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About


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

Dana Landry

President & CEO

Dana, IoM founder, has 20+ years of entertainment industry experience across production, distribution, broadcasting and consumer products. As the former CEO and Executive Director of DHX Media Ltd (now Wildbrain), Dana oversaw marquis brands including Teletubbies, Inspector Gadget and Caillou. Then, in 2017, Landry led DHX through the acquisition of a controlling interest in the iconic Peanuts property, as well as a complete acquisition of the Strawberry Shortcake brand, including the back catalog of episodes. Prior to taking his role as DHX’s chief executive, Dana served as CFO at the time of DHX’s founding.

Ben Mogil

CFO

Ben has over 20 years of experience in capital markets and media finance. From 2003 to 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. Ben has also consulted for leading media companies on strategy and M&A as has advised private equity firms on investment opportunities in the entertainment industry.

Phillip Stamp

Creative Director

Phillip, who is a partner in the studio, oversees all original property development and sales efforts, while also steering the creative direction on all animation service projects. Prior to joining IoM, Phillip worked at DHX Media as VP of Production at the company’s Halifax studio. Under his leadership, the studio tripled in size, producing projects like Inspector Gadget, Super Why!, Little People and Doozers, which he produced along with the Jim Henson Company. Prior to DHX, Phillip co-founded One Animation in Singapore, where he produced, wrote and directed the long-running series Rob the Robot, and co-created the international hit series Oddbods. In 2004, Phillip began work at Lucasfilm Animation, where he served as Animation Director on the Emmy award-winning Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

Tracey Jardine

Director of Corporate Development & Business Affairs

Tracey is an experienced entertainment 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. Prior to joining IoM, Tracey was VP of Halifax Production and Special Projects at DHX Media where she oversaw production on high-profile projects like Bob the Builder. Tracey’s range of experience covers network programming, corporate planning and working with a wide range of domestic and international partners and stakeholders.

Meaghan Clark

Head of Production

With 15+ years of development and production experience on multiple television pilots and series, Meaghan has contributed to over 300 half hours of children’s programming, working with talented teams on projects ranging from 2D, 3D, and stop-motion animation to live-action sketch comedy. Before joining IoM, Meaghan was most recently a Producer of 3D animated series for Brown Bag Films in Dublin, Ireland and for DHX Media in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Aaron Simpson

Creative Executive

Based in Los Angeles, Aaron is an Emmy-nominated animation writer, producer and development executive with extensive experience in preschool, 6-11 and adult content. Prior to joining IoM, Simpson held the title of VP of Development and Current at Saban Brands, where he produced animated projects like Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty, which premiered on Nickelodeon in 2018. Starting in 2015, Simpson joined Disney TV Animation as VP of Development, steering his team through development on numerous high-profile projects including DuckTales and Big Hero 6: The Series. Previously, he oversaw animation development and production at Mondo Media, which landed in the top-10 most-subscribed Film & Animation YouTube channels.