Speaker Profile MipJunior

Henson Lisa

Job TitleCEO

Company NameThe Jim Henson Company, USA

About

Henson oversees all television and feature film production from early development through post-production. Henson serves as executive producer on the Emmy®-nominated preschool series Sid the Science Kid and Dinosaur Train, currently airing on PBS KIDS® in the U.S. and around the world, Pajanimals, a preschool series; Doozers, a CG animated preschool series for Hulu inspired by the Fraggle Rock characters; the Netflix Original Word Party, and Dot., for the CBC and Sprout. Titles currently in production include the marine biology series Splash and Bubbles for PBS KIDS® and the Netflix Original preschool show Julie’s Greenroom, starring Julie Andrews.

Henson's feature credits include the Disney film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, MirrorMask, Muppets Wizard of Oz, and Good Boy! Films currently in development include Frog and Toad, Which Witch with Billy Crystal, Happytime Murders starring Henson Alternative's Miskreant Puppets, and the highly anticipated film Fraggle Rock.

About The Jim Henson Company
The Jim Henson Company has remained an established leader in family entertainment for 60 years and is recognized worldwide as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics and digital animation. Best known as creators of the world famous Muppets, Henson has received over 50 Emmy Awards and nine Grammy Awards. Recent credits include the Emmy® ¬nominated Sid the Science Kid, Dinosaur Train, Pajanimals, as well Doozers, Dot., and Word Party. Titles currently in production include the marine biology series Splash and Bubbles for PBS KIDS® and the Netflix Original preschool show Julie’s Greenroom, starring award-¬winning actress Julie Andrews.
Features include Disney’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth. Television productions include Fraggle Rock, Farscape, and Henson Alternative’s No, You Shut Up!
The Company is home to Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™, as well as Henson Recording Studios, one of the music industry’s top recording facilities.

Conference Sessions

  • MIPJUNIOR WORLD PREMIERE TV SCREENING: ‘SPLASH AND BUBBLES’

    15 Oct 2016, 17:45 - 18:30, Conference Room, Grand Hyatt Cannes Hôtel Martinez

    By The Jim Henson Company. Featuring 80 x 11 minute episodes, “Splash and Bubbles” is unlike any other ocean-themed series. Join Splash, Bubbles and all of the...

    • Language: English
      1. Event date
         Saturday 15 oct. 2016
      2. Event theme
        MIPJunior
        World Premiere Screenings
      3. Event type
        Screening

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