Cary Silver has been promoted to vp of production at Mike Young Productions (MYP), one of the largest animation studios in North America. He will continue in his role as producer on hit shows such as PET ALIEN and JAKERS! THE ADVENTURES OF PIGGLEY WINKS, among others. Additionally, he will work alongside and report to MYP/Taffy principals Mike Young, Bill Schultz and Liz Young about in-house productions as well as the continued development of international co-productions.
Silver will also continue to coordinate international co-productions concerning budgeting and the creation of the work-splits between the co-production partners. He will help manage the existing relationships with overseas animation studios, as well as explore and forge new opportunities for MYP as an ever-expanding production house.
Cary has been with us for a long time and been an integral part in the natural progression of the company, said Mike Young, joint ceo at MYP/Taffy. He has been instrumental in producing shows for us as well as being involved in many international co-productions to date and were looking forward to him playing an increasingly active role.
Bill Schultz, joint ceo at MYP/Taffy added, With increased visibility in the worldwide market, this promotion signals our ever-expanding intent to work with new and innovative global producing partners.
Based in Woodland Hills, California, MYP (www.mikeyoungproductions.com) represents the mind-meld of partners Mike Young, creator of the British Academy award-winning series SUPERTED; Young, supervising producer of Scholastic Ent.'s Emmy-nominated CLIFFORD THE BIG RED DOG, and its spin-off, PUPPY DAYS, both on PBS KIDS; and two-time Emmy Award-winning Schultz, producer of THE SIMPSONS.
Taffy Ent. (www.taffyentertainment.com) is a rights management and distribution company, which successfully distributes a number of MYPs series, including the multi Emmy, Hugo, Prix Jeunesse and Parents Choice Award-winning series JAKERS!, as well as TODDWORLD, HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE and PET ALIEN. The company distributes to leading broadcasters in 160 countries around the world and also operates a consumer products division.
Both MYP and Taffy Ent. are MoonScoop (www.moonscoop.fr) companies.