Director/ CCO JAM Media
Alan Shannon, is the Chief Creative Officer & Co-Founder of JAM Media, and in this key role is responsible for the creative content conceived, animated, and produced by the company.
Alan is currently an Executive Producer and Series Director on the Preschool TV series Little Roy – 52 X 14 minutes for CBBC/CBeebies in addition to directing, The Roy Files – 15 X 14 minutes for CBBC. Alan has also series directed all 4 seasons of the BAFTA, RTS and Kidscreen award winning Roy.
Previous directorial credits include, Baby Jake 02 – 26 X 11 minute preschool animation series and Tilly and Friends – 52 X 11 minute preschool animation series for CBeebies, along with various other series such as Funky Fables – 26 x 11 minute, and the award winning preschool animated series PICME – 104 x 5 minute for RTE/Nickelodeon.
Prior to co-founding JAM Media, Alan worked with a variety of International animation houses, including The Walt Disney Corporation.
Alan has also directed/animated numerous TV adverts and short films including The Last Elk and the multi award winning short Badly Drawn Roy.