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Marion is a veteran of the animation industry with over 20 years’ experience. In 2015 she joined DreamWorks Animation where she is responsible for overseeing European TV production – a remit that includes the re-boot of the evergreen property ‘Noddy’ and a further series of the much-loved ‘Postman Pat’. Prior to joining DreamWorks, Marion was Executive Producer at HiT Entertainment for six years, a role that involved overseeing the move to CGI for such iconic brands as ‘Thomas & Friends’ and ‘Fireman Sam’ and the continuing development of ‘Mike the Knight’ – winner of the 2015 Pre-School International Kids Emmy.
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