WebiFringe Talent President/Recruiter Debra Blanchard started her career in animation at Warner Brothers TV where she worked on the Emmy award winning Tiny Toon Adventures. Debra then joined Industrial Light & Magic, recruiting production and artistic talent for the most recent Star Wars trilogy. She then went on to head up recruiting for DreamWorks Animation, staffing multiple projects, including Over The Hedge, Sharktale, Madagascar 1 & 2 and Shrek.
When STARZ opened its animation division, Debra was brought in as Head of Recruiting for studios in Los Angeles, Vancouver and Toronto. Currently Debra heads Fringe Talent, an entertainment recruitment firm whose recruiting initiatives include A Christmas Carol; The Tale of Despereaux; 2012; Astro Boy, Ice Age 3 and The Wild Bunch.
With a team of recruiters that includes Phillip Williams, who recent recruiting credits include, The Simpsons Movie, Shane Acker’s ‘9’ and Gnomeo & Juliet for STARZ Animation and Pointy Hat Productions/Miramax Films, Fringe Talent offers world class recruiting designed to meet the constantly evolving staffing demands of modern production.