Date and Time for this Past Event
Thursday, Oct 19, 2023 12pm
Jermaine Turner is Director, Adult Genre Animation for Netflix. In this role he oversees the department responsible for creating adult animated genre shows such as Castlevania, Cyberpunk: Edgerunners and Arcane.
Prior to joining Netflix Jermaine was Vice President, Development, Disney Television Animation, where he oversaw animated series and movie development for the Disney Channel audience of kids 6-11, and for Disney+.
During his over 20-year tenure at Disney, Turner has worked across live-action and animated programming as both a current series and development executive. Initially joining Disney to help build the action-adventure platform Jetix, Turner has since overseen a multitude of series including Kim Possible, Power Rangers, Lego Star Wars and several Marvel animated series including Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble and "Guardians of the Galaxy. Additionally, he helped launch Lucasfilm's Star War Rebels. He also developed the Disney+ series The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder as well as Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur.
Prior to Disney, Turner began his career as a development assistant at Fox Kids. In that role, he supported the development team on such shows as Young Hercules, Digimon, and Transformers.
He’s a graduate of New York University with a BFA in Film and Television. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two young children.