Disney Tv Animation Provides Lisa Fragner as VP, Improvement

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Disney Tv Animation has added Lisa Fragner as vp, Improvement, bolstering the studio’s senior ranks as its content material slate for Disney+ continues to broaden. Primarily based in New York, she is going to report back to Emily Hart, senior vp, Animation Improvement, Disney Branded Tv.

“Robust artistic executives are the important thing to our success within the market,” shared Tv Animation, Disney Branded Tv, senior vp and normal supervisor Meredith Roberts. “Lisa has deep expertise within the animation trade, and her acute artistic and enterprise sense — particularly as a longtime mentor of creator expertise from underrepresented teams — is a hand-in-glove match with our dedication to world-class storytelling. Emily’s staff has demonstrated formidable expertise and skill to collaborate throughout the Firm, and I’ve confidence that we are going to proceed to satisfy our formidable objectives.”

Most not too long ago (2003-2021), Fragner served as vp and head of Improvement, Blue Sky Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Studios. Whereas there, she was liable for steering a number of creator-driven characteristic movies from idea pitch to greenlight, together with Ice Age: Daybreak of The Dinosaurs, Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who, Rio, Spies in Disguise, and Nimona.

Fragner additionally secured the rights to a number of characteristic movie properties for twentieth Century Fox Animation and Fox Household characteristic divisions, together with the animated Confessions of an Imaginary Pal and the live-action Higher Nate Than Ever.

Along with producing Blue Sky Studios’ “Pitch Fest” for brief and have movies, Fragner helmed a number of range and inclusion initiatives inside key artistic roles and the event govt staff. Her producer credit embrace The Hebrew Hammer (Sundance 2003) and Dying of a Dynasty (Tribeca Movie Pageant 2003).

Fragner earned levels in historical past and theater from Stanford College and is a member of the Stanford Alumni in Leisure and its mentoring program, BEAM/Stanford Profession Schooling. She can be affiliated with TAP The Animation Mission, Ladies in Animation, ASIFA, The Animation Trade Council and the New York Mayor’s Workplace of Media and Leisure/Made in NY.

Supply: Disney Branded Tv

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