Silas Hickey

Animator ~ Director of Regional Animation Development at Turner International, Asia Pacific

Based in Tokyo Japan, Silas is responsible for the creative direction of Turner’s pioneering original content development initiatives in Asia Pacific. These include pinpointing and green- lighting the production of high-quality original shorts from script to screen for all of the region’s kids’ brands. He works closely with the regional and global acquisitions team ensuring what goes on air reflects Turner’s brands and their promise to kids – to deliver fun, engaging and relevant content. This is also in keeping with his vision that kids everywhere can grow up watching a combination of locally-produced premium content and great shows from around the world.