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Marion Edwards

Managing Director and Executive Producer

Gutsy Animations

Marion Edwards is an Emmy® -award-winning executive producer with many years’ experience overseeing large-scale animation productions. She began working with Gutsy Animations as a consultant in 2018 prior to joining the team permanent in 2020.

Prior to this, 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, Animated Women UK, Women in Animation and sits on the Advisory Board of the Children’s Media Conference.

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