Collaboration and Growth in the Asian Animation Industry

This Executive Summary of the Asian Animation Industry provides an overview of the market conditions in the Asia Pacific and British Columbia. The summary provides an online resource that describes the animation production process, drawing on examples from East Asia (e.g. China, Japan, Korea), Southeast Asia (e.g. Thailand) and South Asia (e.g. India).

You will learn about the history of animation in these countries, how design work is outsourced in Asia, as well as state efforts to develop domestic animation industries. This report also identifies the market conditions in British Columbia, barriers to growth in the local Vancouver animation industry, and the potential for Canada-Asia collaboration to help alleviate some of the problems facing the Canadian animation industry.