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Genres: Children’s, Kids
People: Damien Tromel
Shows: Dragons: Riders of Berk, Noddy, Turbo
Countries: China, UK, US
Companies: DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Classics
Classically trained



In this episode of Talking Shop, Damien Tromel, head of acquisitions and creative at DreamWorks Classics, discusses the creative risks involved in updating classic shows for modern audiences, the possibilities of a DreamWorks-branded TV channel and why he's relieved to see producers finally understanding the importance of comedy over action.

He also speaks about the brands from his own childhood he'd like to see return, as well as the growing trend for Asian cartoon studios to incorporate Western animation sensibilities into their work.

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