Former Film Roman and WB Vets Start Phuuz Entertainment
Jay Francis acquired short animated films at Film Roman's LEVEL13.NET for development into television series, direct-to-video features, videogames and Internet programming. As head of Film Roman's talent recruitment program, Francis spearheaded the outreach for young talent while lecturing at hundreds of colleges and universities throughout the U.S. He recruited the development and digital artists behind well-known animated programs, such as KING OF THE HILL, MISSION HILL, THE OBLONGS, THE SIMPSONS and X-MEN: EVOLUTION.
In 1991, Francis was a founding partner of Lil' Gangster Entertainment, a boutique animation studio with offices in Los Angeles and Paris. The company produced traditional animation, graphics, live action and designs for prestigious clients, such as Cartoon Network, MTV, Universal, Warner Bros. Animation, Electronic Arts and Interplay Productions. While at DIC Ent., Francis supervised such animated series as DENNIS THE MENACE, INSPECTOR GADGET, MADELINE and THE REAL GHOSTBUSTERS.
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