Mark Nicholls

Trivandrum, New Zealand – Toonz Entertainment, a preeminent content and animation company which incorporates flagship division Toonz Animation in India, is setting up a dedicated subsidiary office in Auckland, NZ, to further the presence of its brands and partnerships in New Zealand and Australia. It will be headed by Mark Nicholls, newly appointed Director of Toonz Entertainment, New Zealand.

The new operation will exploit existing and future animated and live-action IP, forging strategic production, licensing, retail and technology partnerships in the region. It will also support the Toonz development pipeline and help to incubate and cross-pollinate ideas specifically for these markets.

P. Jayakumar, CEO of Toonz Media Group said, “This is a significant opportunity for Toonz. New Zealand and Australia are key markets for our properties and we believe that there is considerable potential in having a dedicated operation on the ground to help to maximise our presence in the region and establish mutually beneficial partnerships.”