International animation producer/distributor TV-Loonland has appointed Kourtney Kaye head of creative affairs and development. A founding member of Women in Animation, Kaye will work out of the company’s London office, reporting directly to newly appointed COO Olivier Dumont.
In her new role, Kaye will be responsible for TV-Loonland’s creative programming output, as well as overseeing creative development and production while maintaining and building production and strategic relationships with international broadcasters, publishers, creators, rights owners and other potential partners.
Kaye brings to TV-Loonland 15 years of experience in production and project development spanning both sides of the Atlantic. Most recently, she served as head of international co-production at Kayenta production in Paris, France.
Selma Käppel, president and CEO of TV-Loonland, comments, “I am very excited about Kourtney joining TV-Loonland. Creative Affairs and Development is an extremely important position for us. There is a huge task ahead and we needed somebody with a lot of experience, talent and ambition. Kourtney is that person.”
"I am excited to be joining Selma, Olivier, and the rest of this incredible international team," says Kaye. "Frankly, I consider it a privilege to deem myself Loony!"