Jim Ballantine started in production on The Little Mermaid in 1987 and later became a producer in feature animation development at Disney. From 1992-1995 Jim worked as producer on Nickelodeon’s cult classic The Ren & Stimpy Show. The series was nominated for two Emmy Awards. He went on to produce Brother Bear 2 and Bambi II for Disney. After stints in Paris and Jerusalem, Jim became Managing Director of Flying Bark Productions in 2010. During his tenure the amazing team at Flying Bark has produced wonderful films like Santa’s Apprentice and The Maya the Bee Movie and created television series for the ABC, Seven Network, Nine Network and Network Ten.

Accolades

Barbara Stephen and Jim Ballantine and Deane Taylor and Alexs Stadermann and Noel Cleary and Alex Weight
Best Animated Film, 2015

Blinky Bill The Movie

Best Animated Film, 2015

Blinky Bill The Movie

Blinky Bill is a little koala with a big imagination. An adventurer at heart, he dreams of leaving the little town of Green Patch and…

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Films

Blinky Bill The Movie
2015

Blinky Bill The Movie

Australia, India, Ireland
2015

Blinky Bill The Movie

Blinky Bill is a little koala with a big imagination. An adventurer at heart, he dreams of leaving the little town of Green Patch and…

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