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Prior to Animation Collective, Larry Schwarz founded Rumpus, the multimedia childrens entertainment company. Rumpus operated kids entertainment and community websites Rumpus.com and Zeeks.com and produced interactive programming.
New York City based Animation Collective (www.animationcollective.com) is a leader in creating Flash-based animation for television, the Internet, home video and feature films. The company produces programming on a work for hire basis and develops and produces original proprietary properties.
Animation Collective is the largest provider of original content for KOL, America Onlines kids channel and RED, their teen channel. Schwarz is the creator and exec/ producer of KOL series SKWOD and KUNG FU ACADEMY and of many RED series, including GENE THE BOY GENIE, BERZERKARI, HUXTABLE AND BONER and PENNED.
Nicktoons Network, the 24-hour animation network owned by Nickelodeon, features a wide variety of programming that have defined kids' and animation lovers' television for more than 10 years. Targeting kids 6-14, Nicktoons Network features programming that is 75% exclusive to the channel. In addition, Nicktoons Network is home to award-winning shorts that helped redefine kids' television. Nicktoons Network currently reaches 36 million homes via cable, digital cable and satellite, and can be seen on Cablevision, Charter Communications, Comcast Cable, Cox Communications, DirecTV, DISH Network and Time Warner Cable. Nicktoons, and all related titles and logos are property of Viacom Inc.