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Ken Tsumura New Mainframe Ent. Production & Technology SVP

Animation production vet Ken Tsumura joins Mainframe Ent. as svp, production and technology.

Tsumura was a producer and production manager for multiple high-profile animated series and feature films, including CURIOUS GEORGE for Universal, ADAM SANDLERS EIGHT CRAZY NIGHTS for Columbia Pictures, THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, JOSEPH KING OF DREAMS and FATHER OF THE PRIDE for DreamWorks Animation, THE SIMPSONS for Gracie Films and numerous series for Disney Animation.

In addition, Tsumura has contributed to projects for Electronic Arts and HIT Ent. Tsumura also was a producer for the award-winning live-action short film, LAST STAND.

Kens fantastic creative talent and extensive experience with both TV series and theatrical features will be a tremendous asset to Mainframe, said Mainframe ceo Rick Mischel. Ken is the ideal executive to continue the growth of our feature film division, as well as to oversee production and advanced technology for new TV series, commercial, and game projects.

Joining Mainframe is a great opportunity to be a part of their large slate of upcoming feature films, as well as their current animated and live action series, Tsumura said. Managing both production and technology will provide the proper support to our artists so they can be as creative as possible, while taking advantage of the most cutting-edge technology to make our studio as efficient as possible.

Mainframes parent company, Vancouver-based Rainmaker LP, is an award-winning visual effects, 3D animation and post-production company.

Mainframe ( is an industry leader in CG animation for television and direct-to-DVD family entertainment. Mainframe has produced more than 269 half hours of CG-animated television, as well as 20 CG-animated direct-to-video/DVD feature films and three CG-animated television specials. Mainframe's CG animation expertise is also being used in the production of theatrical feature films, interactive games and commercials. Established in 1993, Mainframe continues to grow its library of proprietary productions, and has received many prestigious awards for its work on such international brands as Barbie (winner of the VSDA Award for Children's Title of the Year), Hot Wheels, Spider-Man, Casper and Popeye. The company is recognized as a CG animation pioneer, having developed the groundbreaking internationally distributed television series, REBOOT. Mainframe clients include Sony, Mattel, Lionsgate Home Ent., Electronic Arts (Canada) and MTV.