FAQ

News Direct is a 3D animated news graphics service that provides daily high-quality, informative animations to media outlets worldwide. News Direct is brought to you by Next Animation Studio via Reuters’ established distribution platform.

The News Direct service is produced by Next Animation Studio, Asia’s largest full-service 3D animation studio. Working with a talented, experienced team of 500 animators and the latest technology in the computer graphics animation industry, Next Animation Studio’s journalists and editors bring you daily animations of breaking news stories and in-depth features.

News Direct is used by media outlets worldwide, including both television broadcasts and online publishers. Our animations cover the latest international breaking news stories and a broad range of explanatory features about science, health, technology, military, and much more.

News Direct’s animated news graphics are available for both broadcast and online use globally.

News Direct’s animations are delivered with an English narration. Clients have the option to use the provided narration or dub over with your own voice-over to better serve your editorial style or regional audience.

News Direct’s animated graphics are available to Reuters’ global network of broadcasters and online publishers through a subscription-based service. For more information or to sign up, please visit our Free Trial page.

Next Animation Studio specializes in understanding our clients’ needs and goals, and pride ourselves on our client partnership in developing the perfect animation for a targeted audience. If you would like to commission a custom animation, please visit our Custom Animation page for more information.

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