Invention, imagination and fun – at Red Kite we produce quality animated content with enduring, global appeal.

Red Kite Animation is an award-winning production company that specialises in the development and production of children’s animated content, for international television broadcast.

Red Kite Animation was launched in 1997 by Ken Anderson and Rachel Bevan Baker; Alongside numerous short films and animated series, Red Kite Animation’s properties have been aired on world renowned children’s networks including: BBC, France Televisions, ZDF, Canal+, ABC, Disney XD, Teletoon, The Hub, Channel 9 Australia, and Cartoon Network.

Our Business

DEVELOPMENT

Strong development team dedicated to creating new IP as well as developing new incarnations of classic brands.

PRODUCTION

Skilled production teams experienced in international relationship management, production financing and investment.

EDUCATION

Red Kite offer tailor made animation workshops to suit all abilities; ranging from one day to weeks long; in schools and in the community. Further details are available here.

AWARDS

Collectively and independently we have been awarded BAFTAs, Emmys, CableAces, Pulcinellas, Grammys, and even an Academy Award.

CAREERS

We’re constantly on the lookout for talented, energetic people to join the award-winning team at Red Kite Animation. Check out our current jobs.

Our people

Martha MacDiarmid

Martha MacDiarmid

Head Of Production

Sueann Smith

Sueann Smith

Director of Production and Development

Leanne Preston

Leanne Preston

Development Manager

Kerri Rolland

Kerri Rolland

Senior Production Manager

Jim Stirk

Jim Stirk

Workshop Coordinator

Ken Anderson

Ken Anderson

CEO

Hugo Cuellar

Hugo Cuellar

Animator/ Visual Artist

Ruth McKie

Ruth McKie

Production Coordinator

James Logue

James Logue

Accountant