Director Greg Franklin discusses the Kool-Aid man, awkward pauses, and the dizzying array of styles he employed on the first fully animated stand-up special, hitting HBO July 24.
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Chris Nee’s brand-new CG animated series about an eight-year-old scientist, produced with Barack and Michelle Obama’s Higher Ground Productions, kicks off with a boom on September 28.
Debuting July 4, Chris Nee and Netflix’s vibrant and compelling new series of 10 animated music videos, executive produced by Barack and Michelle Obama, beautifully combines music and animation to educate a new generation of young Americans about the power of the people.
In their Annecy 2021 panel, creator Chris Nee and directors Peter Ramsey, Trisha Gum, and Jorge R. Gutiérrez harken back to ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ as they discuss the project, executive produced by Barack and Michelle Obama, that combines music and animation to educate a new generation of young Americans about the power of the people.
Created by Chris Nee and executive produced by Barack and Michelle Obama, animated shorts cover basic U.S. civics in an anything-but-basic way; Peter Ramsey, Trisha Gum, Jorge Gutierrez, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Digs and Amanda Gorman are just some of the artists participating.
Groundbreaking, first-ever fully animated stand-up show, produced by Ellen DeGeneres and animated by Six Point Harness, will also stream on HBO Max.
For the Six Point Harness creative director, producing hundreds of animated segments for Michelle Obama and Netflix’s new live-action series meant bringing a fun, colorful, and meaningful world of food and nutrition to kids and families.
The Peabody, Emmy, and Humanitas Prize-winning children’s television screenwriter and producer (‘Doc McStuffins,’ ‘Vampirina’) shares the ambitious project lineup in development as part of her overall deal with the streaming giant.