Spears’s death comes only four months after the passing of his long-time business and creative partner Joe Ruby.
The new show is a spin-off from the Critics Choice Awards, with a greater focus on genres and animation.
Turner was most recently vice president, development at Disney Television Animation.
The studio currently has 15 original series concepts in its pipeline.
So the Toronto scene continues to blossom — but does it have the same lure it once did for aspiring animators?
We’ve compiled a list of all the animated series that are expected to premiere in 2021 on U.S. broadcast, cable, and streaming services.
“We love drawing and have always wanted to express ourselves creatively in that medium,” say the show’s developers.
Springboard is where Europe’s young generation of animation creators come to pitch their brightest ideas.