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Spike & Mike Won't Mellow The Net

"Spike & Mike" fest organizers, Mellow Manor Prods. has teamed up withNetcaster IFilm to bring its twisted toon vault exclusively to Cyberspace.The two year deal will allow Net surfers the chances to see animationshorts only previously showcased at the "Spike & Mike's Classic Festival ofAnimation" and "Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation."BEAVIS AND BUTTHEAD-creator Mike Judge, SOUTH PARK's Trey Parker and MattStone, TOY STORY's John Lasseter, and the NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS'creator Tim Burton are all alums of the "Spike & Mike" fests. Co-founder of"Spike & Mike," Spike Decker has jumped onto the IFilm board of advisersand will oversee the selection of new, library, and custom 2D and 3Danimation distributed through IFilm. The deal provides IFilm with marketingand promotional space at the "Spike & Mike" festivals which run in morethan 50 cities throughout Canada and the U.S. This partnership marks thesecond new venture this year inked by Ifilm to bring shorts to the Net. InOctober, IFilm signed an exclusive deal with management companyBender-Spink to broadcast material produced by their clients.

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