Kristofer Updike has over 20 years experience in the entertainment industry, working extensively in television and film. Bringing compelling stories to life is a passion of his, and as the Senior Director of Development for Universal Kids, Kristofer has focused his talents on creating and developing children’s programming for kids 2-12 in Live Action Scripted, Unscripted and Animation. He has produced and developed over 300 half hours of content for Universal Kids, including multiple award winning shows. Previously, Kristofer was Vice President of Production at the stop-motion animation studio, Bix Pix Entertainment. In this capacity he handled all production related duties both financially as well as writing, producing, pitching and directing programming for clients.