Casper The Friendly Ghost Goes Into Season 2

By Dq Entertainment International dqe, PRNE
Monday, October 11, 2010

HYDERABAD, India, October 12, 2010 - DQ Entertainment , a global animation, gaming and live action
entertainment production and distribution company, is pleased to announce the
signing of a co-production agreement for the second season of 'Casper's Scare
School' in high-end 3D animated CGI format at MIPCOM 2010, Cannes.

The co-production between DQE, MoonScoop group, France and
Classic Media, USA will have a global budget of approximately Euro 7 million.
Production of the second series is scheduled to start later this month.

Casper has become one of the most famous properties with
global recognition for DQE. Season one, which premiered in Canada on YTV in
January 2009, was a huge success and has since been broadcast on Viacom18's
kids channel, Nick, and also across the entire South Asia and Sun TV networks
kids channel, Chutti TV in November 2009. TF1 the leading French broadcaster
and Cartoon Network, US are already committed to broadcasting the second
season and Cartoon Network US is expected to launch the second season by
Halloween 2011.

Tapaas Chakravarti, Chairman & CEO of DQE Group, commented:

"We are extremely happy to collaborate again with Moonscoop,
for the co-production of this iconic property, Casper Scare School. The first
season was a huge success and we expect to carry this momentum into the
second season."

Christophe Bourdil, CEO Moonscoop, commented:

"After the successful first season of Casper, associating
ourselves with our long standing partner DQ Entertainment on the second
season of Casper Scare School is logical for us. We are extremely pleased
with the partnership and hope to produce a great second season together
featuring the friendly ghost to delight children the world over"

About DQE:

DQE is one of the leading producers of animation, visual
effects, game art and live action entertainment content for the global media
and entertainment industry. DQE has produced/co-produced and distributed
iconic brands such as Iron Man - the first 3D animated TV series, Twisted
Whiskers, Mikido, Casper, Pinky & Perky, second season of Large Family, third
season of Mickey Mouse Club House, First and Second Season of Madagascar TV
Series and Fanboy & Chum-chum for Nickelodeon, USA and is now co-producing
properties like The Little Prince and Little Nick with major international
broadcasters and producers. DQE has a library of over 400 hours of
international programs for distribution and licensing globally for TV, home
entertainment, merchandising and publishing.

DQE's home grown production in Hi-end 3D, 'The Jungle Book' is
in production as a 52 episode animated series and a 60 minute TV feature in
co-production with international majors including TF1 and Moonscoop , France,
ZDF Group, Germany and is to be released world-wide in 2010. Toomai-The
Elephant Boy which is a live action TV series is in development in
co-operation with international broadcasters, while several Indian IPs like
Mysteries & Feluda, Omkar, Balkand I, II and III with International
Broadcasters have had a successful run.

DQE is also developing a series of animated short films for
television in collaboration with French production companies Method Animation
and MK2. DQE, Method Animation and MK2 announced the production and worldwide
distribution and exploitation of an animated version of 104 six-minute
episodes inspired by the legendary film icon Charlie Chaplin's Hollywood

DQE has received several international awards including an
EMMY for Tutenstein TV series, 11 Emmy nominations, The UK Broadcast Awards
2010, Sichuan TV Festival International "Gold Panda" Awards, Cartoons on the
Bay awards, The E & Y Entrepreneur of the Year - 2009 India Award and many

DQE's production facilities are based in Hyderabad and Kolkata
and it has international sales representatives in Los Angeles, Paris and
Tokyo. With a workforce of approx 3500 permanent employees DQE has a global
client - partner base of over 90 producers, distributors, broadcasters and
licensors including Walt Disney Group, Universal Pictures, Nickelodeon
Animation Studios Inc., Electronic Arts, Marvel Comics, American Greetings, ,
BBC Group, M6/ France TV Group / TF-1 - leading broadcasting and Distribution
groups from France, ZDF TV and ZDF Enterprises - leading Distributors/
broadcaster and global distributor from Germany, ABC Australia, Al Jazeera -
Arabic nations, Disney Channels - Asia, Cartoon Network Group and many more

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