Based in Singapore, she will oversee the current slate of Asia Pacific originals including “Lamput” and the just-launched “Monster Beach.” She will also help steer the long-running “Roll No. 21” series in India, and both “Titoo” and “Lambuji Tinguji,” which will launch on POGO later this year.
“Carlene combines strategic business experience with her love of storytelling to connect with audiences,” says Leslie Lee, head, Asia Pacific Kids, WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks & Sales. “Her relationships with studios and talent in the regional and global animation ecosystem will be instrumental in bringing new stories to life.”
Prior to WarnerMedia, Tan developed original animation with The Walt
Also on Lee’s team is Hoyoung Jung, who has recently been promoted to director of acquisitions and co-productions, APAC Kids. Based in Japan, Jung is now tasked with the discovery and negotiation of third-party programming for WarnerMedia’s Kids platforms in the region and will be the face of the networks at key international markets and trade shows.
Jung is a former Mattel employee and worked in the strategic IP partnerships team responsible for APAC content distribution in Hong Kong. Jung also worked at Daewon Media, which represented Japanese IP in Korea, such as “Power Rangers,” “Doraemon” and “One Piece.”
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