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. 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 The Daily Telegraph, Bild, Der Spiegel, Focus, Nieuwsblad, Wired, The Huffington Post, The Globe and Mail, The Ellen Degeneres Show, NBC Bay Area, The New York Post, KDVR and other media outlets.

Now News Direct’s colorful, eye-catching and informative animated graphics are available for delivery via Reuters. Subscribe to the service or sign up for your free 30-day trial today.

News Direct is provided by Next Animation Studio, one of the largest full-service, digital animation studios in Asia with more than 600 creators and artists based in Taipei, Taiwan. Next Animation Studio was founded in 2007 as a unit of Next Digital Limited, Hong Kong’s largest publicly listed Chinese-language print media company and publisher of Apple Daily and Next Magazine. It provides animated news graphics to media outlets around the world in industry-leading turnaround times.

In addition to News Direct, Next Animation Studio also focuses on creating, developing, and funding innovative creative projects that are distributed across multiple media platforms. In 2013, Next Animation Studio launched TomoNews, a new digital animated news platform in Japan and the United States, further expanding the distribution of their famous CG animated news stories to new markets.

For more information on Next Animation Studio, please visit the corporate website at www.nextanimationstudio.com