Writer Zeke K has been hired as head of development for emerging independent animation house GigaPix Studios. In addition to bringing a number of his own properties to the company, he will lend his talents to four animated features already in development at the Chatsworth, Calif.-based studio.
A 12-year industry veteran, Zeke K co-developed and wrote episodes of Cartoon Network’s Powerpuff Girls. He also scripted installments of the network’s Dexter’s Laboratory, Megas LXR and Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, and was head writer for the first season of Nickelodeon’s My Life as a Teen-age Robot.
Zeke K was also involved in original series development for Sony, Disney, Curious Pictures, Film Roman and Dick Clark Prods. In addition, he consulted for MGA Ent. on the computer-animated TV series based on its Bratz doll line.
In the pipeline at GigaPix are the adventure/comedy Junk Bots, an irreverent bunny fantasy pic titled Twilight, the sci-fi thriller Alien SAR and a superhero spoof titled Hypnopig.