Silvergate makes three key promotions within Hilda’s Production Team

Nov 19, 2021

LONDON, UK – November 19th, 2021 – Silvergate Media (Silvergate) has made a hattrick of promotions within the Creative Content Team working on Hilda – the second season of which has been streaming on Netflix since December 2020. Bryan Korn has been promoted to Co-Executive Producer, Hilda and VP, Creative Content, Emerald Wright-Collie has been promoted to Series Producer, Hilda and Director of Creative Content whilst Monique Simmon has been promoted to Associate Producer, Hilda and Manager of Creative Content at Silvergate Media.

Kurt Mueller, Executive Vice President, Creative Content commented:
“This team’s outstanding efforts have helped to build Hilda into a critically acclaimed and multi award-winning franchise and contribute to Silvergate’s continued reputation for creating original high-quality kids programming.  We look forward to seeing the development of Hilda Series 3 and to other new projects which form part of Silvergate’s largest ever development slate.”

Bryan Korn was part of the original team that secured the rights to Hilda from Luke Pearson and publishers Nobrow, and he has won Annies and an Emmy as Hilda’s series producer. In addition to his work on Hilda, Bryan has also contributed to other Silvergate productions Octonauts, Chico Bon Bon, and The Creature Cases. In his new role, Bryan will Co-Executive Produce the third and final season of Hilda alongside Kurt Mueller.

Emerald Wright-Collie arrived at Silvergate from the New York International Children’s Film Festival where she had developed an eye for quality animation and storytelling, skills that have greatly informed her work on Hilda Season 2 and Hilda and the Mountain King movie.  Emerald will act as Series Producer for Hilda Season 3.  Emerald has also championed the development of VAMOS into an animated series, currently in development at Silvergate.  

Monique Simmon has been promoted to Hilda’s Associate Producer in recognition of her work coordinating across the three production lines of the show as well as Manager, Creative Content Silvergate. In this role, Monique will act as Associate Producer, Hilda Season 3 and continue to contribute to Silvergate’s burgeoning development slate. 

Silvergate partnered with Luke Pearson and Mercury Filmworks to co-produce Hilda which first debuted on Netflix to great acclaim in September 2018. Season 2 was released on December 14th 2020, delivering fresh adventures for the fearless blue-haired heroine as she delves deeper into the vast magical wilderness of Trolberg. The Hilda series have won numerous accolades to date including multiple Annies, a BAFTA and a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Animated Series earlier this year.  An extended movie special, Hilda and the Mountain King, will premiere on Netflix later this year.