PorchLight Entertainment

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PorchLight Entertainment
Industry Films, TV Programming, Animation
Founded 1995
Key people
Bruce D. Johnson
William T. Baumann
Number of employees
Parent PorchLight Worldwide, Inc.

PorchLight Entertainment, Inc. is an American production company founded in 1995 by Bruce D. Johnson and William T. Baumann. It dedicates in television production and animation. It produced projects like Jay Jay the Jet Plane, Adventures from the Book of Virtues, Tutenstein, JetCat, LeapFrog, The Secret Saturdays, Angelina Ballerina, Animalia, Pope Dreams, Gofrette, Night of the Twisters, A Martian Christmas, Kid Paddle, Cedric and Rain.

Based in Los Angeles, PorchLight specializes in high quality animation for television, Direct-to-DVD, and feature films. Known for successfully collaborating with outside partners, the studio provides creative and production services beginning with concept, script writing and voice-recording, through all levels of animation pre-production, production and post-production.

Most recently, PorchLight completed a series of best-selling Direct-to-DVD animated specials for LeapFrog, which have sold over 5 million units and have been widely praised by parents and educators.

In 2007, PorchLight launched KidMango, which was an online-only television network. Aside from showing PorchLight television series, it also showed television series from third parties such as Nelvana and Cookie Jar Group. The main website was abandoned in early 2013 and the domain name eventually expired in February 2014.

PorchLight produced independent films as well, and a majority of Feature Films for Families' movies were given the permission by PorchLight to release them to DVD.

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