BENTO BOX Leisure Names Brooke Keesling Head Of Animation Expertise Improvement, Caitlin Winiarski Artistic Government
As a part of a continued push into content material improvement and creation for all distribution platforms, Bob’s Burgers animation home BENTO BOX Leisure has made two key hires: Brooke Keesling has been named Head of Animation Expertise Improvement, a newly created place; and Caitlin Winiarski has been tapped as Artistic Government.
That is the primary govt announcement for BENTO BOX for the reason that firm was acquired by Fox Leisure final 12 months.
“With the enterprise persevering with to evolve and platforms’ demand for high quality animated content material expands with it, now greater than ever it is very important have a deep bench of and direct line to the perfect expertise within the house,” mentioned Scott Greenberg, Bento Fox Co-Founder and CEO. “And as we strategically develop our output to broadcast, cable and streaming platforms, Brooke and Caitlin’s distinctive backgrounds, longstanding relationships and inventive imaginative and prescient will play an vital function in holding BENTO BOX the premier vacation spot for established and up-and-coming expertise to do their greatest work.”
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Keesling, reporting to Greenberg and BENTO BOX COO Brett Coker, will probably be liable for the event and development of creative expertise acquisition and inside artist relations. A Pupil Academy Award winner, Keesling will scout various expertise at artwork and animation conventions, festivals, comic-cons and different trade occasions. Moreover, she’s going to foster relationships with high artwork and animation faculties and universities. Winiarski, who will report back to BENTO BOX Artistic Director Ben Jones, will search out and assess pilot proposals, scripts and pitches; and establish related supply materials for improvement from established and rising expertise. Each executives are based mostly in BENTO BOX’s Los Angeles headquarters.
Keesling has labored within the animation and VFX industries for many years as an artist, in manufacturing, training and in expertise improvement. Over time, she has recruited animation expertise for Cartoon Community, Disney Tv Animation and Warner Bros., amongst others.
Previous to becoming a member of BENTO BOX, Winiarski labored because the Artistic Government in Tv at Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s Gary Sanchez Productions, the place she targeted on creating initiatives from up-and-coming and various comedic voices. She can also be a pupil of improv comedy and often performs together with her all-female crew at varied theaters within the Los Angeles space.