Mike Polis

Head of Development, Children & Family

Michael Polis works with Pukeko Pictures on the company’s children’s and family entertainment portfolio, developing content to secure broadcast and co-production deals for new and pre-existing Pukeko Pictures’ properties. In addition, he has a first look deal with Pukeko Pictures through his Los Angeles based Atomic Toybox Entertainment production company for the development of new children’s television projects for the global marketplace.

With significant expertise in production, marketing, licensing and property development, he has created content for some of the world’s most celebrated brands.  He was the former CEO of Wildbrain Entertainment and has served as a senior executive in various capacities at The Jim Henson Company, Universal Studios, DHX and Kraft.  With 4 Emmy Award nominations, he has served as Executive Producer on global properties including Yo Gabba Gabba! for Nickelodeon, The Muppets for Sony as well as several projects for HBO, Disney and Mattel.