Disney Branded Tv has introduced the promotion of Elizabeth Waybright Taylor to vice chairman, Growth, Disney Tv Animation. She is going to oversee a workforce that identifies and steers new animated Disney Channel content material for youths 6-11 and households. A Disney worker for 11 years, she was most lately government director, Growth, Disney Tv Animation. She studies to Emily Hart, senior vice chairman, Animation Growth, Disney Branded Tv.
“Elizabeth’s decade of expertise at TVA and her ardour for creator-driven initiatives makes her the perfect government to steer our improvement slate for Disney Channel,” commented Hart. “She has an eye fixed towards curating character-driven comedies and is a robust associate and ally to expertise — a real champion of their artistic imaginative and prescient. I am delighted to see her tackle this management function with the event workforce!”
Taylor has shepherded a gentle stream of initiatives by way of improvement, together with the acclaimed cartoon shorts The Fantastic World of Mickey Mouse and the Annie Award-winning sequence Amphibia, Kiff and the lately introduced Primos.
She joined Disney Tv Animation in 2010 as an assistant on the Growth workforce and, because the studio grew, was promoted into roles of higher duty: coordinator (2012-14), supervisor (2014-16), director (2016-2020) and government director (2020-2021). Previous to Disney, she labored in animation manufacturing at Nickelodeon and was an unbiased occasion planner and florist.
A local of Syracuse, New York, Taylor has a Bachelor of Arts in movie research from Emerson School.
Supply: Disney Branded Tv