Exodus Film Group has launched a new television animation division and appointed world-renowned illusionist and animation expert Nicholas Night to head it up.
Night, whose title will be VP of television animation, will oversee development and production of all projects within the division and will report to president of consumer products and television Bruce Auerbach.
Night will begin by concentrating on Exodus’ core brands, The Hero of Color City, Bunyan and Babe and Igor, as well as new properties, Auerbach said.
He comes to Exodus with broad experience in the entertainment industry, having worked as animator and game designer in addition to performing.
“I am thrilled to be working with Exodus to develop and create exceptional animated television properties, drawing from their wonderful films and characters, as well as from completely original concepts,’ Night said. ‘As a creator of both interactive and traditional media properties, plus my years of experience in the performing arts, I believe I can help Exodus create a slate of truly unique and groundbreaking shows that can flourish across all distribution platforms. I look forward to working with their incredibly creative production team as we embark on this exciting new opportunity.’
For more info about the Venice, Calif.-based company, visit www.exodusfilmgroup.com.