Glendale, Calif.-based animation studio has 12 series in development pipeline.
GLENDALE, CALIF. -- Renegade Animation has promoted Brittney Jorgensen to the newly-created post of head of marketing and development.
Jorgensen will work with creators, writers and animators in developing concepts for animated television series and features, and serve as the studio’s chief liaison with studios, broadcasters and streaming services. The independent animation studio currently has 12 animated series in development, targeting demographics from preschool through teenagers.
Demand for quality animated content is strong, according to Renegade Creative Director Darrell Van Citters. “We are very excited about the projects currently in our pipeline,” he said. “With the growth in television and streaming production, now is the right time to focus attention on original programming.”
“Brittney is the perfect choice to spearhead our development effort,” adds Executive Producer Ashley Postlewaite. “She has a strong background in animation and adds insight and passion to our team.”
Jorgensen, who joined Renegade in 2012 on the production side, also recently served as production manager on Being by Yourself, an animated short for the Imaginary Friend Society designed to help children with cancer cope with hospitalization. Previously, she was a production manager at Bento Box Entertainment. She also served in a production role at Disney Animation on TRON: Uprising.
Renegade Animation has produced several animated television series, including: Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, The Mr. Men Show, Captain Sturdy and Tom & Jerry, all for Cartoon Network, and has two Emmy Award nominations for the PBS/WNET show, Oh, Noah! The studio’s original web series Elmo Aardvark: Outer Space Detective won an Annie Award for Best Animated Series in an Electronic Medium. Its theatrical work includes the animated holiday feature Christmas is Here Again, which was recently adapted into a musical for the stage.
Source: Renegade Animation