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BAFTA and Emmy winning producer joins Happy Hour Productions

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Shaun the Sheep & Creature Comforts series producer joins leading commercials company

We are excited to announce that Gareth Owen has joined our team as Commercials and Development Producer. Gareth had completed 12 years with the UK’s most successful animation company, Aardman Animations, winning a Children’s TV BAFTA and an International Emmy award for his work as Series Producer of Shaun the Sheep and multiple awards for three series of Creature Comforts.

Gareth previously worked as a Senior Commercials Producer at Aardman Animations, and produced TV commercials for brands such as Kellogg’s, British Telecom, Digital UK, Jacobs, The Guardian & Animal Planet. Gareth’s experience covers traditional stop-frame animation, 2D & 3D CGI, in addition to live action productions.

Gareth’s role at Happy Hour Productions will cover commercial animation productions along with TV series and feature film development.

Gareth Owen, Happy Hour producer, said:
“It’s been fantastic joining Happy Hour – an expanding company with original ideas, high production standards and great people. I’m looking forward to bringing my commercial and broadcast experience to the company’s productions. Happy Hour’s reputation is growing within the industry and it’s a great time to be joining them.”

Tom George, Happy Hour executive producer, said:
“We are very excited to have Gareth join the team at Happy Hour. His portfolio speaks for itself and we look forward to him bringing new creative ideas and expertise to our animation production services at Happy Hour Productions. This will be a great benefit for our valuable clients.”

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