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Aaron Simpson

Aaron Simpson

AARON SIMPSON is the Founder of Cold Hard Flash (, a popular news and entertainment site focusing on the rapidly expanding universe of Flash animation. Animation Magazine called the site “one of the 13 platforms reshaping our world.”

Simpson is an Emmy-nominated Producer of “Coconut Fred’s Fruit Salad Island,” a Flash-animated series that aired on Kids’WB! in 2005. In addition, at Warner Bros., he produced over a dozen development shorts while producing the “Johnny Test” pilot for the 2005-2006 season. Prior to Warner Bros., Simpson was Senior Producer of Original Content at Sony, where he helped architect a forward-thinking entertainment portal, Screenblast. Also, in 2006 and 2007, Simpson held the title of Vice President, Animation & Development at JibJab Media.

Simpson recently produced the development pilot for Comedy Central’s animated series Gay Robot. As a sought-after animation consultant, his client list has included Nickelodeon, Animax Entertainment, Mondo Media, Six Point Harness and Sony Pictures TV Animation.

In 2005, Aaron was a judge at KOCCA’s Star Project Awards in Seoul, and he has presented at SXSW, Digital Hollywood, Flashforward and FITC Hollywood. In September 2006, he was featured in the Flash Tenth Anniversary online video presentation at, and more recently Simpson was nominated to chairman of the board for the upcoming 2010 Platform International Animation Festival, which is now the biggest animation event in the United States.

Join Aaron at CTN-X where he will be speaking on a subject TBA.
CTN Member Aaron Simpson


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