Author-producer-director Latoya Raveneau is increasing her courting with Disney. The Upward push Up, Sing Out EP and Proud Circle of relatives revival sequence director has signed an general deal to increase and bring animated initiatives with Disney Tv Animation and twentieth Tv Animation, together with live-action content material building.
She is also creating a pilot at Disney Tv Animation, below the management of Meredith Roberts, SVP/common supervisor, Tv Animation, at Disney Branded Tv.
“We’re all extremely joyful that Latoya selected Disney to be her ingenious house, and we’re having a look ahead to much more of her distinctive and impressed storytelling skill and a long-lasting courting along with her,” stated Ayo Davis, president of Disney Branded Tv.
Raveneau is directing Disney Tv Animation’s revival sequence The Proud Circle of relatives: Louder and Prouder on Disney+ and is govt manufacturer with The Roots’ Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tariq “Black Concept” Trotter of the animated shorts Upward push Up, Sing Out on Disney+, Disney Channel and Disney Junior. She additionally used to be screenwriter on Disney Junior’s upcoming musical sequence Eureka!
“Latoya is an extraordinary and uniquely gifted one that elevates the whole thing she touches, and her ingenious sensibilities span tales for preschool, children, households and adults,” stated Roberts. “She’s probably the most herbal, gifted storytellers I’ve ever encountered, and we’re proud to be supporting her imaginative and prescient.”
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Raveneau will increase initiatives for twentieth Tv Animation, house to The Simpsons, Circle of relatives Man, Bob’s Burgers and others below the management of studio EVP Marci Proietto.
Along with the The Proud Circle of relatives: Louder and Prouder, Disney Tv Animation produces Monsters at Paintings, Alice’s Wonderland Bakery, Giant Town Vegetables, Wonder’s Spidey and his Wonderful Buddies, Mickey Mouse Funhouse, The Ghost and Molly McGee, amongst others.
Devoted to illustration and mentorship, Raveneau is also featured in a Disney Channel “Reimagine Day after today” interstitial, a dialog about function fashions with Yolanda Renee King, teenager human rights activist and granddaughter of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. The phase used to be directed by means of B. Monet.
Raveneau started her skilled profession as a manufacturing assistant on Disney Junior’s Sheriff Callie’s Wild West and, since then, has labored as a author, storyboard artist and director on more than one animated sequence. Her storyboard credit come with Disney’s Miles From Tomorrowland and Pet Canine Friends. She additionally served as a author at the Netflix preschool sequence Tremendous Monster and assistant-directed the Grownup Swim sequence Ultimate House.
Raveneau has collaborated with Banff’s International Media Competition, Black Girls Animate and ASIFA-Hollywood. In January 2021, she used to be commemorated with the Subsequent Gen Award from the inaugural Black in Animation Awards.
Raveneau is repped by means of Matt Shichtman of the Gotham Staff and Allison Binder at Goodman Genow Schenkman.