Speaker Julie Kane-Ritsch

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Julie Kane-Ritsch

Head of Animation and Family Entertainment

The Gotham Group

As the head of the Animation and Family Entertainment division at The Gotham Group, Julie represents successful series creators, Emmy award winning writers and directors, New York Times Bestselling authors, and fresh new voices. Her clients include series creators Butch Hartman, The Fairly Odd Parents; Chris Nee, Doc McStuffins; Daron Nefcy, Star vs. the Forces of Evil; Nadine van der Velde and Scott Kraft, The Fresh Beat Band; Jennifer Oxley, Peg + Cat; Sascha Paladino, Miles from Tomorrowland; Carl Greenblatt, Harvey Beaks; and Niamh Sharkey, Henry Hugglemonster. Julie's literary clients include New York Times Bestselling authors Tony DiTerlizzi and Jim Benton and award winning author/illustrator Brom. Julie also served as the co-producer on Paramount Picture’s The Spiderwick Chronicles and as a co-executive producer on the Hallmark Channel's Dear Dumb Diary movie. Julie previously worked in business affairs at Hanna-Barbera, Turner Feature Animation, and DreamWorks Television Animation. Ms. Kane-Ritsch graduated summa cum laude from the University of Denver and received a law degree with honors from DePaul University School of Law.

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