Yvette Kaplan

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Yvette has worked in the Animation Industry for over twenty years as a Director, Producer, Story Consultant, Writer, Animator and Character Designer. She has creatively guided and supervised TV series as well as feature development and all aspects of production including pre and post in both 2D and CGI. Often described as "passionate," Yvette has guided and inspired teams of writers, artists, actors and musicians to create stories and characters with an abundance of comedy and heart.

Yvette's career highlights include: Head of Story on Blue Sky Studios' full length hit CG Feature "Ice Age" for 20th Century Fox; Director at Film Roman on Fox TV's "King of the Hill"; Co-Director on MTV/Paramount Pictures Feature "Beavis and Butthead Do America" as well as being Supervising Director on the "Beavis and Butthead" MTV series, Director on the Nickelodeon series "Doug"; Direction and Development of the Emmy-winning pilot for WNET's "Cyberchase' series; Creative Consultant on Scholastic Films "Magic Schoolbus" series for PBS and Director/ Producer of "ArthurŐs Missing Pal", a CGI DTV Feature version of the long running PBS series. Writing credits include Fox Kids "Viva Pinata," Klasky-Csupo's "Twinkle," Disney TV's "Fish Hooks," additional written material on "Arthur's Missing Pal," as well as numerous series development bibles and story notes on screenplays for clients including /Disney DTV, Lions Gate Films and Channel Thirteen.

Her passion for and desire to create quality children's programming has recently been fulfilled once again through her affiliation with QQD, Limited. Together with development director Gili Dolev, Yvette co-created "Quick Quack, Duck!", a unique and well-received pre-school series that is being distributed by Zodiak Rights.

Yvette also recently completed a series of comic book style illustrations for the innovative high school workbook "The Adventures of Genius Boy and Grammar Girl", and served as timing director on the new Matt Groening's "Futurama" series for Comedy Central.

Contact Yvette at yvette.kaplan@gmail.com