The collaboration between Erick Tran, CEO of Chavvo Animation Studios and VAMN-TV for the upcoming ZodiX cartoon series is featured in The Los Angeles Times’ story “Ex-’Simpsons’ animator draws inspiration from toys for ‘ZodiX’ cartoon.”


Addressing “A View of the Future,” a group of commercial real estate industry leaders discussed the shifting landscape of property management during an executive think tank at the Institute of Real Estate Management, Orange County Chapter’s recent 2015 Southern California Real Estate Conference and Tradeshow.

The group included The Irvine Company’s Holly McManus, moderator, with panelists Mike Kent of Goodman Birtcher, Steve Mensinger of Mesa Management, Cheryl Todd of Coreland Companies and Maria Sicola of Cushman & Wakefield.

Read the full article by David Phillips titled “Panel Predicts Further Intersection of Tech and CRE.”


ZodiX Featured in Animation Magazine

June 11, 2015

Erick Tran was lead artist on the Simpsons for 19 years, and has recently branched out on his own to create Chavvo Animation Studios, a newly formed transmedia production company. He leads a team of top-level industry professional visual development artists, 2D & 3D animators, writers and directors who have a passion to deliver witty/comedic stories [...]

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CHOC Follies XVIII “CHOCAGO” in Today’s Daily Pilot

May 15, 2015

“Eighteen years and running, CHOC Follies brought down the curtain on another remarkable year. To date, more than 1,450 volunteers have sung and danced their hearts out to raise more than $7 million net for Children’s Hospital Orange County.” Read the story “A Chorus Line for the Children” in Today’s Daily Pilot.

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