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THE TEAM

ELIZABETH DARO — EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/MANAGING PARTNER

Emmy and Gemini-award winner Elizabeth Daro is executive producer/co-owner of Elias Entertainment. Ms. Daro specializes in taking a seed of an idea and turning it into a worldwide marketable success. She has developed and produced projects with Universal, The Disney Channel, Cartoon Network, Nicktoons, UPN, MGM, Amblin, Disney, Warner Brothers, Sony, Interscope and Imagine, among others.

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JEFFREY ZAHN — EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/MANAGING PARTNER

Jeff Zahn is an Emmy nominated music supervisor/composer. He has produced projects for: The Backstreet Boys, Wyclef Jean, Ziggy Marley, Art Garfunkel, Julian Lennon and many others. Jeff was the music director of Cinar Films (Montreal) where he supervised and composed the music for over 50 TV series including: Arthur (4 Emmy Awards); Caillou: Are You Afraid of the Dark” Madeline; Richard Scarry; Wombles, etc. .

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PETER BUSCH/FACEWARE TECHNOLOGIES - CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

Faceware Technologies is the most innovative and experienced facial motion capture technology provider in the world. Peter Busch is VP of Business Development for Faceware Technologies—having nearly 20 years of entertainment production management experience, including Warner Brothers Feature Animation and Paramount Pictures. He worked on the SpongeBob Squarepants and Barnyard animated features prior to joining Image Metrics as Head of Production in 2007.  

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THE GOTHAM GROUP (Julie Kane-Ritsch)

A Hollywood-based management and production firm representing some of the most creative minds in Hollywood, including top directors, writers, producers, authors, animators, illustrators, publishers and actors, while actively producing such major film projects as The Maze Runner franchise, Kodachrome and The Spiderwick Chronicles.  

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ARMAN AKOPIAN — JAYDEN ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATOR

Born in the Soviet Union, in Armenia, Arman Akopian is an award winning illustrator who started his career in video games at Ubisoft Montreal. 

Arman’s work ranges from creating magazine covers to sci-fi book covers. But the bigger part of his work is creating concept art for characters and environments.  Currently Arman is working for Ubisoft Montreal on Rainbow Six - SIEGE .

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