Kids’ entertainment specialist Cake has promoted Ciara Breslin to svp Production.

Reporting to ceo Ed Galton, Breslin will drive Cake’s growing slate of co-productions as well as overseeing ongoing and future production partnerships.

Breslin joined Cake in 2020 acting as producer on African girl superhero series Mama K’s Team 4 for Netflix; most recently she was vp Production. She brings with her over 25 years experience in animation and children’s television, managing animated series and features for prominent studios around the world including MTV Animation, Hahn Film, Berlin and Caligari Film, Munich.

Martha Sepulveda joins Cake’s development team as senior development executive, reporting to Daniel Bays, svp of Development. In this new role, Sepulveda will lead the creative development on a number of shows on the Cake slate, with creators from around the world and in particular those from North and South America. She has over 15 years of international experience in kids’ media development and production, working with companies including Sinking Ship Entertainment and Breakthrough Entertainment and most recently, 9 Story.

Ed Galton, ceo at Cake said, “Cake’s development and production slate continues to grow and we are thrilled that Ciara with her wealth of experience will lead productions on our current and future shows. We are also delighted to welcome Martha, who brings with her a passion for discovering and nurturing diverse talent and bringing underrepresented voices and stories to light and we look forward to the opportunities she will bring to Cake.”

Alongside its distribution business, Cake Productions drives Cake’s development and production activities on shared and originated projects. With over 13 properties in development, productions include Angry Birds: Summer Madness for Netflix; Mama K’s Team 4 with Triggerfish Animation for Netflix; Angelo Rules with TeamTO for France Télévisions, Canal+ and Super RTL, Space Chickens in Space with Anima Estudios for Disney EMEA; Pablo with Paper Owl for CBeebies and Mush-Mush & The Mushables with La Cabane and Thuristar currently premiering internationally on Boomerang.

Cake is based in London with offices in Los Angeles, Berlin and Toronto.

Pippa Considine

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