Tim Brooke-Hunt

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Tim Brooke-Hunt is one of the world’s leading executive producers of children’s entertainment and animation. Renowned for the successful adaptation of Australian children’s literature to the screen, Tim’s past work includes the animated adaptations of classic and contemporary titles including Dorothy Wall’s Blinky Bill, Leigh Hobb’s Old Tom, Wendy Harmer’s Pearlie and Feinberg and Gamble’s Tashi. Responsible for 200 hours of children’s screen entertainment, Tim began his career in 1983 as a producer for Burbank Films, producing thirteen animated specials including The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Man in the Iron Mask, The Three Musketeers, Don Quixote of La Mancha, Robin Hood and Treasure Island. In 1990, Tim joined Australia’s then leading animation house, Yoram Gross Film Studios, where he executive produced the animated features The Magic Riddle and The Adventures of Blinky Bill, as well as several television series including Blinky Bill, Samuel and Nina, Tabaluga, Skippy in Bushtown, Dumb Bunnies, Flipper and Lopaka and Old Tom. In 2000, Tim established his own consultancy Pacific Vision and co-founded the production company Sticky Pictures. During this time he executive produced the puppetry and animated series’ Li’l Horrors, Yakkity Yak, Dennis and Gnasher, Pearlie and CJ the DJ. Appointed as the Executive Head of Children’s Content for ABC TV in 2007 and Controller of Children’s TV in 2010, during his tenure Tim led the launch of the digital school-age channel ABC3, the relaunch of ABC Kids in 2011 and was responsible for the network’s educational programs including the online content for children with two dedicated portals. Tim is a founding board member of the Asian Animation Summit – an annual event designed to showcase as well as stimulate the co-production and co-financing of the Asian-region’s strongest animation projects. Having contributed extensively to the children’s film and television industry over the last two decades, Tim now provides consultancy and executive producer services for children’s entertainment and animation projects.