Allan Neuwirth

Born in New York City, Allan Neuwirth attended the Art Students League and Pratt Institute, and began his career as an animator. He designed and directed many cartoon projects for broadcast and cable TV networks, illustrated children’s books, and art directed TV series before shifting his career in the 1990s into writing, directing, and producing television and feature films. In 1998 he and Glen Hanson co-created the internationally syndicated comic strip “Chelsea Boys,” which has been anthologized twice: “Chelsea Boys” (2003, Alyson Books) and “Chelsea Boys Steppin’ Out” (2006, Bruno Gmunder). He has also written several well received non-fiction books about the entertainment industry, including “Makin’ Toons” (2003, Allworth Press) and “They’ll Never Put That On The Air” (2006, Allworth Press). Neuwirth has written and/or story edited many TV series, including “Space Racers” (Universal Kids), “Octonauts” (Disney Channel & BBC), “Tumble Leaf,” (Amazon Prime), “Tickety Toc,” (Milkshake), “Speed Racer: The Next Generation” (Nicktoons), “Jelly Jamm” (TBS), “Arthur” (PBS), “Martha Speaks” (PBS), “WordWorld” (PBS), “Cyberchase” (PBS), “Jungle Junction” (Disney Channel), “Between The Lions” (PBS), “Mama Mirabelle’s Home Movies” (PBS & BBC), “Courage the Cowardly Dog” (Cartoon Network), “The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss” (Nickelodeon) and “Big Bag” (Cartoon Network). He’s written holiday TV specials (“Jingle All The Way” and “Jingle & Bell’s Christmas Star” for the Hallmark Channel, 2011), comic book series and graphic novels (“The Flintstones & The Jetsons,” “Wonder Woman vs. The Red Menace”), and was a consultant on PBS’s documentary series, “Make ‘Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America.” Allan produced and directed the musical documentary feature “What’s The Name Of The Dame?” (Figjam Productions), which made its world premiere in the Atlanta Film Festival in May 2011. He produced the independent feature films “Drawing Home” (2017) and “Immortal” (2019), associate produced “Call Me By Your Name” (2017), and exec produced “Change In The Air” (2018) and “The BDS Project” (2019).

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