Animation World Magazine, Issue 1.12, March 1997

Writer's Bios March 1997 issue

Janet Benn began her animation career in New York at the Hubley Studio in 1975 on Everybody Rides the Carousel, on which Michael Sporn was Assistant Director. She currently works at MTV Animation, where she was Scene Planner, Layout Checker and Retake Supervisor on Beavis and Butt-head Do America. She has also served on the Steering Committee of the Society for Animation Studies, was involved in the formation of the New York Chapter of Women in Animation, and has also officiated at ASIFA-East and Women Make Movies, Inc.

Guillaume Calop is AWN's Webmaster and Animation World Magazine's Technical Editor.

Marcy Gardner currently works in the Children's Programming Department at WGBH, Boston where she answers Arthur's fanmail and is compiling a library of kid's ideas, art, films/videos, and projects for the new Zoom show. Previously, she worked on Sesame Street. Marcy would love to hear from anyone interested in Zoom and can be reached at:

Heather Kenyon is Manager of Production Information at Hanna-Barbera Cartoons and a freelance writer.

Wendy Jackson is Associate Editor of Animation World Magazine. An animator as well, Wendy has been involved with teaching animation to children and teenagers for six years.

André Joassin is a Brussels-based journalist for Le Soir and Canal + .

Jami Maloney is a graphic designer, animator, and writer living in the Los Angeles area.

Sean Maclennan Murch spent four years in London working as both a producer and executive producer. For the last two years he has been based in Vancouver, where he is currently employed as the Director of Development at Natterjack Animation Co. Ltd.

Theresa Plummer-Andrews is Head of Acquisitions & Creative Development for the BBC.

Deborah Reber ( has been an Animation Development Consultant with UNICEF for the past two years, and currently oversees the Cartoons for Children's Rights campaign, as well as other animation advocacy activities.

John W. Rice is an Animation Director at Fil-Cartoons in Manila.

John Serpentelli has had his animation collaborations seen on Nickelodeon, Sesame Street and in The New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City. He is the Owner and Creative Director of Art & Animation Station, a fine art animation school in Philadelphia .

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