We are currently seeking a Director, Animation for the Entertainment & Youth Brands. In this role, you will develop new original series and content, as well as redevelop iconic IP into new series and movie franchises, such as Daria.
- Develop, pitch and produce animation content and series for our air, as well as partners/buyers
- Liaison with animation community (agents, managers, artists, producers, writers, directors) and serve as the point person for animated pitches for our house of brands.
- Oversee animated content in conjunction with show production executives
- Track competitive animation development/programming
- Identify potential creators, showrunners, writers and directors
- Create presentations/pitches on animated properties to develop
- Work closely with talent relations to scout new talent for animation development
- Manage flow of material and information to all support teams.
- Evaluate sample scripts and submissions
- Attend animation festivals, industry seminars, film festivals