Toronto's Yowza Animation is expanding their development team with the recent addition of Heather Walker as Head of Development. The company's reel includes work with large studios such as Warner Brothers, Universal, Disney and considerable television service work. Yowza's development slate includes original I.P. as well as optioned materials and ranges across all ages, genres and media including traditional broadcast, new media and direct-to-DVD.
Yowza plan to roll out the new additions to their I.P. roster at Kidscreen Summit in New York in February.
Toronto-based Yowza Digital, Inc. was founded in 2003 by exec producer Pete Denomme, creative director Claude Chiasson and finance and business affairs executive Laurie Thompson to produce 3D animation for feature films and television.
Switch VFX is the visual effects division of Yowza Digital. Switch VFX specializes in the production of photorealistic digital visual effects and CG character creation for feature films and television. Switch VFX was founded in 2004 by visual effects supervisor Jon Campfens, executive producer Pete Denomme and finance and business affairs executive Laurie Thompson, with the intent to bring experience and talent to a highly responsive, affordable and independent new venture.