Connect with us

DWA Vets form Monkey’s Uncle Venture

Festivals and Events

DWA Vets form Monkey’s Uncle Venture

Animation industry vets Eric “Bibo” Bergeron (Shark Tale, Road to El Dorado) and Emmy-nominated writer-director — and Animation Magazine contributing writer — Mike de Seve (Beavis and Butt-Head Do America) have joined forces to launch Monkey’s Uncle, a new joint venture that will include a consortium of top animation creatives tasked with the conception and development of original animated feature projects for global markets.

The talent alliance will be offering a slate of new family-targeted feature IPs to the marketplace annually. Monkey’s Uncle will first offer Murphy’s Outlaw, a $25 million four-quadrant feature. The venture will also provide creative services to both established and emerging animated feature film producers around the world.

The consortium will include such talents as Buck Lewis, a character designer with credits on Alvin and the Chipmunks, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar, and 11 other major animated features in the last 10 years; and Jurgen Grosz, story artist on Rango, Open Season, Chicken Run, Prince of Egypt and others.

“Our goal is to provide producers access to some of the most sought-after creative talents available,” says de Seve. “The aim is to be a complete, boots-on-the-ground solution for any company that has production capacity but needs to build out its front-end creative vision.”

Shark Tale

Shark Tale


More in Festivals and Events


Recent Posts

Featured Trailers

Could not generate embed. Please try it again.

To Top