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Magic Dumpling Brings Stereoscopic Expertise to China

BEIJING – Magic Dumpling Entertainment President & CEO Kevin Geiger has accepted an invitation to serve as resident foreign consultant to the China 3D Film & TV Association, an organization commissioned with setting standards for stereoscopic production and exhibition by China’s State Administration of Radio, Film & Television (SARFT).

Of his appointment, Mr. Geiger said:

I am honored to play a role in shaping the quality of the world’s second-largest and fastest-growing stereoscopic market.  Access to the Association’s 4k DLP stereo screening room and the world-class Tianjin high-speed render farm, combined with the story value of our properties such as TOFU BOY, will provide Chinese entertainment experiences of international technical and creative quality.  It’s an exciting time to be in China, as China takes its place on the world stage.

See C21Media and Animation Magazine for related articles.

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Saturday is Sun-day

Zhonghua Zhongshan Media’s Dr. Elmer Fung, Chief Planner of the “Dr. Sun” animation project developed by Magic Dumpling Entertainment, appeared at the 11th Annual Beijing Film Academy Awards on Saturday to present a commendation to “Dr. Sun” producer & BFA Animation School dean Sun Lijun.

Dr. Fung and Mr. Sun announced the formation of a charity to ensure that screenings of the “Dr. Sun” animated feature film will be made available to rural Chinese across the mainland.

During his Beijing trip, Dr. Fung met with SARFT Vice-minister Jin Delong, who expressed his appreciation of the goals of the “Dr. Sun” project.

Revolution Radio

Magic Dumpling Entertainment’s President Kevin Geiger and Head of Development Wen Feng discussed development & production of the 3D animated feature film, “Dr. Sun” as part of Beijing Radio774’s Xinhai Revolution anniversary week programming.

The interview aired October 6th on Beijing Radio AM 774’s “Talk Box” segment, and is available online in the 2011-10-06 Talk Box archive post at www.am774.com

“Dr. Sun” tells the story of Sun Yat-sen and his revolutionary colleagues’ successful struggles to overthrow the Qing Dynasty in 1911 and usher in a modern era for the Chinese people, highlighting the personal dramas within the epic events.

For more on “Dr. Sun” in Chinese, check out the article in the September 20th issue of Want Daily.

Journey To The East

From Magic Dumpling Entertainment’s main development office in Beijing’s Central Business District, Magic Dumpling President & CEO Kevin Geiger chats candidly with Beijing Radio Corporation’s Radio 774 about his transition from CGI special effects to animation producing, his move from Hollywood to China, his team’s work at Magic Dumpling Entertainment, his high hopes for Chinese animation and his love of Beijing noodles.

Magic Dumpling CEO Receives Beijing Great Wall Friendship Award

Magic Dumpling Entertainment President & CEO Kevin Geiger was a recipient of the 2011 Beijing Great Wall Friendship Award for his efforts to improve industry and quality of life in Beijing & mainland China.

Kevin Geiger receives the 2011 Great Wall Friendship Award from the mayor of Beijing.

Fellow recipients include executives from the Goethe Institute, JP Morgan Chase and the Shell Group.

During the associated Beijing World City Forum, Mr. Geiger spoke on his work as an animation producer at Magic Dumpling Entertainment and as the first foreign guest professor of the Animation School of the Beijing Film Academy, commenting on the great international potential of Chinese talent and the Chinese market.

Kevin Geiger speaks during the Beijing World City Forum.

The 2011 Beijing World City Forum and Great Wall Friendship Awards.

Welcome to Magic Dumpling Entertainment!

Magic Dumpling Entertainment is an animation development company incorporated in Beijing, Taipei and Los Angeles. Magic Dumpling creates entertaining stories and appealing characters for family audiences around the world. Our company is staffed and managed by a seasoned team of Chinese and American animation professionals, led by Disney Animation veteran Kevin Geiger. Magic Dumpling’s in-house team is complemented by an advisory board comprised of distinguished figures in the U.S. and Chinese animation and media industries.

Magic Dumpling Entertainment provides world-class animation development in two areas: animation content development and animation business development.

In the area of content development, Magic Dumpling develops high-quality original animation franchises for international family audiences – combining the development, production & distribution experience of Hollywood with the artistic talent, production capacity and market potential of mainland China and Taiwan. Magic Dumpling creates its own animation content for traditional & new media distribution, and is a qualified co-production partner for Western studios, with the access & insight required to navigate the Chinese animation markets. In addition to developing its own properties, Magic Dumpling also provides content creation services to third-party clients.

In the area of business development, Magic Dumpling provides animation business seminars & services through The Jade Bridge Group, helping Chinese studios to capitalize on evolving trends, produce world-class work and market that work profitably on the global stage. For Western studios, Magic Dumpling ensures quality production sourcing in mainland China and Taiwan through professional animation training, studio efficiency assessments, qualified referrals, onsite supervision and “boots on the ground” producing services.

Magic Dumpling Entertainment… creating stories for the global family.

Contact: info@magicdumpling.com