Turner EMEA has promoted The Amazing World Of Gumball producer Sarah Fell to Director of Original Series for Kids EMEA. She will report to Patricia Hidalgo, Chief Content Officer, Turner EMEA & International Kids Strategy.
In her new role, Fell will be responsible for overseeing the development and production of all Turner Kids series across EMEA, including the recently-greenlit Elliott From Earth, which also has Gumball’s Mic Graves serving as Creative Director. She has also been tasked with finding and developing new talent and ideas into content that can play out across Turner Kids platforms in the region.
Fell first joined Turner in 2011 as Producer of Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball and has since also overseen The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe and The Happos Family. She started he production career at Aardman Animation, where she worked for seven years on numerous productions including Planet Sketch, Big Jeff and Timmy Time.
“Finding the best creative talent across our region, sourcing and developing ideas into great shows is key to the success of our Kids business”, Hidalgo said. “Shows produced here like The Amazing World of Gumball and The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe have not only enjoyed significant critical acclaim but have proven key in making our channels and digital platforms successful in EMEA and across the globe. None of this would have been possible without Sarah’s creative leadership and we’re delighted she will be taking on this expanded role to help bring more of our EMEA-made content to the forefront.”