Cary Silver has been promoted to the newly created position of VP of production at busy animation studio Mike Young Prods. (MYP). Silver, who has been with the company for six years, will continue to serve as producer on such hit shows as Pet Alien and Jakers! The Adventures Of Piggley Winks as he manages both in-house projects and international co-productions alongside MYP principals Mike Young, Bill Schultz and Liz Young.
Silver will continue to coordinate international co-productions, specifically in terms of budgeting and the creation of the work-splits between co-production partners. He will also help manage existing relationships with overseas animation studios, while exploring and forging new opportunities for MYP as a production house.
Commenting on the promotion, Silver remarks, “It’s a great challenge and a logical step, given MYP/Taffy Entertainment’s recent growth rate and expansion”. Bill Schultz, joint CEO of MYP/Taffy Ent. adds, “With increased visibility in the worldwide market, this promotion signals our ever-expanding intent to work with new and innovative global producing partners.”
Both Mike Young Prods. and distribution arm Taffy Ent. are MoonScoop companies. For more information, go to www.mikeyoungproductions.com and www.taffyentertainment.com.