MUMBAI: Crest Animation Studios’ first CGI Animated 3D Stereoscopic film titled Alpha and Omega, co-produced by Lionsgate, has been included in the list of movies eligible for Oscar’s nominations.
The film, which has already been released in 25 countries, is a story about two young wolves Kate and Humphrey. Humphrey is an Omega wolf, while Kate is an Alpha. They both are at opposite ends of their pack’s social order are thrown together into a foreign land and need each other to return home, but love complicates everything.
With voice overs by Justin Long, Hayden Panettiere, Christina Ricci & (late) Dennis Hopper, Alpha and Omega is now being released in India on 4 February, 2011 by Fox Star Studios.
Crest Animation Studios India CEO AK Madhavan says, “We are proud to present to the Indian audiences a global animation product produced by an Indian Animation Studio acknowledged by the international audience short listed for nomination to the Oscars.Being one of the largest distributors worldwide, we are excited that Fox Star India has partnered with CREST to distribute Alpha and Omega in India.”
Fox Star Studios India CEO Vijay Singh added, “We are committed to expanding the market for animation films after the hugely successful response to Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, and look forward to Indian audiences wholeheartedly embracing Alpha & Omega.”