As Executive Vice President of Development for DreamWorks Animation Television, Gal oversees the creative development of a rapidly growing slate of original television projects, including the content for DWA TV’s groundbreaking multi-year deal with Netflix as well as Amazon, Hulu, Universal Kids and other leading broadcasters around the world. As part of the studio’s global initiatives, Gal and his creative team are tasked with developing original animated programming inspired by characters from DreamWorks Animation’s iconic franchises and upcoming feature films, the company’s vast Classic Media library, Universal Pictures in addition to projects based on original and acquired IP. Among the series Gal has developed at DWA TV are a re-imagining of the pop culture phenomenon Voltron: Legendary Defender, Emmy®-winning All Hail King Julien, Guillermo Del Toro’s Trollhunters and 3 Below, Spirit Riding Free, Trolls: The Beat Goes On,The Boss Baby: Back in Business,The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants, the recently released She-Ra and the Princesses of Power and the upcoming Fast & Furious animated series.
Prior to joining DreamWorks Animation, Gal spent three years as Vice President, Production at 20th Century Fox Animation, and five years at Nickelodeon, where he was Vice President of Animation Development and developed such original animated series as Penguins of Madagascar, Mighty B!, and El Tigre. Gal has also been a development executive at both Walt Disney Animation Television and Disney Channel. He holds a BA from Tufts University and a JD from the University of California’s Hastings College of Law.