New York-based animation house Noodlesoup Prods. has FormedNoodlesoup Ent., a new division that will focus on the development and production of original animated feature films and television programming. Noodlesoup founder Jeffrey Nodelman has been named Chief Creative Officer of the new entity, which is already is development on several new programs with major U.S. distributors.
The move is part of a larger expansion plan for the studio, which currently provides service work for Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim hit, The Venture Brothers, and commercials for clients such as MSN and Earthlink.
Noodlesoup Prods. COO Nathan Graf will become the company’s new CEO, overseeing all business operations and service work.
"This is a very exciting time for Noodlesoup, Nathan and me," Nodelman comments. "This move will let me spend more time on the projects we have in development, while allowing me to begin pursuing opportunities for additional co-productions and new properties."
Founded in January of 2001, privately held Noodlesoup Prods. has built up an impressive roster of clients that includes Disney, Warner Bros., Universal, Cartoon Network, Miramax, Fox, The History Channel and MTV. The full-service animation studio offers both 2D and 3D expertise.