Eric Shaw

Incubation 2.0 – Directing Animated Feature Film
Disney DreamWorks

Emmy-Award winner Eric Shaw was a story editor and co-producer of Disney Junior’s reimagined “Muppet Babies” hit television series, which chronicles the playroom antics of the beloved Kermit the Frog, Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal and new Muppet, Summer Penguin.  Most recently he served as Executive Producer at DreamWorks Television Animation on a brand new series launching on Netflix, 2020!  

Shaw’s television writing career began in 1997 on the sitcom “Secret Service Guy.” Since then, he has written for numerous series including “My Friends Tigger & Pooh,” “SpongeBob SquarePants,” “Sid the Science Kid,” “Olivia,” “Luna Petunia” and “WordGirl,” for which he won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in Animation.

Shaw has led master writing classes at festivals and universities around the world and has taught full-term screenwriting courses.

Originally from Jericho, New York, Shaw attended Columbia University. The son of a retired Federal Agent, Shaw is an avid hockey fan and tennis player.


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Incubation 2.0 – Directing Animated Feature Film

Registration deadline: 28.02.2022
Robert Lence
Disney, DreamWorks, Pixar
Len Simon
Eric Shaw
Disney, DreamWorks
Shelley Hoffman
Rustam Hasanov
Disney, DreamWorks, HBO
March - September 2022
11 weeks + online
intermediate to advance experience
5 projects
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