About News Direct

Next Animation Studio’s News Direct brings a forward-looking perspective to the future of the digital media industry with its 3D animated news graphics service. News Direct animations fills in the gaps when video footage is missing and provides clear illustrations of news that is highly conceptual or technical in nature. Available for broadcast and web use, daily high-quality animated graphics visually enhance news reports by adding a new dimension to help viewers understand breaking news stories and in-depth features. The animations are ready to use as is or can be edited with additional footage and graphics to create a rich multimedia experience. News Direct’s animations have been featured on CBS, Univision, The Huffington Post, Al Jazeera, Telemundo and other media outlets. News Direct service delivers cutting-edge 3D animated news graphics through Reuters, the world’s largest multimedia news agency. With industry-leading turnaround times, News Direct’s animations are available to customers hours after a top story breaks.


Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day. Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world’s media organizations and directly to consumers at Reuters.com and via Reuters TV.

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About Next Animation Studio

Next Animation Studio (NAS) is the fastest, full service animation studio in Asia, specializing in high-quality animation from concept to completion. The studio focuses on developing and producing fast animated news, high-quality original animation for delivery across multiple media channels, and innovative VR content. NAS employs hundreds of creators and animators in Taipei, Taiwan, and has offices in Hong Kong, Japan, and the United States.

With millions of followers and billions of views, NAS is known around the world for its daily animated news animation published under its TomoNews platform. NAS handles every step of the 3D animation content workflow: from storyboards to real-time 3D production to CG animation. NextLab, the R&D operations at NAS, develops new technologies that push the boundaries of immersive entertainment and animation production.

Learn more at www.nextanimationstudio.com