In her role as Executive Producer, Sidney focuses on bringing new projects, relationships and talent into Deluxe Animation Studios as she manages productions from development through delivery. Sidney is an Emmy-nominated executive with over twenty years of experience in the animation industry across programming, business strategy, and production.
She joined Deluxe from Riot Games, where she spent three years as a Creative Recruiter. Before that, Sidney was with animation and branded content company Bento Box Entertainment as a Production Executive and later as Head of Recruiting. She got her start in animation at Film Roman, where over nine years she rose from Coordinator to EVP of Creative Programming and earned a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for her work on the animated “Hellboy” series. A strong collaborator, Sidney has been involved in producing projects for notable talent, including Maya Angelou, Ringo Star, BB King, Tyler Perry, Rob Zombie, and Stan Lee. She is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, ASIFA (Association Internationale du Film d’Animation), a contributor to Essence Magazine, and a speaker at events ranging from Women in Animation to ComicCon.