Head of Independent Animation and Acquisitions
Sarah Muller has just re-joined Children’s BBC as the Head of Independent Animation and Acquisitions. Previously she was Vice President of Children’s and Youth Programming at Sony Pictures Television with responsibility for the Pop and Sony Music Channels and before that – Sarah was Head of Children’s at Channel 5 where she was responsible for the Milkshake! brand refresh, content portfolio overhaul and studio reorganisation. She was also Creative Director, Scripted, Animation and Co-Productions for CBBC In-House, a role that grew from her work as Head of CBBC Acquisitions, Animation and Drama Development. Passionate about all Kids’ content, but especially Drama and Animation, commissioned projects include ‘Danger Mouse’, ‘Strange Hill High’, ‘Creeped Out’, ‘Harriet’s Army’, ‘Wolfblood’, ‘The Dumping Ground’, ‘The Worst Witch’, ‘Katie’ and ‘Get Even’.
Prior to joining BBC Children’s, she was Managing Director of Elephant Productions. As a producer, credits include 6 series of the multi-award winning, ratings success ‘Grizzly Tales For Gruesome Kids’ (CITV), ‘Animal School’ (CBBC), ‘Pop Skool’ (BBC1), ‘3 Brothers Diamond’ (C4), and ‘New Willo The Wisp’ (Disney) as well as developing the BAFTA-winning drama series ‘The War Diaries of Alastair Fury’ (BBC1).