The Taiwanese government is encouraging the growth of its animation business in the international market. With this in mind, it has increased its budgets for film assistance and set up programmes to develop the animation industry. The Taiwan International Animation Festival, which is sponsored by the Government Information Office and organised by the Chinese Taipei Film Archive, gives local animators the chance to showcase their work. Taiwanese animation companies, boosted by the government push, are positioning themselves to garner a large chunk of the global animation business. An emerging trend is the pokie download increase in studios focusing on business and education-based animation, as well as animated commercials. These companies are producing training simulations and instructional and enhancement materials in the form of CD-ROMs and Flash animations. Local animation studios have engaged in outsourced projects for studios such as Walt Disney, DreamWorks and Warner Bros. Among the leading animation studios in Taiwan are Wang Film Productions, Diginoise Media Lab, Green Paddy Animation and Funnylab Studio.

  • The majority of the animation industry in Taiwan is located in Taipei
  • The Taiwanese animation industry started in the form of commercials in the early 1970s
  • The cost of animation for TV production in Taiwan is around $70,000 to $100,000 per episode
  • There are more than 100 animation studios in Taiwan with expertise in 2D and 3D animation

The source: 3D World (text) + Digital Vector (statistics)