A ten-time Emmy®-nominated children’s television producer, Halle Stanford leads the Company’s development and production of all television, home entertainment, and digital media in animated and live-action formats. She is currently in production on the Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Her recent preschool and children’s programming executive producer credits include the Netflix Original Word Party; the groundbreaking marine biology series Splash and Bubbles for PBS KIDS®; the Sprout animated series Dot., based on Randi Zuckerberg’s popular book; as well as the Hulu Original preschool show Doozers, inspired by the wildly popular characters from the classic series Fraggle Rock.
Stanford’s award-winning credits also include Sid the Science Kid and Dinosaur Train, which currently air on PBS KIDS® in the U.S. and in multiple markets around the world, the live-action holiday special Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow, as well as the Emmy®- nominated preschool series Pajanimals.
She is in development on a new slate of children’s television series focusing on social- emotional skills including the beloved Teddy Ruxpin; the internationally renowned picture book The Kissing Hand; and the book and toy line Slumberkins. Additionally, she’s currently developing RIFT, a new live action sci-fi series for young adults, with Sonar Entertainment.
Stanford also co-authored a book series, Jim Henson’s Enchanted Sisters, a collection of fantastical comedy-adventure stories for girls published by Bloomsbury. Stanford joined The Jim Henson Company in 1993 and has since developed and produced many well-known properties including Animal Jam, Bear in the Big Blue House, and The Hoobs. She holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Film and Theater from Wesleyan University and lives in Los Angeles with her sons Max and Theo. She will be appearing at the upcoming Alt Summit and Mom 2.0 events.