CREATIVE DIRECTOR - DIRECTOR
Greg Huculak is an award-winning conceptual artist, production designer and director who’s worked in animation for more than 18 years. He is co-founder of Flying Kraken, a boutique, Canadian-based studio that produces original content. He has developed visual and/or art direction for eOne Entertainment, Amazon, Hulu, Spin Master, Bento Box, Gaumont, Silvergate Media, PBS Kids, Alpha Group, Cottonwood Media, Mattel, Nelvana, Atomic, Corner Gas, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Nick, Nick Jr. and many more.
He has done original design and/or art direction for Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty (Nick), Word World (PBS), Ready Jet Go! (PBS), Mother Up (Hulu), Sunny Day (Nick Jr.), and Corner Gas (CTV), to name a few. He has also worked for major animation studios in Australia and Canada, including a seven-year stint with Bardel Entertainment, where he worked as senior designer, creative director and director of development. While there, he wrote, directed and designed multiple pilots that were given a green light with 4Kids, YTV and Teletoon. He graduated with honours from Sheridan College Classical Animation Program and has a degree in fine arts.
PRODUCER - CONTENT CREATOR
Rose-Ann Tisserand has worked as a production executive for 18 years, specializing in feature animation, episodic TV and client/broadcaster management. She has more than 250 hours of award-winning film and television credits, and is the co-founder of Flying Kraken Creative Studios, a boutique, Canadian-based studio that creates original animation content and provides design and art direction services. She has been contracted as a consulting creative executive for several series in development.
She was supervising producer at Bardel Entertainment for more than seven years; a supervising producer at New Machine Studios, where she worked on six feature films, including Kahlil Gibran’s “The Prophet”; and chief operating officer for Twenty One Inc. where pre-vis services were provided on “Superman: Man of Steel” (WB), “Arthur Christmas” (Aardman/Sony), and more. She is a mentor for up-and-coming filmmakers at Telus Storyhive, a Spark Leadership board member and chair of Women in Animation Vancouver Chair, an organization whose mandate is to advance women in the art, technical and business sectors of the animation and visual effects industry, creating greater diversity and equality in storytelling.