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Mainframe Launches Expanded Creative Services Division

Mainframe Ent. Inc. has launched a full service Creative Services division that will specialize in all areas of graphic design, motion graphics, titling, opening sequences and branding. The first project of the newly-expanded division will be an alliance with McLean Mashingaidze-Greaves to design the new website for the popular TV Series PINK PLANET, which airs on CityTV, Vancouver. will feature e-commerce, video blogs and wi-fi based social networking. In addition, the division is working with IDT Ent. on logos and branding for the highly anticipated MASTERS OF HORROR and MASTERS OF SCI-FI film anthologies.

"Mainframe's goal has always been about delivering top-quality animation and imagery," said Joanne Bondoc, manager of Creative Services. "With this new Creative Services group, we will have more resources and a larger team of extraordinary talent to meet the graphics, design, and branding needs of producers, media companies, networks and broadcasters."

Mainframe's Creative Services department will bring together the talent behind an impressive list of past and present Mainframe projects and clients. Their portfolio already includes titles for Sony Pictures Television, logos, graphics and branding for the MTV Movie Awards, product packaging for NBC, main titles for Mattel's animated productions and branding for Bell's MAKING THE CUT on CBC. The new Mainframe Creative Services website can be accessed at

Vancouver-based Mainframe Ent. Inc. ( is one of the world's most prolific producers of computer-generated animation for television and direct-to-video/DVD family entertainment. Mainframe has produced more than 250 half hours of CG animated television as well as six CG-animated direct-to-video/DVD feature films and two one-hour 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, Hot Wheels, Spider-Man, Casper and Popeye, Mainframe clients include Sony, Mattel, Lions Gate Home Ent, Electronic Arts (Canada) and MTV. Mainframe's majority shareholder, IDT Corp., is a NYSE-listed multinational telecommunications and entertainment company.

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