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Mainframe’s Mischel to Discuss Animation Resurgence at Vancouver Board of T

Mainframe Ent. ceo Rick Mischel will discuss "The Resurgence Of Animation: Working to B.C.'s Advantage" at the Vancouver Board of Trade's Distinguished Speaker Program on Feb. 3 in the Waterfront Ballroom of the Fairmont Waterfront located at 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Mischel will touch on the key factors regarding how B.C. is the beneficiary due to the availability of talent and provincial tax credits that enable Canada to offer a competitive advantage, the reputation of British Columbia's animation industry around the world and why the prospects for the industry and Mainframe are bright.

Mischel will also provide an overview of Mainframe Ent.s operations, performance and an outlook on the general market and the company itself.

Mainframe Ent. Inc. ( is an industry leader in 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 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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