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MTV's Eric Calderon & Expedia's Richard Barton Join AtomFilms

ATOMFILMS has announced that ERIC CALDERON has joined the company as

Animation and Digital Media Development Executive and RICHARD BARTON has

joined their board of directors. Before moving to AtomFilms, Calderon was

the former Director of Animation Development at MTV. Calderon will be in

charge of recruiting and developing animation and digital media talent,

content and technologies. At MTV, Calderon oversaw MTV animation series

such as: CARTOON SUSHI, CELEBRITY DEATHMATCH, DARIA, DOWNTOWN, and the

upcoming SPYGROOVE. Barton comes to AtomFilms as the president and CEO of

Expedia, Inc., a leading on-line travel company. Barton joins a board of

directors which includes: Frank Biondi Jr., former Chairman and CEO of

Universal Studios; Mark Torrance, Vice-Chairman of Getty Images, Inc.; and

Thomas Hoegh, Founder and Managing Director of Arts Alliance. Barton will

help AtomFilms' optimize its distribution of digital entertainment and

e-commerce. This announcement comes along with the recent hiring of John

Marom, former President of Time Inc. International, as the Seattle-based

Internet company's senior VP of worldwide revenue and media strategies. He

was not an MTV animation employee as reported in the past.

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