Creative Director, Brown Bag Films
Cory Bobiak is a Toronto-based director and artist with an extensive list of television, design and artistic achievements. Cory has worked in both children’s and adult television programs ranging from the Emmy award-winning Peg + Cat, to Comedy Central’s Ugly Americans. He has animated, designed and storyboarded on numerous series including Mucha Lucha, Jimmy Two Shoes, Rick & Steve –the happiest gay couple in all the world, Ugly Americans, Wibbly Pig and Peep and the Big Wide World. Cory has been nominated for multiple Emmy® awards including Best Direction for a Preschool Animated Program for Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum in 2020 and Peg + Cat in 2019 and 2016. Cory currently serves as Creative Director at Brown Bag Films Toronto.
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Career Paths at Brown Bag Films: Nurturing Internal Talent
Brown Bag Films Toronto is known for producing evergreen kids favourites like Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, Wild Kratts and Blue’s Clues and You! along with exciting new series like Sago Mini Friends and Rosie’s Rules, just to name a few. Talented staff, dynamic partnerships and a commitment to quality are key pillars for the studio which produces a mix of service shows along with its own IP. At this panel, meet Nora Keely, SVP Production – Canada, Natasha Sasic, Head of Art & Design, and Natali Topalovska, Line Producer, as they talk about their own unique career paths and how Brown Bag Films focuses on nurturing internal talent.