Former ABC Children’s controller Tim Brooke-Hunt has joined Studio 100 Group as advisor to the board, and the media company’s Australian studio Flying Bark Productions has welcomed Brooke-Hunt as president of the board.
Effective immediately, Brooke-Hunt will advise the group on its animation activities and will guide Flying Bark’s future development. He will work closely with Jim Ballantine, who remains GM and executive producer of Flying Bark’s TV and Feature Film projects.
Flying Bark currently has three TV Series in production: Tashi, Heidi and Vic the Viking, as well as two feature films: Blinky Bill and Maya the Bee. It is also developing two TV series, Skippy and Lulu.
For six years, Brooke-Hunt was head of children’s content for ABC TV and controller of channels ABC3 and ABC4Kids. He also had an eight-year stint as executive producer with Pacific Vision and Sticky Pictures, and nine years as executive producer and director of Yoram Gross Studios (now Flying Bark Productions). He is also a founding director of the Asian Animation Summit.