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Warner Bros. Animation & Cartoon Network Studios Panel

Private Event

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Location: Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

From Kung Fu Panda to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Rick and Morty and now HBO Max's highly anticipated animated epic Batman Azteca: Choque de Imperios. Join us to discuss Director Juan Meza-Leon's career and trajectory in animation.


Jen Hurler

Jen Hurler is a Dominican American animation writer and producer currently working at Warner Brothers Animation and Cartoon Network Studios as a creative production assistant. There she assists studio president Sam Register with development and production materials. Prior, she worked at Blue Sky Studios, contributing to films such as The Peanuts Movie, Ferdinand and Nimona. She has also written for


Juan Meza

Juan Meza-Leon is a self-taught artist who began his career at Fox Baja Studios as a production assistant. He moved to the United States to pursue a career in animation, beginning as a story artist on several animated shows for Warner Bros. Animation, Nickelodeon, Bento Box, Disney and Hasbro. He's directed Kung Fu Panda, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and worked on Adult Swim hit series, Rick and Morty for three seasons. He is currently working on the animated epic Batman Azteca: Choque de Imperios, an original animated feature-length film, produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Anima Estudios, and Chatrone.

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