Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Unending Lure of FREE Money

Animal Logic bellies up to the feeding trough.

... Australian visual effects and animation studio Animal Logic is expanding its long-established animation production relationship with Warner Bros. Pictures (Happy Feet, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, The LEGO Movie), signing a three-picture deal that will see the Sydney and LA-based company set up a second animation studio in Vancouver, Canada.

The newly established Animal Logic Vancouver will initially be launched as an exclusive partnership to produce three animated features, the first of which will be none other than The LEGO Movie Sequel, with a view to producing subsequent projects in an ongoing collaboration with Warner Bros. Pictures.

Planning is well advanced for the new studio, which is expected to open its doors in September of this year. ...

Taxpayer money is hard to resist when you're a hungry company sniffing after free loot. And the millisecond the money gets cut off, AL will trundle off in search of the next subsidy.

Long live free enterprise.


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