Italian-American animator, film director, writer, and voice actor Lino DiSalvo is one of the most sought after names in animation. During his 17-year tenure at Disney Animation Studios, DiSalvo served as the supervising animator for Tangled and Bolt, and as an animator on several animated features including Meet the Robinsons and Chicken Little before becoming the Head of Animation for Frozen. DiSalvo’s dedication to exploring fresh visual styles in feature animation has led him to be at the forefront of innovative storytelling, and following Frozen, DiSalvo served as the Creative Director for Paramount Animation before joining ON Animation Studios as Head of Creative, where he wrote and directed Playmobil: The Movie.
Cream is a premier creative production company based in Toronto, delivering distinctive and top-rated content to television and digital platforms around the world. They produce documentaries, mini-series, and digital content, both domestically and internationally. Clients include Netflix, Hulu, CNN, Discovery Channel US, Canada and Discovery Network International, National Geographic Channel US and International, History Canada, BBC America and Worldwide Channels, OLN, HGTV, W Network, Smithsonian Channel, ZDF, France 5, Pro Sieben, Channel 4 and Channel 5.
Working with Abrams Books for Young Readers, The Story Division creates high quality licensed kids graphic novels. We execute all aspects of the book development, including sourcing artists and building creative teams, project managing, scheduling, and content development.
Upcoming projects include JoJo's Sweet Adventures: The Great Candy Caper, coming September 2021.
Underknown presents a variety of short-doc series, including the #1 science show on social media, that search for the underlying truth of how our world operates and how it came to be. Their shows take you to the frontiers of science, tell the greatest stories from history and make the most complex ideas and theories entertaining and accessible. With 40 million monthly active users and an average of 450 million minutes of video watched monthly across their channels, Underknown takes you beyond the familiar to explore, question and marvel at the magnificent vagaries of life on Earth and the Universe and ponder our best hopes for our planet, our lives, our children and our future.
Upcoming projects include What If 100: The Most Popular Hypothetical Scenarios Explained With Science.
Ilana C. Frank is a Canadian film and television producer and founder of ICF Films, best known for producing the award-winning series The Eleventh Hour, Rookie Blue, Saving Hope and Burden of Truth. Frank’s illustrious career in film production began after several years of professional experience as a producer of theatrical plays. In the mid-1980s she joined Toronto-based production and distribution company Norstar Entertainment as VP of Production. In this role, Frank supervised the development of more than 20 in-house feature films. In 1996, Frank established Thump Inc., a production company that released its first feature film The Life Before This in 1998. Soon after, she moved to television production as the co-creator and executive producer of The Eleventh Hour. Over the course of its run, the series was nominated for more than 30 Gemini Awards, chalking up wins in all major categories including Best Writer, Director and Actor.
One of the most popular television shows ever created in Canada, the Trailer Park Boys is the hit documentary-style comedy about the inhabitants of Sunnyvale Trailer Park. The Trailer Park Boys franchise streams on Netflix worldwide, and includes 12 seasons, plus two seasons of Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series, four feature films, many one-hour specials, an online comedy network, SwearNet, and a weekly podcast, Trailer Park Boys: Park After Dark. The Boys have also brought their wild live show to major venues across North America, Europe, and Australia. With a social reach of over 3 million followers, over 16 million downloads of their podcasts, and 700,000 weekly users on their online comedy network, the Trailer Park Boys have an engaged audience of dedicated fans.