Sam Chou is an award-winning creator and director, and founder of Toronto animation studio, Style5.tv. Sam fostered his tenacity and passion for animated storytelling in his early days, working on feature films for Warner Bros, Sony, DreamWorks, and Disney. Now, as a 20-year industry veteran, Sam has developed and directed in virtually every medium, including short films, series, commercials, web-series and feature-length documentaries.
His past directorial experiences include the animated comedy series ‘City in Crisis’ (Adult Swim Canada), CG action-series ‘Max Steel: Team Turbo’ (Mattel), and ‘Kody Kapow’, an animated adventure series starring Jason Alexander (Universal Kids). He co-created and directed the web-series ‘Crime: The Animated Series’, which premiered at both Sundance and TIFF and which won Best Series for Adults at the Ottawa International Animation Festival in 2014. Sam is the Creative Director of Development at Kickstart Entertainment.