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The Walt Disney Company
VP Content – Animation & Digital, Disney Channels EMEA
Orion Ross is based in London and is responsible for the creative development and production of original animated series, as well as original content for digital platforms and regional acquisitions, for Disney’s channels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Orion’s team commissions, co-produces and acquires original animated content for three global childrens’ media brands: Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.
Recent projects include: ‘Miraculous Ladybug’, ‘Counterfeit Cat’, ‘PJ Masks’, ‘Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja’, ‘Boyster’, ‘Rolling With the Ronks’, ‘Sadie Sparks’, and ‘Furry Wheels’.
Don’t Forget the Creator
Taking the popular picture book 'Claude', we explore the creator's perspective on developing a book for TV and beyond. Adaptation for TV is creatively demanding as well as a commercial challenge. Hearing from Author, Publisher, Producer and Broadcaster the session will explore how each stakeholder approached the key creative issues in translating Claude form page to screen.