Winder is a Canadian entrepreneur and the CEO/EP of Wind Sun Sky Entertainment https://windsunsky.com a multi-media production company focused on building and adapting cross platform global franchises. She is also the CEO/Partner of Skybound No
Winder is a Canadian entrepreneur and the CEO/EP of Wind Sun Sky Entertainment https://windsunsky.com a multi-media production company focused on building and adapting cross platform global franchises. She is also the CEO/Partner of Skybound North Entertainment in partnership with Skybound Entertainment (The Walking Dead/Outcast). Managing studios in both Vancouver and L.A. and collaborating with partners in Europe and Asia, she is in production and development on a diverse slate of multi-platform media content in all genres, including animated series both linear and interactive, mobile apps, toys and several ROBLOX games. She loves nothing more than worldbuilding and collaborating on properties looking to adapt cross-platform to create multiple-narrative touchpoints to inspire and engage fans.
Throughout her career, Winder has worked on iconic brands with leading filmmakers and creators. At WSS she adapted the Invincible comic book created by Robert Kirkman into the smash hit animated series for Amazon Prime. She also produced the first of its kind LIVE INTERACTIVE ANIMATED event series based on an adaptation of the successful mobile game My Singing Monsters (115+ million players). In collaboration with PlayMonster, she adapted the Snap Ships toy into a universe and web series. She is currently working with other toy companies and has created Camp Bonkers into a game, kids’ variety show (on YouTube and Toonavision), and an APP which will launch in 2021.
Previously she also adapted the Angry Birds game into the hugely successful global event film, The Angry Birds Movie ($350 million WWBO) and Executive Produced the sequel. Acting as George Lucas’ producer, she took the Star Wars franchise into animation, producing the highly rated television series and film, Star Wars: The Clone Wars. As President/Executive Producer for Rainmaker Entertainment/The Weinstein Company she produced Escape from Planet Earth and worked with the Barbie executives at Mattel to develop a new look for the property for home video. As Fox Feature Animation Senior Vice President, she oversaw the production of the Oscar® nominated film Ice Age. She has also held executive positions at HBO Original Programming (VP), Hanna Barbera/Turner (Sr. Director Production), Disney Animation Japan (Production Manager) and produced various series for an older audience including; Aeon Flux (MTV), Spawn(HBO) and Spicy City (HBO). Winder is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. She is also the co-author of the industry handbook used around the world Producing Animation, the third edition published in 2020.
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