Co-founder and CFO
Peter Lopez is an Emmy Award winning Executive with over 30 years’ experience in Broadcasting, Cable, and Digital television. While at Telemundo he created over 20 News and Entertaining programs, most notable was Sin Fronteras, an Award-winning News magazine show that ran on Prime Time on Telemundo Network for 6 Years. Part of his career at Telemundo was to create Alliances with broadcasters throughout Latin America, some of those alliances were with Caracol in Colombia, Globo in Brazil, TV Azteca in Mexico, RCTV in Venezuela among others.
Co-founder and Executive Creative
For the past 20 years, he has worked in the animation character market as a content creator, producer, director, storyboard artist, concept art, and character designer on projects for Disney, Cartoon Network, and as Metegol (2013).
As Director he worked on Juaco vs Paco (CN), Froui (Froxa), Catalina La Catrina: Special Day of the Dead (Televisa- Univision- Blim). Currently, he is directing two animated pilots for Paramount.
Co-founder and Executive Producer
He is an award-winning industrial/graphic designer. He is the creator and producer of original formats for Discovery. He has produced over a thousand short forms of branded content for renowned brands and platforms. In addition, Jorge is an executive producer with experience in virtual reality and a senior director of post-production for multiple formats. He is also the co-founder and executive producer of iKartoons, an animation company that develops and produces content for Disney, Paramount, Cartoon Network (Turner-Warner Media), and Televisa.
JULIAN VAN BORES
Director - Storyboard Supervisor
He has more than 10 years experience working in character design and storyboarding for films and television programs such as; “Don Gato, el Inicio de la Pandilla”, the Saga of “Las Leyendas”, “El Chapulin Colorado Animado”, Netflix’s “Legend Quest”, “La Liga de los 5”, “Cantiflas VR”, “El Camino de Xico”, “Saturday Morning Minions”, and most recently “Cartalina La Catrina for Televisa’s Channel 5 and Blimtv.
He is a filmmaker, considered by Forbes as one of the 100 most creative Mexicans in the world. In 2012, he made EL TROMPETISTA, internationally multi-awarded. In 2014, he produced and directed AMICUS. In 2016, he directed LAS PIEZAS DEL ROMPECABEZAS.
In 2018 with Cyclic Residence and Folimage Artist-in-Residence Residence won at Annecy festival, he produced his film, A TIGER WITH NO STRIPES, now in more than 120 festivals over 40 countries. In 2021-2022 he directed and co-wrote AGUA, an animated short film produced by Diego Luna and Jorge Gutiérrez.
FRANCISCO DE LA CRUZ
During the last 16 years, he has worked as Art Director for films such as “Otra Pelicula de Huevos y un Pollo”, “La Saga de Las Leyendas”, “Don Gato, el inicio de la Pandilla”, “Isla Calaca”, “Un Disfraz para Nicolas”, among others. Francisco continues exploring new styles of visual Art.
Highly skilled visual development artist with 10+ years of experience working on animated films and series in the different production stages, such as concept art, matte painting, BG, and art direction assistant.
He has worked in the movie saga Las Leyendas, Top Cat (the movie), and Legend Quest (series for Netflix), among various projects for other independent production houses.
Lead - Storyboard & Character design
She is a digital animator who worked with mexican studios as a 2D animator, lead storyboard artist and character designer.
She worked in shortfilms, tv series and ad campaigns such as “Adult Swim ID’s” by Cinema Fantasma, “Villainous” by Ai Animation Studio, and Award-Nominated “Mi Hermano Luca” by Llamarada Animación and “La Familia del Barrio” by F3 Media.
Award winner at EcoFilm Festival, Ideatoon at Pixelatl, Fonca Jovenes Creadores, Promocione and Focine. Among her projects, “Luli y Gabo”, branded content episodes with over 6 million to 21 millions in views. “My parents are babies”, feature purchased by Anima Studios. “El Tigre sin Rayas”, winner of the Folimage Studio in Annecy 2017 and eligible in the 93rd Academy Awards of 2021 to compete in the best Animated Shorts category. “World
of Peeko”, “Mundo Imayina”, this was for an amusement park Dr. Sonrisas. With Ikartoons worked on long format “Catalina la Catrina”.
3D Animation Director
With over ten years of experience leading animation projects, Gabriel puts all his technical knowledge and artistic skills into helping teams reach their best abilities. The love of detail is the secret ingredient that makes each animated piece in which he intervenes be of the highest quality.
Charming and highly efficient in administrative support and leadership on human resources.
