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Encino, CA, July 18, 2006- AvatarLabs, a full-service motion graphics and online design studio for the entertainment industry led by noted creative director/producer/designer Rex Cook, has named Aaron Buchanan as Flash Developer. Mr. Cook made the announcement.

In his role as Flash Developer for AvatarLabs, Buchanan will be creating compelling user interfaces integrating rich and dynamic media. In addition, he will leverage the rich capabilities of Adobe‘s® Flash Platform™ to introduce the next generation video quality. His recent work has focused on the unique challenges of interactive advertising for such major entertainment industry clients as Disney, Sony Pictures, Warner Brothers, Fox, Paramount, Universal Pictures, along with other companies such as eHarmony, Epson, and Ameriquest.


Aaron Buchanan has been a specialist on the Flash Platform

since 2000. His list of accolades includes over 23 awards and his work has been profiled in numerous prestigious publications, with features in two Taschen Web Design books. He is also an Adobe Certified Professional.

Prior to joining AvatarLabs, Buchanan held a position with Tribal DDB Worldwide‘s Los Angeles Office. As Tribal‘s Lead Flash Developer, he was responsible for researching, identifying, and implementing technical solutions for clients such as eHarmony, Ameriquest, Paramount Pictures, Epson, and DS Waters.


Founded in 2001 by Executive Creative Director Rex Cook, AvatarLabs is a full-service motion graphics and online design studio with solid relationships with the marketing divisions of every major Hollywood motion picture studio. Mr. Cook is the 2006 winner of a DGA “IMAC” (Internet Movie Advertising Creative Showcase) Award for Creative Excellence.

Current AvatarLabs projects include “Miami Vice,” “The Ant Bully,” “My Super Ex-Girlfriend,” and Disney‘s “Step Up.” Recent AvatarLabs projects have included creating online theatrical advertising campaigns for “King Kong,” “The Break-Up,” “Chicken Little,” “Chronicles of Narnia,” “Ice Age 2,” “ATL,” and “The Wild.”

AvatarLabs is located at 16838 Addison Street, Encino, CA, 91436. The phone is 818/728-6778. For more information, please visit