Kuku Studios is an animation house that aims to enrich people’s lives through the timeless power of storytelling. Whether it’s a feature film or an episodic series, we’re committed to crafting stories that not only delight and entertain, but also inspire audiences to grow.

 

OUR PROJECTS

Our company's first production, Go! Go! Cory Carson, is now available to stream on Netflix.

Join kid car Cory Carson and his friends on epic adventures! Watch as Cory navigates the ups and downs of childhood on the winding roads of Bumperton Hills as he goes to school, makes new friends, and explores with his family.

We are hard at work on many more projects.

Stay tuned for our next release!

 

OUR FOUNDERS

Alex Woo

Founder & CEO

Alex is an award-winning director with strong artistic vision and a natural instinct for storytelling. Prior to founding Kuku Studios, Alex was a Story Lead at Pixar Animation Studios, a director in development at LucasFilm Animation, and a Student Academy Award-winning filmmaker. Alex has a BFA in Film/TV Production from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. 

His credits list include Ratatouille, Wall•e, The Good Dinosaur, Finding Dory, the Student Academy Award-winning short Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher, and the Sundance New Frontier selection VR short, The Rose and I

Stanley Moore

Co-Founder & VP of Creative

Stanley is an award-winning filmmaker with a deep, nerdy love for animation and an intrinsic taste for marketable creative content. His student film has won numerous awards in film festivals around the world. Prior to founding Kuku Studios, Stanley was one of the top Story Artists at Pixar Animation Studios. He holds a BA in Animation from Ringling School of Art & Design.

His credits list include Finding Dory, Monsters University, and the Oscar-winning short The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.

Tim Hahn

Co-Founder & VP of Production

Tim is an award-winning producer with a knack for bringing out the best in a creative team. Having led his production company Chinese Takeout Films to create multiple award-winning short films (both animated and live action), he is the glue that holds the team together. Prior to joining Kuku Studios, Tim worked in Production at Pixar Animation Studios. Tim holds a BA in Theater & Dance from Amherst College.

His credits include Finding DoryThe Good DinosaurToy Story of TerrorToy Story That Time ForgotToy Story Toons, Cars Toons, and several award-winning music videos and short films.

 
 

OUR TEAM

Erik Benson

Director

Vincent Lau

Story Artist

Greg Knowles

Series Editor

Natasha Sauls

Production Coordinator

Vlad Kooperman

Series Director

Hope Bogle

Story & Art Manager

Jason Heaton

Series Director

Bob Marty

Assistant Editor

Adam Campbell

Showrunner

Jessica Gallaher

Story Artist

Zachary Shore

Story Artist

Rosemary Reese

Editorial & Script Manager

Citlalli Anderson

Story Artist

Ben Mansfield

Story Artist

Gina Huang

Studio Production Assistant

Tyler Hendrix

Story Artist

Lauren Stutzriem

Story Revisionist

Ying Hsuan Chen

Story Artist

Sarah Sellers

Story Revisionist

Tom Halasz

Assistant Editor

Freddie Sulit

Production Manager

Tom Christopher

Lead Series Editor

Brandon Rein

Assistant Editor

Claire Norris

Production Assistant

 

JOIN OUR TEAM

We’re looking for people who live and breathe storytelling, animation, film, and television.

We take our work seriously, but we don’t take ourselves seriously. Kuku Studios is a fun, highly-collaborative, and creatively-focused studio.

We hold ourselves to the highest creative standards, and align all of our resources in service of the stories we craft. Expect to push yourself to your creative limits, and to be proud and amazed at the work we'll make together.

 

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