Animation Acronyms

The acronyms following are for studios and companies involved in the creation and distribution of animated films and television programs. Most of the acronyms are those used by the company but some have been created by myself for use in my various animation databases.

Acronym Company Name Acronym Company Name
AIC Anime International Company (Japan) studio NAS Nihon Ad Systems (Japan) producer
AKOM Animation Korea Movie Productions (South Korea) studio NET Nippon Educational Television (Japan) television network
ANB Asahi National Broadcasting (Japan) television network NFB National Film Board of Canada studio
APPP Another Push Pin Planning Company (Japan) studio NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai (Japan) television network
BBC British Broadcasting Corporation (Great Britain) television network NTV Nippon Television (Japan) television network
DEFA Deutsche Film-Akademie (East Germany/Germany) studio OLM Oriental Light and Magic (Japan) studio


PASI Philippine Animation Studio Inc. (Philippines) (studio)
DIC Diffusion, Information and Communication (France/United States) studio PMMP
Phillipe Mounier Marketing Production (France)
studio
ICAIC Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industrias Cinematográficos (Cuba) studio RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana (Italy) television network
IDDH International Droits et Divers Holding (France) producer TMS Tokyo Movie Shinsha (Japan)
IFS International Film Service (United States) studio UPA United Productions of America (United States) studio
MGM Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (United States) studio VAP Video Audio Production (Japan) producer

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