Margaret Dean

About Margaret Dean


Marge Dean is currently the Head of Studio for Ellation Inc., home to the two streaming channels CrunchyRoll and VRV. Dean is tasked with creating a new LA-based studio for the production of original content for both channels.

Known for building studios and animation pipelines, Ms. Dean was responsible for the design or re-design of several studios large and small, including Columbia-TriStar TV, Warner Brothers Animation, Mattel’s Playground Production, Omation (Steve Oedekerk), Technicolor Animation and Wildbrain Entertainment. Just prior to joining Ellation, Dean was the General Manager of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios — the largest stop motion studio in Southern California — where she supervised production of “Robot Chicken” (Adult Swim) and “Buddy Thunderstruck” (Netflix) as well as expanded Stoopid Buddy’s range of work to include 2D and 3D CGI.