LOS ANGELES — Veteran animation production executive Barbara Cimity has joined Six Point Harness (www.sixpointharness.com) as head of production, where she will oversee animation projects being created for a fast-growing list of television and commercial clients, as well as original TV and digital content. Cimity has been a leader in television and film animation production for more than 20 years, and prior to joining Six Point Harness, was line producer at stop-motion animation pioneer Stoopid Buddy Stoodios. Previously, she had a 16-year career in production and studio management at DreamWorks Animation, where she worked on almost every DWA film from The Road to
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As head of production at Six Point Harness, Cimity will also oversee production of original content for Mondo, whose animation projects for television and digital platforms include Apollo Gauntlet on Adult Swim; Gary and His Demons, Cat Agent and Deep Space 69 on Ellation’s VRV platform; and the global online sensation Happy Tree Friends.
“Our production-services group has been growing at an incredible pace, and we could not be more fortunate to have an executive as experienced, enthusiastic and professional as Barb join our team,” said Mondo and Six Point Harness CEO Brendan Burch. “With Barb at the helm of production, we’re able to take on more projects than ever and work with some of the most innovative and creative clients we could imagine.”
Among the Six Point Harness projects that Cimity will oversee are the creation of animated sequences for the newly premiered AMC/Skydance drama series Dietland; an animated project in development for Hulu; and original animation for the upcoming Cosmos: Possible Worlds, the sequel to the groundbreaking science series. Six Point Harness previously produced the animated sequences for 2014’s Emmy- and Annie Award-winning Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, presented by Neil deGrasse Tyson.
“The caliber of work that the 6PH animation team can produce is really extraordinary – their artistic range and production capabilities are second to none and it’s genuinely exciting to think about the road ahead for the studio,” says Cimity.