Gutsy Animations UK
Managing Director / Executive Producer
Marion Edwards is an Emmy® award-winning Executive Producer with many years’ experience overseeing large-scale animation productions. She began working with Gutsy Animations in 2018 as a consultant for the company’s Emmy nominated series ‘Moominvalley’, before joining the team permanently in 2020.
Prior to Gutsy Animations, Marion ran European TV production for DreamWorks Television for two years and production for Mattel (HIT) for six years, a role that saw her overseeing the move to CGI for such iconic brands as ‘Thomas & Friends’ and ‘Fireman Sam’. Marion was instrumental in the production and continuing development of ‘Mike the Knight’ – winner of the Pre-School category in the 2015 International Emmy® Kids Awards.
Marion has received two BAFTA nominations, won ‘Best Animated Special’ at the Annecy International Animation Festival and won ‘Best Pre-School Series’ at Cartoons on the Bay. She is a member of the Skillset Animation Council and sits on the Advisory Board of the Children’s Media Conference.