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Film Roman Signs First Look Deal with Transition Entertainment

Producer-director-writer William Butler’s Transition Entertainment inks a first-look deal with Starz Animation’s Film Roman.

Producer-director-writer William Butler’s Transition Entertainment has been inked to a first-look deal by Starz Animation’s Film Roman.

Butler and his Transition team, which includes three-time Emmy Award winner John Vulich, will work with Film Roman’s General Manager, Head of Production Dana Booton, to assist in the development and creation of animated and live-action content for all platforms.

“Film Roman has long established itself as one of the premier companies for creators to thrive. The Transition Entertainment team is extremely proud to contribute to their exciting slate of projects,” said William Butler, President, Transition Entertainment. “Our partnership with Film Roman comes at a perfect time as the digital platform continues to rapidly grow and the demand for new entertainment increases.”

Butler has recently completed producing and writing duties on the half-hour comedy pilot Waffle Hut (Transition Entertainment) and is currently producing/directing the fourth season of Disney’s Game On. Butler previously wrote and directed the horror-thriller Madhouse (Lionsgate/Lakeshore) and thriller Furnace (Melee Entertainment/Genius).

Source: Transition Entertainment

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Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.