UPDATED: Intraxx sues Cedar Fair over use of Wicked Twister animation

Posted Thursday, October 9, 2003 4:40 AM | Contributed by Jeff

10/3/2003 9:15:41 AM: According to a story in The Sandusky Register, Intraxx, the company that did the computer animation for Wicked Twister, is suing Cedar Fair for using the animation in TV spots, which they say was outside of the contract's stated use and violates copyright laws. The company says using it on TV caused the quality of the images to be diminished and therefore reflects poorly on Intraxx.

UPDATE 10/9/2003 8:40:40 AM: Intraxx owner Frank Purtiman told the Mansfield News Journal that, "The animation was priced (to Cedar Fair) as a (video) news release. That's what the purchase order and the paperwork said. But they're using it in television advertisements."

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