Former Creative Head of Kids’ CBC, Kim Wilson and Former Guru Studio, DHX Media and Cookie Jar Executive, Christina Rotsaert join the executive team at the content studio.
Toronto, Canada – Today, TITAN1STUDIOS is pleased to announce the hiring of former Kids’ CBC Creative Head, Kim Wilson to the role of Head of Scripted Entertainment and former Guru Studio, DHX Media and Cookie Jar Entertainment Executive Christina Rotsaert to the role of Executive Producer.
The pair of hires are geared toward supporting the transition of the studio’s acclaimed slate of Kids, Teen and Mature focused graphic novel content to both live action and animation.
As the former long-term Creative Head of Children’s and Youth content at CBC, Kim (pictured above) is an industry leader in Children’s television. During her tenure at Canada’s public broadcaster, she oversaw all programming decisions for Kids’ CBC, including its linear morning block and digital platforms. Her recent commissions included preschool-targeted series Chirp (Sinking Ship Entertainment), The Moblees (Shaftesbury) and the award-winning series The Adventures of Napkin Man (Breakthrough Entertainment/Little Tugboat/Little Airplane) featuring Murdoch Mysteries star Yannick Bisson.
“I love TITAN1STUDIOS focus on producing compelling stories combined with a unique visual style that totally engages kids. I am thrilled to be a part of their creative team and help transition this amazing content across all media,” said Wilson.
Kim has an unwavering drive to develop high-quality original content to entertain and educate kids from preschool to tweens and beyond. She is a leader in developing cross-platform content that will complement TITAN1STUDIOS existing work in publishing, interactive and grassroots activations to create engaging experiences for children.
In addition to garnering multiple awards, Kim is one of the inaugural inductees into the Radio and Television Hall of Fame at her alma mater Ryerson University, where she has taught Children’s Television Production and most currently has launched the Children’s Media Lab.
Over a career in animation spanning 25 years, Christina has held a variety of senior roles at leading Canadian animation studios including Guru Studio, DHX Media and Cookie Jar Entertainment. She has participated in the production of over 200 episodes of animated television including, Paw Patrol, Arthur, Caillou, Busytown Mysteries, Backyardigans, Babar, Franklin, Magic School Bus, and, as a producer for 33 episodes of the highly popular Johnny Test series for Cartoon Network/Teletoon.
“I am excited to be joining TITAN1STUDIOS in this new role and look forward to lending my knowledge and expertise to assist the studio’s expansion into animation,” said Rotsaert.
Christina brings with her a wealth of experience from animation production including management of the entire 2D and 3D pipeline. She will support TITAN1STUDIOS’ existing development work on the all-ages smash hit comic book series ZOMBEN.
“We are absolutely thrilled to have Kim and Christina join our senior team and help execute on our mission to deliver cutting-edge new media entertainment and brand-focused content solutions,” said Rathan Moorthy, Executive Producer & Publisher of TITAN1STUDIOS. “Their respective experience within programming and animation production, their energy, passion, and enthusiasm for kids entertainment will provide our team with expert leadership as we enter the competitive kids' video market,“ he added.
Wilson and Rotsaert join a team that already includes EMMY Award-winning Producer Raj Dias (Zink Studios), former CBC Digital and Marble Media Interactive Executive Perry Voulgaris, former Senior Rogers Media VP and Sportsnet Executive Navaid Mansuri, and a deep roster of creative talent from around the world.
TITAN1STUDIOS is a content incubator providing agency-level services for brands and rights holders seeking monetization of content through graphic publishing, interactive gaming, immersive mobile, and location-based entertainment. The studio holds IP for multiple acclaimed properties including Knight Guardians of Relativity, New Humanz, Weathered Spirit and the all-ages hit zombie adventure ZOMBEN.
For more information about TITAN1STUDIOS and its properties, please visit: titan1studios.com