Veteran development exec will bolster company’s plans to expand its kids, family, and animation business; company teams up with former Netflix and Nickelodeon exec Jenna Boyd to launch new talent-centric production company.
The Cartel has named Kimberley Mooney as manager in their kids and family department, reporting to partner and manager, Bradford Bricken, who oversees the division. The announcement was made by co-founders and co-CEO’s Stan Spry and Jeff Holland.
Mooney most recently served as senior director of animation development at Nickelodeon. Prior to that, she spent 10 years as a manager of development at Disney, during which she helped develop a number of animated series including: Fish Hooks; Tron – Uprising; Motorcity; Randy Cunningham; 9th Grade Ninja; Star vs. the Forces of Evil; Penn Zero; Part-Time Hero; Pickle & Peanut; Milo Murphy’s Law; Billy Dilley’s Super Duper Subterranean Summer Gravity Falls; DuckTales; Tangled; and Big City Greens.
“Kimberley loves animation and the wonderful artists who create it,” commented Bricken. “We couldn’t be more excited to welcome this tireless artist advocate to our team.”
Mooney’s hire comes as The Cartel is expanding its reach in the kids, family, and animation business. The company has also partnered with former Netflix and Nickelodeon executive Jenna Boyd to launch Field Day Entertainment, a talent-centric production company that focuses on creating premium kids & family content for streaming platforms.
The Cartel represents top industry professionals and has produced and financed more than 100 movies and series over the past decade, including the animated series Twelve Forever for Netflix. The company is currently producing Creepshow for AMC’s horror streaming platform Shudder and Day of the Dead, a new 10-episode series for Syfy.
Source: The Cartel