|Known For:||"Happy Tree Friends"|
"Thugs on Film"
"The God & Devil Show"
Kenn Navarro is a Filipino American animator known for creating the popular internet cartoon Happy Tree Friends.
Kenn Navarro was born and raised Manila, Philippines.
After graduating with a BA in Industrial Design with an emphasis in Animation from San Francisco State University, Kenn worked on some independent music videos and small time animation projects at 6'2 Studios in Larkspur, California. Kenn joined Mondo Mini Shows in 1998, when the company was expanding into a full-fledged studio that created and distributed original online content. After working on several video game projects, Kenn was given the opportunity to work as an animator on Mondo Media's Internet shows like "The God & Devil Show," "Thugs on Film," and "Like, News."
Happy Tree Friends
- Main article: Happy Tree Friends
Later he partnered with friends Rhode Montijo and Aubrey Ankrum to create the very popular internet cartoon Happy Tree Friends. which debuted on the internet in the year 2000 on the website Pop.com.
Happy Tree Friends was expected to be simply another one of Mondo Media's animated shows which would usually last about 10 to 20 episodes but Happy Tree Friends surpassed everyones expectations when it became one of the most watched shows on the Internet and was later picked up by MTV International which agreed to broadcast webisodes of the show in Europe, Asia and Latin America. After millions of DVDs of the internet episodes were sold, cable channel G4 picked up the series for 13 TV episodes episodes of the show.
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