She is the perfect liaison between the creative team and administrative staff, supporting the different production departments to execute projects under the agreed creative, financial, and legal parameters.
Director de Producción
He is a graphic designer and audiovisual and multimedia communicator with great leading capacities and experience in directing the production of international projects. He has more than nine years of experience planning, managing, and controlling animation productions. He is passionate about teamwork and a fervent believer that knowledge of projects, the proper use of resources, and people's skills are the primary tools to face the challenges of each project.
Award-winning expert graphic designer in post-production with more than 20 years of experience. He has international certifications with Davinci Resolve, is a member of the International Colorist Academy, and is an expert in Adobe post-production tools. His extensive experience, leadership, and teamwork ensure high delivery standards.
Illustrator, Animator, and Content Creator Created and Directed “Perrita del Espacio” for Cartoon Network. Author of Children’s comic books, winner of Apila Award. Has worked in Animations for TV, scripts for TV and Radio, and also has done animation shorts among other independent works. Recently published a children’s book in Spain, ˝¿Pero qué @#𝇍%! le pasa a mi cafetera?˝
Sound & Music Producer
Audio mixing engineer, recording artist, and music composer with more than 10 years of experience working in sound design and mixing for hundreds of commercials and radio spots, 360 audio for VR projects, TV series, and animation pilots for creative companies such as Discovery, Nat Geo Kids and Cartoon Network
He won two Latins Grammys (2021) for best song of the year, Best urban song, and Grammy Nominated (2018) for Best Alternative Album (Gourmet Orishas). This music producer, composer, and pianist has more than ten years of experience in the industry.
He has produced original music for global series such as Antarctica for Discovery Plus, advertising campaigns such as (Carolina Herrera 40 years NY. Among other projects for multiple platforms. He is also immersed in film music, developing the soundtrack of the films (Vienes o Voy) and Perpetual Motion. (2022)
Daniel is an award-winning animator and illustrator that specializes in technical aspects of production, pipeline building, and optimization. with a broad base of technical skills acquired working for companies such as Disney, Facebook, Cartoon Network, Volvo, General Electric, and Google.
JUAN FERNANDO VALERA
He is a storyboard artist and expert in composition, storytelling having worked in commercials for Discovery, canal 5, and Cartoon Network, also in web series and television like “Juaco y Paco”, “Pinguino y Panda”, Miauricio la mascota del canal 5”, “Jochorito”, “Galapamigos”, “Curtis and Bean”, “Fix it Bureau”, and “Catalina La Catrina” for Televisa’s Blimtv.
Development guy... Writer.
Ever since partnering with us on “Piper Investigates”, (iKartoon’s first sold original IP - Nat Geo Kids International), Kashan has been an integral part of the iKartoons family, spearheading the development of our most visible original concepts, from “The F.I.B.” (currently in contract with Lion Forge Animation), to “Curtis & Bean”, “Jochorito & Low_Res Jaime”, and most recently “Romy Win Win”
She has developed different intellectual properties and scripts in various formats for clients such as Blim TV, Televisa, Discovery Channel, NatGeo Kids, and Cartoon Network. She recently co-wrote the successful “Catalina la Catrina Dia de Muertos”. Special, which was at the Iberoamerican Film Festival Miami selection 2021, and is now streaming on Blim TV.
He is a screenwriter and published fiction novelist with over 15 years of professional experience in animation, film, videogames and more. His work includes working as lead screenwriter and Story Editor for the Cartoon Network megahit "Villainous", now streaming on HBO Max, "Rey Mysterio vs. The Darkness" among others. He has also published four science fiction novels."
She is a scriptwriter specializing in Animation, Comedy, and Drama. She graduated from Vancouver Film School after winning the Latin America VFS Writing for Film and Television Scholarship for her script “Displeased” at the Guanajuato’s International Film Festival. Since then, she has received accolades in well-known screenwriting competitions such as ScreenCraft and WeScreenplay.
Art - illustrator
He is a Concept Artist with experience in character design and BG creator, has worked in “Catalina la Catrina” for Televisa’s Blimtv and Canal 5, Froyo (Froxa), Miauricio “La Maschcota del 5” for Televisa-Univision among others. An integral part of the Ikartoons Team in developing new IP’s.
She has been working for the last 7 years as a Storyboard and Animatics Artist for Television Programs, she has worked on projects such as “Martin Y Prika”, “Juan y Gaton”, “Cuatro Reinos”, “Froui (Froxa)”, “Pinguino & Panda”: and most recently “Catalina La Catrina”, this was special for Blim TV and Televisa celebrating Mexico’s Day of the Dead. She studied animation at Corporation University Unitec.