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Netflix picks up Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures in the United States

Mattel is set to debut the new Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures CG-animated series on Netflix in the United States. The new show will be animated by Mainframe Studios, the TV branch of Rainmaker Entertainment. The company’s relationship with Barbie goes back, having produced more than 30 features over the last 17 years. Here’s a trailer: This hilarious and heartwarming new show follows ...

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Mainframe Studios starts work on Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures; The Anybodies

Fresh off of ReBoot: The Guardian Code and the impending debut of Spy Kids: Mission Critical, Rainmaker’s TV division Mainframe Studios is hard at work on two new animated productions, including a new take on Mattel’s Barbie. The Vancouver based studio is currently developing The Anybodies, a 6-11 animated comedy/adventure series about a 12-year-old girl who discovers her powers as a ...

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Spy Kids: Mission Critical sleuths onto Netflix next month

Robert Rodriguez’s Spy Kids franchise is being revived in an all-new animated series heading to Netflix. Produced by The Weinstein Company with animation done by Rainmaker Entertainment, the first 10 episodes of Spy Kids: Mission Critical are set to hit the streaming giant on April 20th. The series will bring back the original film trilogy’s stars Carmen and Juni Cortez as they attend ...

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Cult CG classic ReBoot gets contentious re-imagining

Mainframe Entertainment’s ReBoot animated series broke new ground by being the first fully CG-animated half-hour television show when it originally debuted in 1994. Now, nearly 25 years later, the franchise is back in ReBoot: The Guardian Code. Produced by Rainmaker’s Mainframe Studios label, the first ten episodes of the new CG-animated/live-action hybrid series will debut ...

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Rainmaker exits Sly Cooper movie

Back in 2014, fans of a sneaky raccoon thief, Sly Cooper, were treated with news that the beloved PlayStation video game franchise would be heading to the big screen. Blockade Entertainment, Rainmaker Entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Film Financial Services and Jungsu Broadcasting Corporation were set to collaborate on a feature film due out in 2016. Well, 2017 is almost over and ...

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Gregory Little Appointed SVP of Content for Rainmaker Entertainment

Canadian studio Rainmaker Entertainment, which is known for the landmark CG animated eries ReBoot, has recently announced the appointment of a new Senior Vice President for Content, namely veteran content exec Gregory R. Little. The announcement is very timely as Rainmaker is also currently building momentum for the April 29 release of videogame inspired CG feature Ratchet & Clank, which the ...

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Focus Features Appointed as US Distributor for Ratchet & Clank Film

Rainmaker Entertainment and its production partners CNHK Media and Blockade Entertainment have recently announced that a U.S. theatrical distributor for their upcoming CG animated film adaptation of the Ratchet & Clank videogame franchise: Focus Features. The Ratchet & Clank series of videogames started in November 4, 2002 via the original platform videogame released for the ...

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Rainmaker Entertainment Promotes Tara Kemes to VP of Culture & Talent

Vancouver-based animation outfit Rainmaker Entertainment has recently promoted Tara Kemes to the newly-created position of Vice President of Culture and Talent, from her former post as Director of Talent Development. Kemes, who originally joined Rainmaker Entertainment in 2009, will be helming the studio’s recruiting efforts while helping develop the unique culture that distinguishes Rainmaker ...

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Sly Cooper Movie Scheduled for 2016?

The Sly Cooper series of 3D platformers seem like a perfect candidate for a CG animated series adaptation, as it already has the kind of characters that will fit in on a Saturday morning show, plus the games already show how good it will look like on CG. However, Animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment and Indie production outfit Blockade Entertainment does one better as they are planning a full ...

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Ratchet & Clank movie blasts into theatres in 2015, check out the teaser inside

Sony Computer Entertainment, Blockade Entertainment and Rainmaker Entertainment have announced that they’re bringing the hit video game series Ratchet & Clank to the big screen in 2015. The CG film will star the cast from the games including James Arnold Taylor as Ratchet, David Kaye as Clank, and Jim Ward as Captain Qwark. Developed closely in partnership with Insomniac Games, the ...

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