Bad Robot Leans Into Animation, Taps John Agbaje For Senior Veep Role

Bad Robot has appointed John Agbaje to the function of Senior Vice President, Animation, the place he’ll work throughout each the corporate’s movie and tv teams on animation initiatives together with the upcoming Oh, The Places You’ll Go! and the quick movie, The Boy The Mole, The Fox and The Horse. Agbaje joins Bad Robot from FX. He will report back to Bad Robot President of Film Hannah Minghella.

“John’s arrival marks an thrilling new chapter for Bad Robot. With his style, ardour, and artistic imaginative and prescient, we’re thrilled to additional our animation ambitions and develop the panorama of our storytelling,” mentioned Minghella.

“My profession started with Peter Rice and I’m grateful to have had a real function model as an govt, chief, and individual throughout my early days at Fox/Disney,” Agbaje mentioned. “I’ll be eternally grateful for the time I spent at FX and the abilities I discovered from Kate, Gina, John and the sensible improvement workforce. Their advanced perspective on storytelling and at all times placing the artist first will likely be a guiding gentle in my work as a producer. I’ve lengthy admired that Katie, JJ and Brian constructed Bad Robot as an artist led firm with the flexibility to stability unique initiatives with probably the most storied IP. Applying the ambition that has expanded Bad Robot into video games, music and publishing, to animation is extremely thrilling. At its finest, animation is a direct faucet right into a creator’s creativeness. I’m excited to deliver my perspective as an artist and an govt to this visionary firm as we take the medium of animation to much more various and shocking locations. I’m thrilled to be working with Hannah, Ben and Rachel on this nice initiative.”

Source: https://deadline.com/2021/01/bad-robot-animation-john-agbaje-senior-vice-president-1234674295/

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