Nintendo has announced this morning that they are currently in the process of hiring for a variety of new animated projects based upon key Nintendo IP. The hiring spree as part of Nintendo’s new division, Nintendo Pictures. It is not clear which of the Kyoto-based company’s franchises will be given the animated treatment. Nintendo’s first project is the Super Mario Bros. Movie which is being handled by popular US animation firm Illumination and is due to be released worldwide in April 2023.
“Nintendo Pictures Co., Ltd., a Nintendo Group company, plans and produces videos using Nintendo IP. Currently, we are hiring careers for various occupations related to the planning and production of animation videos. If you are interested in creating videos that can be enjoyed by customers all over the world, please apply.”Google Translate tweet