Tradition Studios Signs Mike Markowitz for Animated Feature
Press release from Tradition Studios:
PORT ST. LUCIE, FL -- Tradition Studios, the new animated feature film studio of Digital Domain Media Group, announced that Mike Markowitz, writer of Horrible Bosses, has signed on to write its next animated feature. Brad Lewis, formerly of Pixar and PDI/Dreamworks (Cars 2, Ratatouille, ANTZ) is attached to direct. The untitled Brad Lewis project is in development at the studio’s San Francisco facility, and will be produced at Tradition Studios in Florida.
This will be Tradition Studios’ second animated feature and is slated for release after The Legend of Tembo, directed by Aaron Blaise and Chuck Williams (Brother Bear), and written by William Schneider.
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