Marc Dole is used to interruptions. It takes a concentrated schedule for his Portsmouth-based Hatchling Studios to produce such acclaimed short films as “The Norman Rockwell Code” and “The Toll.” But recently the interruptions have been calls from people with such well-known logos as MTV, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central on their business cards. His Portsmouth-based staff of 22 hustles to produce material that looks like the work of studios three times as big, but it’s paying off. Their latest Web-based cartoon series, “Endurance Challenge: Mordred’s Isle” (hatchlingshorts.com), has some of the big distributors talking specifics, and now the voice talent that helps carry shows like Futurama and South Park are on the phone as well. Dole says the pressure is OK as long as the work is fun. “And today, I’m having fun,” he adds.
New Hampshire Magazine knows where “It” is at. Each November, we identify the state’s most happening people and publish their names and profiles in our annual “It List.”
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