We Speak Family
More than 20 family films.
The company behind the beloved’ AIR BUD and DISNEY AIR BUDDIES franchises, Air Bud Entertainment, is celebrating 20 years as a trusted family brand. Offering over 20 original family-friendly films across numerous multi-media and digital platforms, Air Bud Entertainment has become part of the social fabric across generations of children, parents and grandparents.
A Fully Integrated STUDIO
From Inception to Delivery
With offices in both Vancouver and Los Angeles as well as decades of executive industry experience, Air Bud Entertainment performs every function from conception to distribution in house.
MEET THE TEAM
Best known as the filmmaker behind the hugely successful family film franchises “Air Bud” and “Air Buddies”. While most directors shy away from making films with kids and animals, Vince has made it his chosen career. Before Vince launched his incredible directing career, he ran Keystone Entertainment, where he created more than 33 films, primarily in partnership with Disney, Miramax and Warner Bros.
Runs both the development and production divisions. She is the award-winning writer and producer behind the successful “Air Buddies” franchise as well as the most recent installments of the “Air Bud” franchise. In addition to writing and producing these features and others, McRoberts runs the Air Bud YouTube Channel and oversees all the marketing promotions and licensing of the company’s films and IP.
An Industry leading Creative Marketing Executive with 30 years of award winning experience and proven success as part of Disney Studio’s leadership team. With experience initiating, inspiring, and managing a worldwide creative & marketing process, he executes on marketing strategy, brand positioning, and target advertising with creative insight and innovative ideas.
Manages the editorial, sound and visual effects departments. Over the past two decades Scott has focused on ensuring the highest creative and technical quality of the editorial, sound and visual effects on the motion pictures under his supervision. He has delivered films to major studios such and Sony, Disney, Miramax, and Warner Bros.
In charge of worldwide distribution as well as managing and financing Air Bud Entertainment’s films. Mr. Strange, a CA, was the President of Keystone from 1998 until 2007. Prior to starting with Keystone, Mr. Strange served as the Chief Financial Officer of Motion Picture Bond Co., one of the world’s leading completion bond companies.
Gail joined ABE after working at Keystone Entertainment. She is responsible for the company’s business affairs including negotiation and administration of above-the-line talent and rights agreements. She is also responsible for administration of delivery materials, copyright, clearances, tax credits, and production banking and insurance.
James Tichenor has run the visual effects department at Air Bud Entertainment for the past five years and has supervised and produced six films for the company. Over the years, his various teams have been honored with nine Emmy award nominations, eight Gemini award nominations and one win, and two Visual Effects Society award nominations and one win.
Ms. Finch works on new business, marketing, & distribution strategy, manages Air Bud’s short form release schedule and post production timelines, and manages key distribution partnerships from contract negotiation to release in order to drive growth and support the Air Bud brand and new property releases.