Arthur Barry has been stuck on suctioncups for 30 years. For 25 of those years he was the President and CEO of Presto Galaxy Suction Cups Inc. It was here he created, designed, marketed and distributed over 25 million suction cups per year, making him the King of Suction Cups. 

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Frederick Stroppel is a veteran children’s television writer, having served as the head writer for OSWALD and WOW WOW WUBBZY!, both for Nickelodeon. He was also a co-story editor (with acclaimed Hunger Games novelist Suzanne Collins) on JOJO’S CIRCUS for Playhouse Disney. He has written for A LITTLE CURIOUS (HBO), CLIFFORD’S PUPPY DAYS (PBS), and MR. PIG AND MR. DUCK (Disney) Fred is also an award-winning playwright (Fortune’s Fools, Actor!, The Christmas Spirit) and screenwriter (A Brooklyn State of Mind, Glacier Bay). He is a member of the Dramatists Guild and the Writers Guild of America East.

Maciek Albrecht, Animation Director at MaGiKworld studios, has directed numerous animated shorts for Sesame Workshop, HBO Family, Scholastic, Cartoon Network. Director of two seasons of “ TROUBLES THE CAT” Creator of Classical Baby, a DVD series on ART MUSIC, DANCE and POETRY. He directed shorts for other HBO Specials: "HOW Do YOU SPELL GOD?" and “GOOD NIGHT MOON AND OTHER SLEEPY STORIES” TWA'S THE NIGHT, TROUGH THE CHILD’s EYES / September 11, A FAMILY IS A FAMILY A ROSIE O'DONNELL CELEBRATION, A CHILD’S GARDEN OF POETRY Maciek’s films have won awards worldwide including ASIFA EAST, Telly, Peabody, ADDY and 4 Emmys awards.

As Head Writer (70plus episodes) and lyricist for Nick Jr.’s LazyTown, Mark Valenti helped to propel that show to its #1 rating debut. He also served as Story Editor for Nickelodeon’s bloc of animated shows including Rugrats, Catdog, Hey Arnold, and The Wild Thornberrys. He has created content for numerous Nickelodeon ancillary products, including computer games, books, commercials, promotional materials and song lyrics. He has also written for Back to the Future, Olivia, Gaspard and Lisa, Totally Spies, and My Friends Tigger and Pooh.

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JACK ENYART (Writer) is a well-known cartoon writer, art director and voiceover artist. His credits include Looney Tunes, Duck Tales, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, Pink Panther, Johnny Bravo and more.

BILL ALGER (Artist) is a Brooklyn based cartoonist. Clients have included Cartoon Network, Scholastic Books, DC Comics, Nickelodeon Magazine, Image Comics, Disney Adventures Magazine, Reader's Digest Books, Golden Books, Paradox Press and zillions of others. 

Bill is currently working on his breakthrough graphic novel Homeboy. 


Robert Bandel is a designer and storyboard artist with 12 years experience in the animation industry. He has worked on Courage the Cowardly Dog, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Robotomy, Team Umizoomi, and Bubble Guppies. He works and lives in the NY city area.