Rob Davies, a 1999 Emmy nominee for his work on STEVEN SPIELBERG PRESENTS:PINKY, ELMYRA AND THE BRAIN, has recently returned from Warner Bros. T.V.Animation in L.A. to his native British Columbia, Canada to start up a newanimation studio, Atomic Cartoons Inc. Joining Davies is former REN ANDSTIMPY animator and Universal Cartoons director Mauro Casalese, directorTrevor Bentley (Nickelodeon's CAT DOG, Nelvana's NED'S NEWT), and directorOlaf Miller (Sony's LITTLE WITCH). "Our main focus is to assist companieswith conceptualizing and developing their shows," says Davies. "At AtomicCartoons we've taken a boutique approach to pre-production in that wespecialize in taking the client's idea from its 'seedling' stage anddeveloping it into a solid property." Atomic Cartoons Inc. is presentlyunder contract with Sunwoo Entertainment, designing 26 half-hour episodesof MILO'S GREAT ADVENTURE for international distribution. Also currentlyunderway is pre-production work on 26 episodes of A.K.A/Cartoon Network'sEDD, ED N EDDY, and Stretch Films' COURAGE THE COWARDLY DOG also forCartoon Network, as well as production work on Film Roman's CAPBUSTERS.