Malaysian Titans: Tripod Entertainment & Taking On The World With Goliath


Tripod Entertainment’s War of the Worlds: Goliath (WOTWG) is no ordinary animation. WOTWG is Malaysia’s first ever science-fiction animated movie in digital stereoscopic 3D.

WOTWG is the first local production to be featured at the Los Angeles 3D film festival, and also the country’s first winner of the Best 3D Animated Film prize. The animated movie took four years to make and was produced by Tripod Entertainment & directed by animation veteran Joe Pearson. Local actor, Tony Eusof lend his voice for the film alongside Peter Whingfield, Marl Sheppard and Adam Baldwin. WOTW beat out other industry staples such as Dreamworks’ Madagascar 3. Other movies in the same category  were “Paranorman,” and “Tinker Bell: Secret of the Wings”.

Business Circle talks to Tripod Entertainment’s CEO Leon Tan. From its Kuala Lumpur and Los Angeles offices, Tripod develops and produces original animation and live-action titles for audiences worldwide in multiple formats including features, television and New Media, and maximises its Intellectual Properties’ potential via licensing, merchandising, publishing, games and continued content production and expansion.

Tripod also owns and operates Imaginex Studios, Asia’s top creative audio production facility providing music, sound design, voice casting and mixing for features and TV.

WOTWG will make its debut in Malaysia on the 15th of November in cinemas nationwide.

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