Tobi Wilson

Comedy writer Tobi Wilson has most recently worked as a Senior Writer on Cartoon Network’s THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL, now in it’s sixth series, having written across five of them. Tobi was part of the writing team on GUMBALL who won the 2013 and 2016 Children’s BAFTA Award for writing, plus the 2014 and 2017 nomination of the same award, and the Writing Award at the inaugural European Animation Awards. Tobi also wrote the episode ‘The Shell’ which won the Best Children’s Series and the Children’s Choice Award at the British Animation Awards in 2016.

Tobi has written on CBBC’s DANGERMOUSE, and has worked with Nickelodeon UK on the development of a new series, for which he was commissioned to write two scripts. He is lead writer on the new webseries based on the characters of Icelandic lifestyle brand TULIPOP, and has been developing the property for television. He has also recently written on US animated series BRAVEST WARRIORS for Frederator Studios, and UNIKITTY for Warner Bros Animation.

Tobi has been a member of the sketch comedy group Sad Faces since 2006 as both a writer and performer. The group have performed at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival since 2008 and their most recent show, THE DAWN CHORUS, was at The Underbelly in 2015.

He is currently working on new original ideas for animation and live-action.

Credits

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UNTITLED (2018)
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Gigglebug Entertainment
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Commissioned to write a series bible and pilot script for a new animated series
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UNIKITTY Series 2 (2018)
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Warner Bros Animation
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Commissioned to write an 11' animated script
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SPACE CHICKENS IN SPACE (2018)
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Gingerbread Animation/Disney
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Commissioned to co-write an 11' script for new animated series
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BRAVEST WARRIORS (2017)
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Frederator
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Commissioned to write 3 x 11' animated scripts
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DETECTIVE DOT (2017)
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Bright Little Labs Ltd
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Developing a new animated TV series based on the Detective Dot property, which teaches children about coding. Series bible and 11’ script commissioned.
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TULIPOP (2017)
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Tulipop Productions Ltd
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Commissioned to write a series bible for a proposed TV series, episodes for a new animated web series, a theatrical short film script and co-write 2 x 11’ scripts.
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UNTITLED (2016-17)
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Nickelodeon UK
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Commissioned to write 2 x 11’ script and on-going development work for a new series.
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DANGERMOUSE Series 2 (2016)
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CBBC
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Commissioned to write 1 x 11’ episode
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THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL (2014-17)
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Cartoon Network
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Senior Writer on Series 4-6
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ELLIOT FROM EARTH (2015)
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Turner
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Development work on new animated series
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THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL (2012-14)
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Cartoon Network
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Junior Writer on Series 2-3
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KEVINOS AND THE MINI-GODS (2014)
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Very Very Smart Entertainment
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Commissioned to write a pilot episode of a new children’s television show.
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THE NEWS QUIZ (2011)
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BBC Radio 4
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Commissioned to write material for this popular weekly panel show.
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FOUR SAD FACES (2009)
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BBC Radio 4 Extra
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Sketch show co-written with Jack Bernhardt, Tom Crowley and Rachel Lerman.
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PLAY AND RECORD (2008)
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BBC Radio 7
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Commissioned to write sketches for this popular showcase for up-and-coming comedy writer/performers.
TELEVISION
Production Company Notes
UNTITLED (2018) Gigglebug Entertainment Commissioned to write a series bible and pilot script for a new animated series
UNIKITTY Series 2 (2018) Warner Bros Animation Commissioned to write an 11' animated script
SPACE CHICKENS IN SPACE (2018) Gingerbread Animation/Disney Commissioned to co-write an 11' script for new animated series
BRAVEST WARRIORS (2017) Frederator Commissioned to write 3 x 11' animated scripts
DETECTIVE DOT (2017) Bright Little Labs Ltd Developing a new animated TV series based on the Detective Dot property, which teaches children about coding. Series bible and 11’ script commissioned.
TULIPOP (2017) Tulipop Productions Ltd Commissioned to write a series bible for a proposed TV series, episodes for a new animated web series, a theatrical short film script and co-write 2 x 11’ scripts.
UNTITLED (2016-17) Nickelodeon UK Commissioned to write 2 x 11’ script and on-going development work for a new series.
DANGERMOUSE Series 2 (2016) CBBC Commissioned to write 1 x 11’ episode
THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL (2014-17) Cartoon Network Senior Writer on Series 4-6
ELLIOT FROM EARTH (2015) Turner Development work on new animated series
THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL (2012-14) Cartoon Network Junior Writer on Series 2-3
KEVINOS AND THE MINI-GODS (2014) Very Very Smart Entertainment Commissioned to write a pilot episode of a new children’s television show.
RADIO
Production Company Notes
THE NEWS QUIZ (2011) BBC Radio 4 Commissioned to write material for this popular weekly panel show.
FOUR SAD FACES (2009) BBC Radio 4 Extra Sketch show co-written with Jack Bernhardt, Tom Crowley and Rachel Lerman.
PLAY AND RECORD (2008) BBC Radio 7 Commissioned to write sketches for this popular showcase for up-and-coming comedy writer/performers.