Thailand-Animation & Computer Graphic Asia Expo, Toy & Comic Asia Expo on 6-8 Aug

By ANIMATION XPRES... | 6 July, 2010 - 15:16

The Software Industry Promotion Agency (SIPA), and the Federation of National Film Associations of Thailand, and Thai Animation and Computer Graphics Association (TACGA) are all set to organize the Animation & Computer Graphics Asia Expo (ACGA) and Toy & Comic Asia Expo (T&CE) in Cyberworld Tower Bangkok from 6 to 8 August 2010.

Under the umbrella of the Thai government's Creative Economy policy, Digital Media Asia 2010 is designed to drive Thailand's economy forward by expanding the potential and knowledge of Thai human resources and entrepreneurs. Digital Media Asia 2010 comprises of 10 major activities. Animation & Computer Graphics Asia Expo 2010 (ACGA 2010) is one of 4 activities relating to the animation industry including T&CA (Toy & Comic Asia Expo), ACGA (Animation and Computer Graphics Asia Expo), CPA (Co-Production Asia), and AAA (Asia Animation Award) rolling throughout the year 2010.

 Overview of ACGA
Animation & Computer Graphics Asia Expo 2010, or "ACGA Expo 2010" ( is a multi-events consisting of conference, contest, business matching, showcase, and exhibition of animation industry. Showcase your greatest work and win an award at the Animation and Computer Graphics Asia Expo 2010 (ACGA Expo 2010). The conference and exhibition is a three-day interdisciplinary educational and creative industry experience. Juried and curated content includes outstanding achievements in various animation categories including TV series, animated feature film, scientific visualization, visual effects, and shorts. A business matching session is oriented by buyers and sellers in Asia with hands-on opportunities for creative collaboration. The conference's installations provide close-up views of the latest in digital creative animation, emerging technologies, Exhibition of latest Technologies in animation, digital media, and showcasing works from the Asia's most innovative and accomplished animation creators.

Overview of T&CE
Toy & comic Expo Asia 2010, or "T&CA Expo 2010" ( is the first ever event in Thailand where creative ideas will be visualized and exhibit in an international scale. Numbers of contest, events, exhibits and workshops will be provided. Fans of heroes and villains, comic books and novels, and famous TV shows from all over Asia will have the space and opportunity to meet and greet, to inspire and be inspired, and above all, to business matching and develop their career path.

    Opening Ceremony by The Minister of ICT (tentative)
    Welcome Reception
    Closing Ceremony
    Business Matching
    Seminars and Panels


    Cyberworld Tower
    Address: 90 Ratchadapisek, Huay Kwang, Bangkok 10320
    Tel: +(66)2 168 3333
    Fax: +(66)2 168 3000

Business Matching and Seminar Session
- Roles and possibilities of industrial policy making for promotion of animation in Asia
- Possible development of animation industry through emerging media and sophisticated technologies
- Human resource development - through international and inter-sectoral collaboration and network between industry, educational institutions and the administration for animators and producers

 Participation in the Business Matching and Seminar Session
TACGA will invite participants from China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore and Thailand (tentative), along with professionals from other regions. In principle, participants are in each of the following categories;
- Buyers/Sellers/Distributors of digital contents
- Policy makers of the central government
- Technical specialists/director in emerging technologies
- Educational experts for business and technical professionals in animation
- Animation producers/ animators