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Animation studio Atomic Cartoons has recruited Kitty Walsh (pictured) as its first-ever government director of development.

Walsh beforehand served in the identical position at Disney Junior, main development for the sequence Robogobo and 2021 particular Mickey’s Tale of Two Witches as well as to serving to develop The Chicken Squad and Eureka!.

Based in LA, Walsh reviews to Atomic Originals VPs Aaron Behl and Kristin Cummings, and her remit is to supply and develop new children and household content material and nurture inventive partnerships.

Atomic has additionally promoted Rose Stacey from development coordinator to supervisor of development. A former Nickelodeon Animation exec, Stacey will work with Walsh to search out new authentic IPs to transfer by the corporate’s development pipeline.

Atomic—the youngsters and household division of Canada’s Thunderbird Entertainment Group—is a co-producer on initiatives together with 2D-animated sequence The Last Kids on Earth (Netflix) and Molly of Denali (PBS KIDS), each of which premiered in 2019.

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