JAY FUKUTO JOINS JUNG GUNS ENTERTAINMENTAS PARTNER/EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF ANIMATION DIVISION
Los Angeles, CA (June 27, 2017) – Fred Jung, Executive Producer of Jung Guns Entertainment (www.jungguns.com), along with Gary Laird and Scott Liggett, Founders of LNL Partners, are proud to announce the addition of Jay Fukuto to the Jung Guns
“Jay brings a wealth of knowledge and creativity to our growing animation department,” said Fred Jung. “Our stable of animation properties at JGE currently includes William Shatner’s award-winning, Sci-Fi project, War Chronicles, and God Woke by Stan Lee.”
Among Jay’s list of accomplishments: He started his career in animation at Walt Disney TV Animation in 1992, heading up current programs. In 1997, he was Senior Vice President of MGM Animation, in charge of the animated series (including All Dogs Go To
Heaven: The Series and Robocop: Alpha Commando), and direct-to-video movies (including The Secret of NIMH II and Tom Sawyer).
In 2001, Jay returned to Walt Disney Television Animation as Vice President, Creative Affairs, followed by two years at MGA
Entertainment as Vice President, Entertainment.
In 2006, Jay was named Head of Production for Film Roman, the Starz TV animation division, and then promoted to Head of Studio in 2008. Under Jay’s watch, Film Roman produced the animation for such groundbreaking series as The Simpsons (FOX), King of
the Hill (FOX), Beavis & Butthead (MTV), and The Avengers (Marvel/Disney XD).
In 2014, Jay joined RGH Entertainment as the Executive Director of Production. During his tenure at RGH, Jay led development on the animated feature titled “High in the Clouds” with Sir Paul McCartney and Unique Features.
“Jay’s first order of business will be overseeing the development of our newest, youthdriven animated series called Mutasia (www.mutasia.com),” said Gary Laird. Mutasia is a humorous fantasy-adventure that follows a group of young friends living on the island of Mutasia, where everybody is a mix of two or more different animals.
Jay attended the University of California, San Diego, graduating with a BA in Communications. He did his graduate work at the USC School of Cinema/Television, where he received an MFA in Production. He and his wife, Abby, live with their two sons, Kyle and Ethan, in Tarzana, California.
JUNG GUNS ENTERTAINMENT & LNL PARTNERS BOLDLY GO INTO THE CINEMATIC GRAPHIC NOVEL FUTURE WITH WILLIAM SHATNER.
In collaboration with LNL Partners, Jung Guns Entertainment has teamed up with William Shatner to bring fans the Star Trek icon’s revolutionary Cinematic Graphic Novel “WAR CHRONICLES”. The Cinematic Graphic Novel (CGN) format is a hybrid of motion comics combining the reading experience of tradition comics - to be viewed on all digital mobile devices. This creates a reading experience with animation, sound effects and music - something Shatner says he had in mind when writing his books. “If you read the book, it’s also like seeing a movie,” Shatner admits, “which is how I like to read a book.” Along with William Shatner, Jung Guns Entertainment and LNL Partners are also thrilled to announce they have inked a deal to work with Marvel Comic guru, Stan Lee creating a CGN version of his “GOD WOKE” soon to be released on iTunes. Additional IP from other creators is in development and production. shatnersingularity.com
JUNG GUNS ENTERTAINMENT TEAMS UP WITH BUTCH PATRICK AKA EDDIE MUNSTER
Jung Guns Entertainment is proud to announce their latest, upcoming project with TV pop icon Butch Patrick, childhood star of the sitcom The Munsters. Butch along with celebrity psychic and medium to the stars Shavaun Avila, are set to work their magic in the new paranormal series Property Horrors, where the spirits will get evicted.
Butch Patrick is no stranger to the unexplained, and not just because he grew up in Hollywood. He recently restored an 1875 Victorian Queen Ann, in Macon, Missouri, once owned by his grandmother. When he discovered her spirit still walked the halls, Butch connected with Shavaun for her help. It didn’t take long before a beautiful paranormal partnership was forged.
JUNG GUNS ENTERTAINMENT WOO'S YES TO THE DRESS: ATLANTA STAR MONTE DURHAM
Monte Durham, star of the hit TLC series, Say Yes To The Dress: Atlanta, has inked a development deal with Jung Guns Entertainment. Everyone’s favourite bridal fashionista is set to star in the upcoming TV series, A New You With Monte Durham. Monte’s legion of loyal fans will marvel as they watch him travel the roads of America, reaching out and helping those who are in need of a lifestyle adjustment. A New You With Monte Durham is a stylistic and emotional makeover show that will leave you entertained and inspired.
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Jung Guns Entertainment is proud to announce their newest television creation, Renovate my Roommate. Set in the dramatic and unpredictable world of roommates, each episode will be full of drama, tension, and conflict. It’s an addictive, voyeuristic look at the world of shared-living experiences, full of personality clashes and emotional confrontations.
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