What happened with Crest Animation?

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Re: What happened with Crest Animation?

Post by Ben » June 14th, 2021, 9:02 pm

A&O and sequels also went to Splash. There is no mystery. A bunch of flops put Crest out of business and, as happens so often when films are in active production, someone else picked them up to finish them. There’s enough money in these kinds of things on home video to make a series of films viable…until they aren’t.

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Re: What happened with Crest Animation?

Post by Dacey » June 14th, 2021, 9:50 pm

At the end of the day, that’s what happens when you’re animation studio is often mistaken for toothpaste. :wink:

Seriously, though, it is too bad. Rich was extremely gracious and friendly when I got the chance to talk to him.
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Re: What happened with Crest Animation?

Post by ShyViolet » June 14th, 2021, 10:39 pm

Wow that’s awesome Dacey! :)
You can’t just have your characters announce how they feel! That makes me feel angry!

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Re: What happened with Crest Animation?

Post by Dacey » June 14th, 2021, 10:43 pm

Thanks. I like to think I am brushing up on my bad jokes.

I’ll stop now.
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Re: What happened with Crest Animation?

Post by Ben » June 15th, 2021, 1:16 am

Yeah…it’s getting a little long in the tooth…

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Re: What happened with Crest Animation?

Post by EricJ » June 15th, 2021, 12:57 pm

Well, I know you want to just let the "toothpaste" joke drop, but don't sound so crestfallen. :mrgreen:

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Re: What happened with Crest Animation?

Post by Ben » June 15th, 2021, 5:45 pm

Anyone want some gum?

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Re: What happened with Crest Animation?

Post by GeffreyDrogon » June 25th, 2021, 5:11 pm

It's strange because I've heard rumors that originally the second Alpha and Omega was going to be a theatrical film, but it seems that I can't find any sources to verify that.

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Re: What happened with Crest Animation?

Post by GeffreyDrogon » July 10th, 2021, 7:00 pm

If Alpha and Omega was a success, then why did Crest Animation shut down, and why hasn't Richard Rich produced another theatrical film since?

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