STEVEN HAHN

Bio & Credits


Steven Hahn has founded and run major animation studios both in Seoul and Los Angeles and worked as a producer and director of animated feature and television productions. His executive experience and production background in US and Korea has given him a unique global expertise in the fields of animated television, animated features, VFX , stereoscopic 3-D animation production, animation studio management, and executive coordination between US and international TV networks and major studios. He is currently developing Little Santa, a 3-D stereoscopic CG animated feature project.

VFX PRODUCING

2007 thru 2008, Executive VFX Producer for Forbidden Kingdom (Lionsgate; Producers: Raffaella de Laurentis, Casey Silver; Director: Rob Minkoff). Established and managed three VFX & CG companies in Seoul to deliver premium quality VFX shots.

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM PRODUCING & DIRECTING

2004 thru 2006, worked as animation producer for Del Mar Entertainment Group developing theatrical animation projects.

Produced & directed Starchaser, the first 3-D (stereoscopic) theatrical animated feature film released through Atlantic Releasing in over one thousand theaters in the US.   Co-Produced: The Chipmunk Adventure (Samuel Goldwyn).

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM EXECUTIVE PRODUCING

2003 thru 2004, developed First Pets, a theatrical CGI animation project with Roy Disney of Walt Disney Studios as Disney acquisition project for the world-wide release.

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

Care Bears (Samuel Goldwyn), Fire And Ice (Fox), American Pop (Columbia), Lord Of The Rings (United Artists), Wizard (Fox), Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (Disney Feature Title).

ANIMATED TV SERIES PRODUCING

Little Dracula (Fox Kids Network), Dino Riders (Syndication), Dixie’s Dinner special (Syndication).

ANIMATED TV SERIES PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

Alvin & Chipmunks (NBC), Mr.T (NBC), Droids (ABC), Punky Brewster (NBC), Chuck Norris Karate Commandos (synd), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (CBS), My Pet Monster (NBC), The Care Bears (synd), Ultracross (synd), Silverhawks (synd), Dennis the Menace (synd), Peter Pan (synd), The Miracle of Jesus (Home Video series), Thundercats (synd), Buzz Light Year (Disney TV), Little Engine (Universal), Thanksgiving Dreams (Nickelodeon), Computer Warriors (Mattel), The Real Ghostbusters (ABC).

ANIMATED TV SPECIALS PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

Dixie’s Dinner (synd), Bitsy Bear (CBS), P.J. Sparkles (Mattel), Cabbage Patch Kids First Christmas (Ruby Spears), Strawberry Shortcake Meets the Berrykins (Nelvana), Chipmunk Valentine (Ruby Spears), Yogi’s Christmas (Hanna Barbera), The Pink Panther (DePatie-Freleng), Dennis the Menace—May Day for Mother (DePatie-Freleng), Daffy Duck (Special), Spider-Woman (Marvel), Where Do Teenagers Come From? (DePatie Freleng), Mighty Mouse (Special), Flash Gordon (Filmation), Little Engine (Universal), Thanksgiving Dreams (Nickelodeon), Computer Warriors (Mattel),  Computer Warriors (Mattel).

[French Productions] Costa, Sharkey and George (Label 35), Moi Renart (Canal+), Clementine (Antenne-2), Blue L’Enfant De La Terre (IDDH Antenne 2).

ANIMATION STUDIO MANAGEMENT

Pioneered US animation production in Korea by founding and managing Hanho Animation Studios in Korea with 500+ production staff to do U.S. TV network animated series and theatrical feature films. Guided Hanho to become the world’s leading television animation studio for over two decades. Television clients included ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox Kids. Feature animation clients included Columbia and 20th Century Fox.

AWARDS

2006 Special Grand Prix Award bestowed at SICAF (Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival), awarded by the Korean government for outstanding contribution to the Korean Animation Industry.

EDUCATION

Graduated from San Diego State University with a B.A. degree in Television & Film Production. Attended graduate film courses at USC.

 

 

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