Jason Tammemägi is best known for his preschool children’s television work, creating and driving enriching content that is enjoyed across the globe. Positive entertainment with a fun spark that speaks to children and parents everywhere. Jason is Producer at Cartoon Saloon.
A writer/director/producer of children’s content, he has written four children’s theatrical feature films, written 150 episodes of kids’ television, directed well over 200 and has been showrunner on four series with more than 20,years experience in the business. Previously, Jason was the Creative Director of Mooshku for 7 years and Creative Director at Geronimo Productions for 13 years, where he shaped the creative vision of the studios, forming and refining the production methods and systems needed to make top-quality content on a tight budget.
Jason takes concepts from the blank page all the way to screen and beyond – creating, designing, building production systems, managing studio methods and leading artistic teams.
Jason’s first preschool show, Fluffy Gardens, launched on RTE in Ireland, Cartoonito in the UK and ABC in Australia and then sold to over 100 countries worldwide. Planet Cosmo sold to RTE in Ireland, YLE in Finland and Canal Panda in Portugal. Jason created, wrote and directed both shows in their entirety, as well as voicing ‘Dad’ in Planet Cosmo. His first children’s gaming app, Dino Dog, was published by StoryToys to critical acclaim.
His other children’s work includes Roobarb & Custard Too, the follow-up to the 1974 cult classic starring the wonderful Richard Briers, animated drama Ballybraddan and Punky, the ground-breaking preschool about a little girl with Down syndrome. Jason script edited animated preschool hit Nelly & Nora. Recently, Jason wrote two Gråtass children’s theatrical feature films, two hit Karsten og Petra theatrical feature films and a 20 episode Karsten og Petra series. He created, wrote and directed Mooshku’s own Trufax Tot Cop for Nickelodeon, wrote on The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill, directed Pinkalicious & Peteriffic and had been consulting for third parties on development. Now, Jason is a producer at Cartoon Saloon, working across development and on productions.
Jason strives for content that entertains, enriches and works with parents.
He is also the co-creator of two wonderful kids.