Speaker Curtis Lelash
Speaker Curtis Lelash

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Curtis Lelash

Head of TV & Film

Keep It Fun (USA)

Curtis Lelash is an award-winning TV Producer and Creative Executive with over twenty years of experience serving leading entertainment and media brands. He currently works as an independent producer and consultant on development, production and strategy for television, film and gaming for kids, teens and families. Previously, as the Director of Kids & Family at Netflix, Lelash spearheaded the development and production of a diverse slate of animated series.

Prior to his role at Netflix, Lelash served as the Senior Vice President of Original Series at Cartoon Network. He joined the company in 2005, and quickly rose to the rank of VP, which deemed him responsible for the development and ongoing supervision of the network’s animated comedy series, including Emmy winners ADVENTURE TIME, REGULAR SHOW, OVER THE GARDEN WALL and STEVEN UNIVERSE. Before CN, Lelash gained development experience on theatrical projects at DreamWorks Animation and Storyopolis.

With a passion for steering imaginative projects, leading creative teams, and collaborating with storytellers and showrunners at all levels, Lelash’s career achievements include two Peabody Awards, four Primetime Emmys, and twenty Primetime Emmy nominations.

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