WME Signs Animated Short Oscar Winner

NIKKI FINKE, Editor in Chief
Deadline.com

EXCLUSIVE: Veteran Disney/Pixar contributor John Kahrs directed the brilliant and touching black-and-white Paperman which won this year’s Academy Award for Best Animated Short and played in theaters before Wreck–It Ralph. Major agencies were in hot pursuit because toons are such major profit centers right now and Kahrs had worked on Tangled, The IncrediblesMonsters IncRatatouilleToy Story 2, and A Bug’s Life. He signed with WME today:

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