, gourmetchocolate-covered fortune cookies exclusively for the traveling tour to celebrate Panda Cares Day 2021.
  • "The Panda Cares Tour is inspired by Panda Cares' purpose of bringing smiles and hope to kids everywhere.
  • When guests donate to Panda Cares throughthe Panda Cares Tour or in-store donation box, 100 percent of the funds collected support organizations that serve the health and education needs of underserved youth.

Post-Pandemic Causes a Surge of Interest in Gaming Jobs

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Thursday, May 27, 2021

According to a forecast by Newzoo , a gaming analytics company, global spending on gaming is projected to climb 9.3% this year to $159.3 billion in spite of the current economic challenges.

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  • According to a forecast by Newzoo , a gaming analytics company, global spending on gaming is projected to climb 9.3% this year to $159.3 billion in spite of the current economic challenges.
  • Game Pill has worked on over 100 titles in the gaming industry for industry titans like Viacom, Disney, Discovery Networks, Google and other recognizable names.
  • Game Pill has been entrusted with iconic characters like Iron Man, Kung Fu Panda, Barbie, SpongeBob and others.
  • Game Pillhas seen an increase in demand for jobs in gaming for writers, artists, musicians, storytellers, programmers, 3d and 2d artists.

Skillful Craftsman Appoints Mr. Bin Fu as Co-Chief Executive Officer

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Monday, May 24, 2021

WUXI, China, May 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Skillful Craftsman Education Technology Ltd. (the Company or Skillful Craftsman) (NASDAQ: EDTK), an education technology company providing interactive online learning services, today announced that Mr. Bin Fu has been appointed as the co-chief executive officer of the Company, effective May 24, 2021.

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  • WUXI, China, May 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Skillful Craftsman Education Technology Ltd. (the Company or Skillful Craftsman) (NASDAQ: EDTK), an education technology company providing interactive online learning services, today announced that Mr. Bin Fu has been appointed as the co-chief executive officer of the Company, effective May 24, 2021.
  • Mr. Bin Fu has been dedicated to financial vocational education for more than 10 years.
  • Mr. Xiaofeng Gao, Chairman and CEO of Skillful Craftsman, commented, Mr. Fu is a rare professional talent who has contributed in the fields of finance and education.
  • Skillful Craftsman is an education technology company that provides interactive online vocational training and virtual simulation experimental training courses.