Friday, March 07, 2008

Emmy Winners Plug Into Toronto's "Throwback"...

Toronto's Throwback Entertainment, a publisher of 'immersive interactive' entertainment, has announced that Emmy Award winning producers, Ken Duer and Eric Radomski have joined the company as president of media and chief creative officer.

Duer and his team will develop intellectual property for development into traditional and new forms of media and Radomski will drive the creative vision and future.

Radomski has won three individual Emmy Awards and ten overall nominations.

"It is with great pleasure that I welcome Ken Duer and Eric Radomski to Throwback Entertainment," said Thomas Maduri, CEO of Throwback Entertainment.

Prior to joining Throwback Entertainment, Duer served as vice president of worldwide productions at Warner Bros Animation. In early 2000 he helped secure the acquisition of Japanese animation series "YU-GI-OH: Duel Monsters" for Kids' WB!, also overseeing production on series "Tiny Toons", "Animaniacs", "Batman", "Batman Beyond", "Superman", "Justice League", "Scooby Doo" and "Animatrix".

Radomski recently completed his second season as supervising producer of Warner Bros. Animation's "Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue!", a top-rated animated series @ Kids' WB's Saturday morning lineup. Prior to that, he was supervising producer of 52 episodes of Emmy Award- winning animated series "Xiaolin Showdow", airing on Kids' WB and Cartoon Network. He also developed/produced "Batman: The Animated Series" for which he won the first of three Emmy Awards. He received his second Emmy Award for directing Steven Spielberg's "Freakazoid" and his third for directing Canadian Todd McFarlane's "Spawn".

In 2006, Throwback acquired 150 titles from the Acclaim library that sold 200 million units in over 35 countries, generating more than $3.5 billion in revenue...