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2007

FINN ARNESEN
Senior Vice President & General Manager for Original Series & International Development, Turner Broadcasting

Finn ArnesenArnesen represents all of TBS International on the global Greenlight Committee for Cartoon Network Originals, developing the most impactful and popular new content for the future. He is also responsible for the Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe, which opened 2007 with a view to wholly owning and producing original series from Europe, as well as continuing to co-produce with European partners. Committed to original European animation, Arnesen has worked on hit European co-productions of The Cramp Twins with TV Loonland, and Robotboy with Alphanim.

Forthcoming co-productions include Fantastic Four 2-D/3-D series with Moonscoop/ M6 and Marvel Comics, and Chop Socky Chooks with Aardman/Decode which is the UK’s first high quality CGI action comedy for TV.  Additionally Arnesen commissioned and executive produced Cartoon Network’s first wholly owned UK produced show Skatoony, which is also the first animated game show with real life kid contestants.