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Pileated Pictures Answers All For Launch of Trivial Pursuit DVD For Kids

Pileated Pictures announced that it recently wrapped production of a dozen animated episodes to support the launch of Trivial Pursuit DVD for Kids. The team at Pileated handled all aspects of production for Parker Brothers, owned by Hasbro, including animation, design, voice-over production, video post work and DVD authoring.

Pileated Pictures also helped advertising agency, Grey Worldwide, with concept, design and animation for two national spots, and three video-on-demand spots that will air on the Nickelodeon VOD channel. In addition, Pileated created animation and an online game for the Trivial Pursuit website.

An interactive DVD, Trivial Pursuit DVD for Kids matches wits with the games wacky cast members (Mitch, Brad, Bobby and Lewis) as they take you through the instructions and each question. Just hit play on the DVD and the game will begin.

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Pileated worked very closely with Parker Brothers to ensure our vision was carried through every step of the way, said Rob Daviau, producer and Trivial Pursuit DVD for Kids lead game designer at Parker Brothers. Were thrilled with the animation and the humortheir passion came through on the DVD, web game, and all the commercial spots.

All of the projects were animated using Adobe Flash and composited using Adobe After Effects. Apples DVD Studio Pro was used to author the DVDs. Original music was provided by J. Mascis of Dinosaur Jr.

Pileated Pictures Llc. is an entertainment studio creating videogames, character animation, concepts and stories. The studio develops customized solutions for clients, including videogames for a variety of platforms, broadcast animation, music videos, e-cards and web sites. For more information, visit or write to

Hasbro is a worldwide leader in children's and family leisure time entertainment products and services, including the design, manufacture and marketing of games and toys ranging from traditional to high-tech. Both internationally and in the U.S., its brands include Playskool, Tonka, Milton Bradley, Parker Brothers, Tiger and Wizards Of The Coast. For more information, visit

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