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About Us

This island of misfits is rooted in inclusivity & family where highly skilled individuals come together to create groundbreaking work in a fun, talent-friendly encouraging atmosphere.

Founded by industry veteran Dana Landry, we are an animation studio that strives to bring joy to the kid in all of us by creating content that sparks the imagination.

Whether working with 2D, 3D, CGI animation or building a captivating interactive interface, we have the ability to create original or custom works that can be serviced to multiple platforms. Decades of experience and relationships with digital platforms, media companies, and industry partners present remarkable opportunities for growth to any client.

Our Team

Island of Misfits

Dana Landry

President & CEO

Seasoned media executive with extensive experience (20+ years) in television and film, production, distribution, broadcasting, and consumer products.

Former Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of DHX Media Ltd.

Previously served as DHX’s Chief Financial Officer from the company’s founding until July 2014.

Ben Mogil


Experienced in capital markets & media finance since 1995. From 2003-2017, Ben was an Equity Research Analyst covering Media and Entertainment stocks where he was a ranked analyst and participated in numerous financings and M&A transactions.

Since 2017 and before IOM, Ben consulted for leading media companies on strategy and M&A as well as advised private equity firms on investment opportunities in the industry.

Phillip Stamp

Creative Director

Phillip joined DHX Media in 2012 as VP of Production for the Halifax studio. Under his leadership, the studio has more than tripled in size with clients among the leading global broadcasters.

Before DHX, Phillip co-founded One Animation in Singapore

His career includes writing, directing both live action and animation, extensive work in visual effects, executive producing, producing and managing studios.

Tracey Jardine

Head of Production

An experienced executive with more than 20 years in the television and digital content industry, having produced hundreds of half-hours of programming, ranging from preschool to prime time, in both animation and live action.

Most recently was VP of Halifax Production and Special Projects at DHX Media and before that, VP of Live Action at DHX.

Other career highlights include network programming, corporate planning and working with a wide range of domestic and international partners and stakeholders.

Contact Us

Care to learn more about our company?


The island’s creative headquarters is situated in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Our studios talent-friendly, encouraging atmosphere is where highly-skilled individuals come together to create ground breaking animated content and custom interactive interfaces.

Thank you for your interest in joining our island. Simply click this link to view our open positions and to submit your application.

All submissions will be considered and successful applicants contacted.