CreatorBen Bocquelett is the creator of The Amazing World of Gumball and initially joined Turner Broadcasting as a development artist at the Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe. Bocquelett was part of a new team charged with developing original series from European talent.
Bocquelet’s idea for The Amazing World of Gumball grew out of this initiative and was the first show to be greenlit by Cartoon Network’s European Development Studio, starting production in 2009. As show creator of The Amazing World of Gumball, Bocquelet worked on all aspects of production, including writing, storyboarding, animation and directing. Prior to his work at Cartoon Network Development Studio Europe, Bocquelet was a designer, animator and director for Studio AKA, an animation production company specialising in commercials. Bocquelet studied 2D and 2D animation at the Ecole des Métiers du Cinéma d'Animation (EMCA) in Angoulême, France before joining Studio AKA in 2003.
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