"The Corporate Circus" Adult-Animation Project Signs Business “Edutainment” Multi-media Cooperation Deal in China

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The Corporate Circus, Inc. and Shanghai TianYu Technology Development, Co. sign a cooperation agreement to launch The Corporate Circus properties as Business Â?Education-EntertainmentÂ? animation project in China.

Henderson, Nevada –based property, written and created by Adela JP (pen name of Adela Josue Polin, MBA), has signed a multi-media cooperation deal with Shanghai Tianyu Technology Development Co., Ltd. (“TianYu”). This cooperation will launch The Corporate Circus properties as a business “education-entertainment” animation project to teach western business concepts, principles, techniques, English, workplace stress relief (using office play, fun and humor), employee motivation/inspiration/self-help, and other related matters to business professionals and academia in China.

The terms of this non-exclusive cooperation deal are multi-faceted which includes, but not limited to animation (shorts, television shows, feature film), media (television, cell phones and Internet), merchandising, publishing, corporate seminars and business management training, computer and digital games, live entertainment, corporate shows, and licensing.

TianYu (http://www.tianyu.com.cn), a Shanghai based multi-media and Internet development technology Company, has strong business media coverage and relationships in Shanghai, including with Shanghai Media Group (“SMG” http://www.smg.sh.cn/ or http://www.smg.sh.cn/english/index.html ) and Shanghai Animation Film Studio (http://www.ani-sh.com/), and has broad entertainment penetration throughout China. TianYu also has extensive relationships in China business management schools (http://www.ceibs.edu), and is a current member of the internationally recognized Shanghai Multimedia Industry Association (http://www.xmedia.org.cn/company/index.php), a non-profit organization consisting of individual and organizational members involved in the creation, production, and study of multimedia and related fields.

Adela Josue Polin, Founder and President of The Corporate Circus, Inc. (http://www.thecorporatecircus.com), is an MBA whose corporate experience led to the writing and creation of “The Corporate Circus” as an entertainingly satiric look at corporate life. The Corporate Circus consists of 15 unique office humor characters, currently in the form of collectible plush dolls satirizing the workplace. These characters come alive in a fantasy-style tongue-in-cheek corporate satire book titled, “The Corporate Circus – a fairy tale soap opera on office life” and are illustrated in a colorful comical corporate hierarchy poster titled “The Org Chart.” The book has received a five Star rave review from Midwest Book Review stating it as “humorous, witty and engagingly presented…a highly recommended reading!”

Adela founded The Corporate Circus, Inc. to market and license worldwide the TCC properties, i.e. characters, brand, trademark, artwork, book and concept. The Corporate Circus Inc., an American Company, headquartered in Henderson, Nevada, USA, owns all intellectual property rights, including copyrights, patents, and trademarks, artworks, illustrations, designs and books involving The Corporate Circus.

“The beauty of The Corporate Circus is that it takes complex business issues (e.g. organizational behavior and other business related matters), simplifies and presents them through animation that is visual, fun and humorous. Further, TCC characters, concept and story have many advantages, such as universal, global appeal, entertaining, educational, therapeutic (through office play and humor), thought provoking and profound. The business applications of TCC are extensive as an entertainment and/or educational project,” said Adela.

The first launch of the “edutainment” project will be through publication of The Corporate Circus book in English and Chinese localized for the China business culture. This will be followed shortly by publication of new business teaching books and other related subjects matters using The Corporate Circus characters. Promotion of TCC books, concept and brand will be through an “infomercial” animation using shorts films to introduce The Corporate Circus 15 office humor characters in their corporate settings.

TianYu’s Internet portal (http://www.tianyu.com.cn), media, MBA association and other business relationships will be utilized as a medium to expose and educate the China target market about The Corporate Circus business “edutainment” concept. Both parties intend to bring in their extensive media and business relationships to explore all The Corporate Circus multi-media business entertainment and educational opportunities.

TianYu’s management, Mr. Li Jian Ping and Mr. Zhang Wei Min, Adela Josue Polin and TCC management will spearhead the “edutainment” business plan development effort in China. Mr. Li Jian Ping, MBA, is the founder and General Manager of Shanghai TianYu Technology Development Co. Ltd, and Shanghai Tian Ying Multimedia Communication Co., Ltd. Mr. Li is the first designer in Shanghai to use workstations in 3d animation production. In 2002, Mr. Li co-founded “Shanghai Multimedia Industry Park” and became the vice director of the organization. In 2003, Mr. Li co-founded Shanghai Multimedia Industry Association and was the vice-president of the association. Mr. Li is also the author of “Report on Shanghai Multimedia Industry Park’s New Development Plan” which laid down the milestones for Shanghai Multimedia Industry Park’s development in the future. Mr. Zhang Wei Min, MBA, is the deputy General Manager of Shanghai TianYu Technology Development Co. primarily responsible for new business development. Mr. Zhang has worked in several multinational enterprises in positions such as Business Development and Marketing Director. Mr. Zhang is the co-founder of the prestigious CEIBS (China Europe International Business School) Alumni Finance & Investment Club.    

This original first of its kind cross-cultural business “edutainment” animation cooperation deal was negotiated through the International Law Firm of Michael R. Polin. The firm and founder, Atty. Michael R. Polin, is actively involved in the burgeoning China entertainment industry with an emphasis on television, merchandising, publishing, games, and overall content for cell phones and the Internet (http://www.polinlawfirm.com).

“China is the world’s largest cell phone subscriber market at 350 million users (China Mobile http://www.chinamobile.com/english/ and China Unicom http://www.unicom.com/english/) and is rapidly becoming the world’s largest Internet users (120 million and growing). As is reported frequently in the press, China entertainment and media is about to skyrocket with original products (referencing “China 'ripe' for media explosion” March 13, 2005 - http://www.bbcnews.com). The timing of this market with The Corporate Circus unique and innovative business “edutainment” animation project could not be better,” said Polin.

For United States and International inquiries, please contact the International Law Firm of Michael R. Polin, Esq. at 858-350-4225, in San Diego, California.

About Shanghai Tianyu Technology Development Co., Ltd (http://www.tianyu.com.cn)

Shanghai Tianyu Technology Development Co., Ltd. is engaged in the development and application of multimedia and Internet technologies. It leverages its technical and business expertise in these areas to provide its customers with software products, consulting services, and multimedia solutions. Tianyu has developed a proprietary multimedia platform (Fullmedia) with wide applications in areas such as; multimedia entertainment, Internet gaming and content development, Cell phone gaming and content development, Enterprise training, Educational instruction, On line and distance education, Community service, and Business management, seminars, and MBA school programs.

About The Corporate Circus: “TCC” see (http://www.thecorporatecircus.com )

About the International Law Firm of Michael R. Polin see (http://www.polinlawfirm.com)

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