Animation Company, Duncan Studio, Ventures into New Markets

[] Pasadena, California – From feature films to applications, the team at Duncan Studio continues to provide high-quality animation while also expanding into new ventures. In late 2012, the studio successfully launched its first iPad app, My Beastly ABCs, while also working on projects such as Despicable Me Minion Mayhem (Universal Studios) and Barneys New York: Electric Holiday (Disney). As the company continues its work in the animation industry at large, the talented team at Duncan Studio is busy planning its next app production, which they hope will reach even more animation fans.

Established in 2007, Duncan Studio is the realization of Ken Duncan’s vision of having his own animation studio. With a focus on outstanding character performances, projects animated by Duncan Studio have earned a 2011 Annie Award for Best Animated Special Production, a nomination for the 2012 Annie Award for Best Animated Special Production (winner to be announced February 3rd), a 2012 THEA Award for Ingenious Use of Technology, and a 2010 VES Award for Outstanding Animation in an Animated Motion Picture.

With the release of My Beastly ABCs in December, Duncan Studio was able to reach a new audience by providing families worldwide with an interactive storybook app that contains captivating animation and striking artwork. The app has received glowing reviews from around the world and USA Today named it one of 2012’s top ten apps for children.

The positive reaction is very rewarding for owner Ken Duncan. “We’ve had the opportunity to work on a number of great projects but the overwhelmingly positive reaction people are having to My Beastly ABCs is a thrill. We have other apps in development, and this reaction makes us even more eager to put them in the public’s hands.”

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPad
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* 364 MB

Pricing and Availability:
With the success of their first iPad app, Duncan Studio is offering My Beastly ABCs on sale. From January 24-27th, My Beastly ABCs 1.0.17 is currently $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category. This year the studio plans to expand the availability of My Beastly ABCs with the development of iPhone and iPod touch versions.Duncan Studio
My Beastly ABCs 1.0.17
YouTube Video (Trailer)
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Duncan Studio is a full-service, creative animation house built on the idea that animation, as a storytelling tool, is truly limitless. Founded by world-renowned animator Ken Duncan, the studio has partnered with some of the industry’s most influential leaders to produce projects of the highest quality using traditional (hand-drawn), computer animation, and stereo formats. Now venturing toward a new exciting direction, Duncan Studio has created a completely original interactive storybook iPad app. Employing a highly experienced staff, adventurous spirit, and uncontainable passion, the members of this boutique studio have worked hard to utilize this innovative platform to create something magical that is sure to delight adults and children alike. Copyright (C) 2013 Duncan Studio. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

###Paige Kirchubel
Appency for Duncan Studios
United States
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