Alan Shannon



Alan is the CCO Chief Creative Officer & Co-founder of JAM Media and in this key role he has been responsible for the creative content conceived, animated and produced by the company.

Alan is currently Executive Producer for ‘Jessy and Nessy’ – 40 X 11 minutes for Amazon Studios  and Becca’s Bunch – 52 x 11 minutes for Nickelodeon US & UK. He has recently completed Executive Producing and Series Directing on the Preschool TV series, ‘Little Roy’ – 52 X 14 minutes for CBBC/CBeebies.

He has also directed the BAFTA® award winning series ‘Roy’ series 01-04 for CBBC. His 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 animated on the Academy Award Nominated film ‘Give Up Yer Auld Sins’ and directed/animated numerous TV adverts and short films including ‘The Last Elk’ and the multi award winning short ‘Badly Drawn Roy’.