WildBrain appoints new animation VP

TORONTO — Kids and family entertainment maker and broadcaster WildBrain announced today it has hired Lorna Withrington (above) for the newly created role of vice-president of development-animation. She joins WildBrain from Spin Master, where she held the position of director of development. Prior to that, she held management roles in development, creative affairs, acquisitions and production at Entertainment One and HIT Entertainment/Mattel. “Withrington is a recognized leader in the creative development and acquisition of kids’ and family properties with franchise appeal. She brings wide-ranging experience on international co-productions and in the creation of 2D, 3D and hybrid series, with a...

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