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[10/12/10 - 10:38 AM]
Engine Entertainment Closes Deal With Michael Eisner's Tornante Animation for 'Glenn Martin DDS'
"The popularity of Glenn Martin DDS continues to grow as new audiences abroad have embraced the show," said Michael Eisner.

[via press release from Engine Entertainment]

ENGINE ENTERTAINMENT CLOSES DEAL WITH MICHAEL EISNER'S TORNANTE ANIMATION FOR 'GLENN MARTIN DDS'

Los Angeles, CA - October 12, 2010 - ENGINE ENTERTAINMENT announced today that they have concluded a deal to represent the popular U.S. stop-motion animated series GLENN MARTIN, DDS, worldwide, for Michael Eisner's production company, Tornante Animation, a division of The Tornante Company, LLC.

GLENN MARTIN, DDS, now in its second season on Nick at Night is the first show to come from Tornante Animation. The primetime animated series follows the adventures of a dentist, Glenn Martin, and his family, as they leave suburbia behind and embark on a cross-country adventure in their toothbrush-topped mobile dental RV. The show's unique look of stop-motion animation comes from Eric Fogel, creator of the MTV series Celebrity Death Match; the dynamic writing is overseen by Michael Jamin and Sivert Glarum, veterans of such shows as King of the Hill and Just Shoot Me.

"The popularity of Glenn Martin DDS continues to grow as new audiences abroad have embraced the show," said Michael Eisner. "Engine Entertainment's deep relationships with international broadcasters will help bring the Martins to millions of additional households around the world."

Chief Executive of Engine Entertainment, Chris Philip commented, "This innovative and ground-breaking animation series from the mind of Michael Eisner sets the bar high in this genre, superbly complements any late night schedule, and gives us a great opportunity of growth in this area."

The project was brought to Engine by Phil Schuman of Highview Media, and brokered by Doug Miller at Tornante.

About Engine Entertainment

Engine Entertainment is a new force in international television production and distribution. Since its launch earlier this year, Engine has partnered with QED International, Tribune Entertainment, and Twentieth Television, for the new U.S. syndicated series PT DUME, from Baywatch creator Gregory Bonann, sourced over 600 hours of content for distribution (a mix of US shows that air on Fox Sports Net, Showtime, PBS, Hulu, Spike, and HGTV), and tapped Michel Rodrigue as exclusive Format Distribution Consultant to develop the company's specialized formats division, Engine Formats, and help distribute the ground-breaking interactive Smart Phone treasure hunt game show, THUMB WARS. cptfc Engine is co-producing the show with Ben Silverman's global multimedia studio, Electus, for the US, Canada, and the UK. The format has also sold in France, Spain, Poland, and Mexico.

Engine also recently launched Engine Latino, a Spanish language programming JV with Bross al Cuadrado, one of Mexico's leading creative agencies and film makers. The venture will produce Spanish language TV programming for distribution worldwide. www.engine-entertainment.com

About The Tornante Company

Founded in 2005 by Michael Eisner, The Tornante Company is a privately held company that invests in and incubates companies in the media and entertainment space. Tornante's companies and investments include Tornante Animation, The Topps Company, Inc., and Vuguru. In the summer of 2008, Tornante Animation was launched to produce animation for television and multi-media platforms.





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