Duo combine efforts to produce vidgames, toons, pix

The Gotham Group, a management and production firm for animation and family entertainment, will pool resources with video game talent management and production company Union Entertainment to produce video games, animated series and feature films.

The latest chapter in the companies’ three-year professional relationship will increase access to cross-industry opportunities and multi-platform projects.

“The clear overlap between Union’s impressive work in the video game world and Gotham’s expertise in the animation, film and television worlds, has led our companies to collaborate to mutual advantage on various projects in the past,” said Gotham Group CEO/founder Ellen Goldsmith-Vein. “This alliance will further that success.”

Union Entertainment Prexy Richard Leibowitz viewed the arrangement “as a way not just to do deals, but to build franchises.” Union’s games have amassed more than a half-billion dollars in retail sales.

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