CHUCK CHICKEN SLATED TO AIR IN AUGUST 2015 ON DISNEY CHANNEL SOUTHEAST ASIA

Amzar Anizam

 

Kuala Lumpur, 18th May 2015 – Malaysia’s Animasia Studio has successfully licensed its animated series, ‘Chuck Chicken’ (52 eps x 11 mins) to Disney Channel Southeast Asia. The animated series, which targets 7 to 11 years old, will premiere on Disney Channel Southeast Asia in August 2015 throughout the region, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The 2D animated series will be featured in multiple languages, such as English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin, Bahasa Indonesia, and Thai.

The action packed comedic story takes place on a bird-filled island called Rocky Perch, which tells a story of Chuck who turns into ‘Kung Fu Chicken’, providing Kung Fu style security and protection to the citizens of the island. When Chuck inherits a very special amulet in the shape of a golden egg with amazing powers, Chuck goes bizarre utilizing his powerful new abilities.

Chuck Chicken Poster

Chuck Chicken was made possible by the funding provided by the Malaysian Government under the Ministry of Communication and Multimedia, and it took Animasia Studio approximately 18 months for production by 100 Malaysian creative talents. Furthermore, Managing Director of Animasia Studio, Edmund Chan declared, “We are so excited to have Disney Channel on board as our broadcast partner to telecast ‘Chuck Chicken’ in Southeast Asia, as it will soon join the ranks of other world-class animation properties on Disney Channel, such as ‘Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures’ and Camp Lakebottom.”

As the future of Malaysian animation looks promising, Dato’ Kamil Othman, Director General of the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) hopes that the country’s filmmakers and animators will produce more stories that has the potential to go global. “Animasia Studio is now in the same league as the other world class animation studios and this is a testament to the strength of our local talents and entertainment industry. We will continue to produce more world class contents as this is only the beginning of what’s to come.”

ScreenShot_EP02_15_Caption - Chuck with his friends Flick and Wing

 

About Disney Channels Southeast Asia

Disney Channels Southeast Asia is responsible for the management, creative development and commercial operations of Disney owned channels across all media platforms in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Brunei, Palau, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines). Its flagship service Disney Channel is a 24-hour kid-driven, family inclusive television network that taps into the world of kids and families through original series and movies.

Disney Channel is available to millions of viewers around the world via basic cable and satellite. Disney Channel is part of the Disney/ABC Television Group. For more information, log on to www.disney.my

 

About Animasia Studio

Animasia Studio is a 2D Animation Studio, offers out-of-the-world creative animation through an ongoing idea of oozing colour, fun, adventure and turning still life into motion animated series and cartoon series. Busting their way through multimedia, animation and various artworks, they are proudly the first few ISO certified (ISO 9001:2008) animation company and also an MSC Malaysia Status Company with more than 10 years of experience in animation. Running since 1996, Animasia Studio has stalked and swatted their way into taking the clients to a height of winning numerous awards in Asia. In the capacity of character design, concept artwork and storyboarding, Animasia Studio, the biggest animation service provider in Malaysia, has excelled many Government Ministries and creative companies based in Malaysia and abroad.

For more information, visit www.animasia-studio.com

 

About Chuck Chicken

Chuck Chicken takes place on an island called Rocky Perch, a land filled with chaos, mayhem and lots and lots of birds. Welcome to Golden Egg Securities, the number one security service on Rocky Perch. Chuck runs the company with his two friends, Flick and Wing. They provide Kung Fu style security to the citizens of Rocky Perch and their valuables, as they travel across the island. Chuck also inherited a very special talisman in the shape of a golden egg, an object that bestows amazing powers on whoever possesses it, and turns Chuck into Kung Fu Chicken. Unfortunately for Chuck, the talisman doesn’t come with any instructions, so he doesn’t know how to properly control his new abilities.

For more information, visit www.animasia-studio.com

 

For Press & Media inquiries, please contact our official publicist:

Amzar Anizam

PR Manager at Global Creative Media Agency (GCMA)

 

 

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