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|Founder||Darrell Van Citters
|Headquarters||Glendale, California, United States|
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Renegade Animation is an animation studio, located in Glendale, California, which currently specializes in Macromedia Flash/Toon Boom animation. It was founded by Disney and Warner Bros. animator and director Darrell Van Citters and his business partner Ashley Postelwaite in July 1992 in Burbank, California. In mid-2007, the company opened new studios in London, Toronto and Sydney, following the announcement of The Mr. Men Show.
Initially they produced countless commercials and animated short films, beginning with the second "Hare Jordan" spot for Nike, which featured Bugs Bunny as his own alter-ego and Michael Jordan as Air Jordan, as well as numerous spots for Cheetos, Kellogg's Honey Smacks, and Kellogg's Rice Krispies. In the mid-'90s, they moved into internet cartoons, and produced Will Ryan's "Elmo Aardvark: Outer Space Detective".
They have since branched out into television, and are perhaps most well known as the producers of cartoon series Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi and The Mr. Men Show for Cartoon Network. The Tom and Jerry Show, a show featuring Tom and Jerry, that is currently airing on Cartoon Network. They also co-produced the live-action/Traditionally-animated telefilm Re-Animated with Appleday Pictures. Renegade also produced the 2007 direct-to-video Christmas film Christmas Is Here Again based on a story by Robert Zappia, which has since aired in syndication and on Hulu.
They produced the animation for an animated short A Dairy Tale: The Three Little Pigs, which was released specially on the DVD for 2004 Disney film Home on the Range and the animated sequence for Book of Dragons, which was released on DVD.
|Title||Release date||Production company(s)|
|Re-Animated||December 8, 2006||Appleday Pictures|
|Christmas Is Here Again||October 7, 2008||Easy to Dream Productions|
|Chop Kick Panda||May 19, 2011||Gaiam|
|Puss in Boots: A Furry Tale||October 11, 2011||Gaiam|
|Tappy Toes||November 1, 2011||Gaiam|
|Title||Premiere date||End date||Channel||Production company|
|Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi||November 19, 2004||June 27, 2006||Cartoon Network||Cartoon Network Studios|
|The Mr. Men Show||February 4, 2008||October 19, 2009||Chorion|
|Mad||September 6, 2010||December 2, 2013||Warner Bros. Animation|
|The Tom and Jerry Show||March 1, 2014|
- Captain Sturdy: "Back in Action!" (Cartoon Network; 2001)
- Captain Sturdy: "The Originals" (Adult Swim; 2003)
- Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi (Cartoon Network; unaired, 2003)
- Hardboiled Eggheads (Amazon; 2014)
- "Renegade Animation Completes "Christmas is Here Again"". Digital Publisher Magazine. Digital Media Online. 2006-09-28. Archived from the original on 2011-07-10.
- Edwards, C. (8 January 2014). "The Ultimate Guide to Animated Mockbusters". CartoonBrew. Cartoon Brew, LCC. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
- Beck, Jerry (26 March 2012). ""Happy Feet" knock-off: "Tappy Toes"". Cartoon Brew. Cartoon Brew, LCC. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
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