Grom Social's Top Draw Animation Secures Additional $1.5MM in New Animation Production Assignments
BOCA RATON, FL - (NewMediaWire) - April 21, 2022 - Grom Social Enterprises, Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GROM) wholly-owned Manila, Philippines subsidiary, Top Draw Animation, has secured approximately $1,500,000 in new animation production business, as was announced today by Top Draw’s President, Russell Hicks. Top Draw has been a reliable source of premium animation production services, including animated series, movies, specials and short-form content, for several global entertainment providers for over 20 years.
The latest production work, from whom Top Draw does not disclose due to competitive reasons and client privilege, comes on the heels of other new assignments that the company expressed in announcements made earlier this year. The studio employees over 400 animation professionals and continues its increased output as pandemic concerns ease and under direction of the company’s new leadership – the aforementioned Hicks, who earlier in his career led Nickelodeon’s animation and live action direction, as well as Executive Vice President, Jared Wolfson, both of whom assumed their new roles last fall.
“More and more, programmers are turning to Top Draw to ensure their content is executed by professionals dedicated to delivering the best possible animation,” explains Hicks. “From day one, I was impressed by the loving attention to detail, and passion for animation all of our employees share and we’re excited to serve as a go-to studio for entertainment companies that expect the absolute best.”
Recognized throughout entertainment for its premium production services, Top Draw was acquired by Grom in 2016. The studio serves as a vital component of Grom’s offerings, which also include safe social media for kids, web filtering utilized in school districts nationwide and original family entertainment through Curiosity Ink Media, which Hicks and Wolfson also lead.
About Grom Social Enterprises, Inc.
Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. is a growing social media platform and original content provider of entertainment for children under 13 years of age, which provides safe and secure digital environments for kids that can be monitored by their parents or guardians. The Company has several operating subsidiaries, including Grom Social, which delivers its content through mobile and desktop environments (web portal and apps) that entertain children, let them interact with friends, access relevant news, and play proprietary games while teaching them about being good digital citizens and Curiosity Ink Media, a global media company that develops, acquires, builds, grows, and maximizes the short, mid & long-term commercial potential of Kids & Family entertainment properties and associated business opportunities. The Company owns and operates Top Draw Animation, which produces award-winning animation content for some of the largest international media companies in the world. Grom also includes Grom Educational Services,
which provides web filtering services for K-12 schools, government and private businesses. For more information, please visit gromsocial.com.
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