The Creator: Keith Chapman
Keith Chapman is a multi award-winning British television writer and producer, best known as the creator of two of the most popular preschool shows, Paw Patrol and Bob the Builder.
Currently developing and producing several TV and movie projects for production, entertainment and toy companies around the world. Chapman’s latest preschool shows are Mighty Express, produced for Netflix by Spin Master Entertainment, and Jonny Jetboy, currently in production and due in 2023.
His environmentally themed family movie, Ozi, supported by Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Productions and animated by Mikros Paris, with voice talents including Laura Dern, Donald Sutherland, Djimon Hounsou, Ru Paul and Amandla Stenberg. Ozi will be ready to screen in 2024.
Chapman’s creations have generated global sales of US$19 billion to date.
Chapman received an Honorary Doctorate from Norwich University of the Arts in 2009 and was presented with an Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award at the UK Licensing Awards in 2018.