Burgos’ focus will be the deepening of current, and growth of new strategic partnerships globally. Her experience includes Turner Broadcasting, Aardman Animations and Discovery Networks.

Joining the Story team are BAFTA winner Will Brenton, and writer Robin Crowther-Smith. Brenton has co-created, written, produced and directed highly successful children’s television including The Tweenies, Wibbly Pig and Mighty Mites. Meanwhile Crowther-Smith has written on Shaun the Sheep and Morph.

Eric Lessard will join the Production team as animation director. Lessard previously worked at Dreamworks as the senior animator on Shrek, Shrek 2 and Madagascar, and as animation supervisor on Shrek 3

Commenting on the appointments, Sunrise Productions founder, Phil Cunningham, said: “We are delighted to welcome Jennifer, Will, Robin and Eric to the team. They all join us with a wealth of experience in the children’s sector and we’ve already benefitted from their expertise. We have ambitious plans for growth over the next three years and these key appointments enable us to reach our goals.”

Sunrise is currently in-production on a brand new TV series set in the world of Jungle Beat.

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