Carl Reed


Carl Reed

Chief Creative Officer and President of Lion Forge Animation

Carl Reed is the Chief Creative Officer and President of Lion Forge Animation. His career includes 20 years in media creation. Over the course of his career, Carl has worked with high-profile clients to produce a variety of different types of content, from comic books to broadcast animated series, toys and video games. He has worked with clients such as Disney, MTV, Spin Master Toys, Global TV (Canada), Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and more.

Alongside founder David Steward II, Carl co-founded Lion Forge Comics in 2011, with a focus on leading creative operations. Some of his many roles at Lion Forge have included overseeing editorial and production; establishing and serving as president of the B2B services sister company, Lion Forge Labs; and his current role leading the efforts of the newly created company, Lion Forge Animation (LFA).

In his role at Lion Forge Animation, Carl jointly oversees the studio's film, television and digital units. He directs LFA's robust production and distribution practices as well as establishes and cultivates relationships with key creators and industry partners.