Vancouver-based animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment has promoted its Director of Production, Kylie Ellis, to the newly created position of Vice President of Production at its television division, Mainframe Entertainment. Ellis’ promotion highlight’s Rainmaker’s intent to expand TV work with original content and service work. Ellis reports to Rainmaker’s SVP of Production and Operations, Kim Dent Wilder.
In her new role, Ellis will be Mainframe’s direct link to its established partners and clients. Having served as executive in charge of Rainmaker’s first feature film, 2013’s Escape from Planet Earth, Ellis now oversees the new 104 x 10 Bob the Builder series for HIT Entertainment, along with development for Rainmaker’s original content projects — including the reboot of ReBoot. Ellis prior credits include Cartoon Network’s Ed, Edd ‘n’ Eddy, Zeke’s Pad for YTV Canada and Channel 7 Australia, and Edgar & Ellen.