Cartoon production company Frederator to visit USF

March 11, 2019

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Representatives of Frederator, one of the most successful cartoon production companies, will speak and hear pitches for ideas on April 11-12 at the University of Saint Francis.

Frederator, an independent cartoon production company with credits including The Fairly OddParents, Adventure Time, My Life as a Teenage Robot and more, will make a rare appearance in the Midwest at the event hosted by the USF School of Creative Arts.

Frederator representatives will give a free public lecture at 7:30 p.m. April 11 in the USF North Campus auditorium, 2702 Spring St.

Artists can present their storyboard/animation proposals and concepts to a Federator Program Development Director from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 12 at the Mimi and Ian Rolland Art and Visual Communication Center on campus, 2701 Spring St. To schedule a time to pitch your concept, please contact Matt White, USF Animation Program Director, at mwhite@sf.edu.

Federator is dedicated to producing perfectly odd entertainment for perfect people, and bringing indie cartoons from creators to you. Federator Studios is one of the most successful independent cartoon production companies of the past 20 years, with hits on Netflix, Cartoon Network, and Nickelodeon. Federator Digital produces original animated series for their subscription channel Cartoon Hangover Select. The Federator Network is the world’s largest network for animators, artists, gamers, and entertainers, with over 2 billion views monthly.

Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 70 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. USF Downtown houses the university’s business and music technology programs while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis campus experience includes 16 athletic programs boasting two individual and four team NAIA national championships, and is recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution. Approximately 2,200 students from a broad geographic region attend USF.