Rainmaker Entertainment Receives Two LEO Award Nominations
VANCOUVER, Canada ? May 18, 2011 ?
Rainmaker Entertainment--the multifaceted animation studio and one of Canada? largest producers of CG animation--is pleased to announce that they have been nominated for two Leo Awards in the Best Animation Program or Series category. The Leo Awards were established in 1998 to celebrate excellence in British Columbia film and television. The winners will be announced Saturday June 11th in Vancouver.
The Best Animation Program or Series nominations include:
- ?Barbie ? A Fairy Secret? - Kim Dent Wilder and Kylie Ellis
- ?Barbie ? A Fashion Fairytale? - Kim Dent Wilder and Shawn McCorkindale
?These nominations validate the depth of talent we have on board at Rainmaker and their recognition is well-deserved,? said Catherine Winder, President and Executive Producer, Rainmaker Entertainment. ?I?d also like to congratulate our amazing clients and fellow nominee, Mattel, on these inspired projects.?
About Rainmaker Entertainment Inc.
Rainmaker Entertainment Inc., a multifaceted animation studio, is one of Canada?s largest producers of CG animation. With an innovative history that spans over 15 years, Rainmaker today continues to tell engaging stories and create compelling characters for all media. The studio?s 200 creatively-inspired artists and storytellers are currently in development on the company?s first slate of proprietary projects. Originally established as Mainframe Entertainment, the company broke ground by producing the first ever CGI animation series ReBoot. In addition to developing its own properties, Rainmaker also produces feature length DVD?s for many top international brands including Barbie, Max Steele and Tony Hawk, and more. Rainmaker?s clients include Mattel, The Weinstein Company, Lionsgate, Sony, Ubisoft, Electronic Arts and MTV. For more information, go to www.rainmaker.com
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