Premium Animation Production Provider for Global Entertainment Brands Boosts Production, Leverages New Management Team
BOCA RATON, FL, October 7, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – via NewMediaWire – Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. (GROM), today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Top Draw Animation (TDA), has begun production of approximately $ 1.0 million of new projects through its studio sprawling in Manila, Philippines. The Missions, two recurring episodic animated television series, bolster the studio’s production and leverage the expertise of Top Draw animation professionals as well as Newly President and Executive Vice President Russell Hicks and Jared Wolfson. installed from the studio. For confidentiality reasons, Top Draw has not disclosed either the series or the client sponsor.
Recognized in the animation and entertainment communities for its high-end production services, Top Draw produces animated series, films, specials and compiled content on behalf of several of the world’s leading entertainment providers. The company was acquired by Grom in 2016 and is the centerpiece of Grom’s offerings, which include safe social media for children, web filtering used in school districts across the country, and original family entertainment through Curiosity Ink Media. Founded by Hicks and Advertising Director Brent Watts in 2017, Curiosity is intended to serve as Grom’s pipeline for the original development of intellectual property (intellectual property) through which the company aims to meet the entertainment needs of children and adults. families.
“Animation consistently delivers a devoted audience because it’s generally timeless and evasive,” says Hicks. “Programmers rely heavily on their animated series, and Top Draw Animation is prepared and energized to help entertainment companies around the world bring this brand of visually rich storytelling to life. We currently have hundreds of animation experts and artists dedicated to meeting the growing demand for animated entertainment. “
Top Draw Animation studio employs over 400 artists in its state-of-the-art 37,000 square foot studio in Manila, Philippines. TDA has amassed an impressive portfolio of television animation totaling over 2,000 half-hours. As the entertainment industry slowly welcomes staff to the office, Top Draw continues to work in cooperation with the Film Development Council of the Philippines, Quezon City and the local government of Manila to ensure all Covid 19 safety protocols necessary are in place to protect studio employees. Currently, Top Draw plans to vaccinate 80% of its staff by the end of 2021.
About Grom Social Enterprises, Inc.
Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. (GROM) is a growing social media platform and provider of original entertainment content for children under 13, which provides safe and secure digital environments for children who can be supervised by their parents or guardians. The Company has several operating subsidiaries, including Grom Social, which distributes its content via mobile and desktop environments (web portal and applications) which entertain children, allow them to interact with their friends, access information relevant and play exclusive games while teaching them how to be good. digital citizens. The company owns and operates Top Draw Animation, which produces award-winning animated content for some of the world’s largest international media companies. Grom also includes Grom Educational Services, which has provided web filtering services for K-12 schools, government, and private businesses. For more information, please visit grosocial.com.
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