UK-based Jellyfish Pictures has tapped Natalie Llewellyn as head of development, where she will lead the animation studio’s push into original IP creation.
Llewellyn joins the company after spending five years as head of global strategy at Platinum Films. There, she focused on global distribution of children’s shows like Matt Hatter Chronicles, Dream Street and Young Bear Grylls. She also previously held senior roles at V&S Entertainment, where she was a producer on CBeebies series Everything’s Rosie, as well as Bentley Productions.
Llewellyn’s appointment comes as Jellyfish looks to ramp up its original production output. The company recent joined forces with Jollywise to create a new CGI series called Stan & Gran. Jellyfish also produces 52 x 11-minute CGI show Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed together with Beano Studios.