W!LDBRAIN Animation Studios has promoted Amy Capen to Head of Commercial and New Media Production. In her new position, Capen is charged with developing new business, recruiting creative and production talent as well as overseeing commercial and short form production. Capen will report to Marge Dean, General Manager, W!LDBRAIN Animation Studios.
"Amy has already played a leadership role in guiding W!LDBRAIN's efforts in commercial and new media production," said Dean. "This promotion recognizes not only her achievements to date, but will allow her to concentrate her considerable knowledge, expertise and skill to our ongoing commercial and new media projects."
Capen joined W!LDBRAIN in 1999 as Executive Producer of Content for wildbrain.com. Since 2002, she has held the position of Senior Producer within the company's short format division, producing campaigns and pilots for clients including Kraft Foods, Microsoft, Esurance, Honda, Disney and Virgin Airlines. Her work has received numerous awards, including an Emmy, an Annie and a number of honors from the Broadcast Designers Association and the International Animated Film Association. Her campaigns are continually recognized for their originality and creativity by top media outlets worldwide.
Prior to joining W!LDBRAIN, Capen was Senior Producer at Colossal Pictures, overseeing production for television and commercial clients including Cartoon Network, The Disney Channel, Leo Burnett USA and Ogilvy & Mather. She served as associate producer on 26 half hour episodes of MTV's groundbreaking LIQUID TELEVISION, the Emmy award-winning program that first introduced BEAVIS AND BUTTHEAD and AEON FLUX to television viewing audiences.