Andy Frain is an animation producer and the founder & managing director of Touchwood Animation Ltd.
Frain’s career started in the music industry, working as a product manager for CBS Records and latterly as marketing director for Island Records. In 1987 Island boss Chris Blackwell asked Frain to become managing director of Island subsidiary, Island Visual Arts.
At Island Visual Arts, Frain produced and distributed numerous long-form music videos and concerts, including artists such as U2, Bob Marley, Free, Grace Jones, Robert Palmer, Steve Winwood, Womack & Womack and Anthrax. He was the executive producer of the award winning natural history feature film LifePulse, which was directed by Keenan Smart and featured music by The Started Insects. The film has been broadcast several times by BBC in the UK, The Disney Channel in the USA and in over 30 countries worldwide.
In 1991 Frain founded Manga Entertainment and within five years , the company had...