Jo Allen

Producer BBC Children’s Acquisitions & Independent Animation

Jo is a Commissioning Executive for CBBC, focussing on Animated content. Her role is to assess submissions, develop projects and work as Executive Producer on commissions for the channel. 

Jo has over 30 years of experience in the animation industry.  She worked for more than ten years as a Producer at Aardman on titles such as ‘Morph’, ‘Angry Kid’, the Bafta winning ‘Pearce Sisters’ and Academy award nominated ‘Wat’s Pig’, before joining the BBC where she has produced the Bafta nominated ‘Go Jetters’ and been the BBC Executive for Emmy nominated  children’s series ‘Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed’ and ‘Ninja Express’. She is currently Executive Producer on her third series of ‘Boy,Girl,Dog,Cat,Mouse,Cheese’ and the ’Quentin Blake’s Box of Treasures’ animated half hour specials.