Emily Nordwind

Emily Nordwind is an experienced studio executive with fifteen years of experience in Feature Animation. As Senior Vice President of Development and Production at Paramount & Nickelodeon Animation, she is involved in developing and producing tentpole, family event films; and, part of the core team overseeing the production and slate strategy. Prior to her post at Paramount, Emily spent over ten years in Production at DreamWorks Animation driving the front end of Production on feature films MADAGASCAR 3, HOME, CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS and adult animated series NEIGHBORS FROM HELL. Emily brings a unique perspective as a creative executive combined with years on the floor in production. She is driven by a love of story and the joy of collaboration.

Participant Schedule

Saturday 10/15


The Future of Nickelodeon Animation Studio and Paramount Pictures Animation

Saturday 10/15 2:30PM - 3:30PM Room 101

Camille Eden, Emily Nordwind, Kari Kim, Nellie Tehrani

With Nickelodeon Animation Studio and Paramount Animation now under the direction of Ramsey Naito, these two iconic legacy brands have come together as one big animation team. While still operating independently, these two studios going forward will share content and resources. What exactly does this mean for content coming out of these studios, and how will it impact staffing for productions? Representatives from both studios will detail what this means for viewers, job seekers, and the studios themselves.