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 Disney’s SPACE CHICKENS IN SPACE. He was lead writer on the new webseries based on the characters of Icelandic lifestyle brand TULIPOP, and developed the property for television. He has also recently written on US animated series BRAVEST WARRIORS for Frederator Studios, and UNIKITTY for Warner Bros Animation. He is currently developing an original animated series idea with a major US Studio. He has also recently developed new projects for Jellyfish Animation, Gigglebug Entertainment, Disney EMEA, Nickelodeon International and Coolabi Productions.
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.