Speaker Grant Moran
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Global Monster Media
2015 Emmy Award winner for “Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program”, Grant Moran has been a highly respected writer, producer, executive, and creative consultant for over 20 years.
His early career guiding the development of new plays in professional theater led to his recruitment by Warner Bros. Animation where as a staff writer-producer he helped develop the studio’s hits series Animaniacs, Batman, and The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries.
At Nickelodeon, he was Executive Director of Current Series, overseeing production on Rugrats, The Wild Thornberrys, and other series. More recently, he served as Executive in Charge of Production for RGH Entertainment’s Pink Panther and Pals.
Mr. Moran’s been Head Writer on several series, including Nickelodeon’s Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius, Megaman: NT Warrior for Kids’ WB, and PBS Kids’ multiple-Emmy winning WordGirl.
Recent credits include writing for Marvel Animation’s Guardians of the Galaxy and HiT’s Little People, story editing Thomas Edison's Secret Lab for Genius Brands, and developing projects for Toei and Red Rover as well his own original series Rat & Pigeon for Hoho Entertainment.
His wide-ranging skills and extensive experience on both sides of the desk have made Mr. Moran a sought-after creative consultant. Through his company, Global Monster Media, he’s helped clients in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and the Middle East create fun, smart, quality entertainment for kids and families.
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