SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, May 23, 2012– Bitzio, Inc. (“Bitzio” or “the Company”), a leader in apps, mobile media and behavioral analytics, today announced the definitive acquisition of Motion Pixel Corporation Holdings, Inc. (“MPC”), a high-end media and animation studio with operations in the U.S., Costa Rica, and India.
The MPC acquisition adds 35 animators, developers and managers to the expanding Bitzio global team. Terms of the acquisition to be disclosed upon an upcoming 8-K filing.
William Schonbrun, President and CEO of Bitzio commented, “The acquisition of MPC elevates the quality, beauty and experience of a Bitzio app to that of an animated movie. MPC’s media and animation capabilities sync perfectly with our company vision. MPC also brings with it amazing relationships with sports and entertainment properties – and through those relationships we are able to secure mobile and digital rights to animated versions of world renowned athletes and stars.” Examples of MPC’s animation work can be viewed on their Demo Reel.