Kevin Deters

Emmy® Award winner Kevin Deters is the executive producer of season two of Disney Branded Television’s “Monsters at Work,” inspired by the world of Disney and Pixar’s Academy Award®-winning “Monsters, Inc.”

With over 30 years of experience in the animation industry, Deters spent most of his career at Walt Disney Animation Studios working on such films as “Mulan,” “Tarzan,” “Lilo & Stitch,” “Big Hero 6,” “Brother Bear” and “Chicken Little.” Most recently, he directed “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure.”

Deters made his directorial debut with the 2007 animated short “How to Hook Up Your Home Theater,” starring Goofy. Along with directing partner Stevie Wermers-Skelton, he went on to write and direct the Emmy Award-winning “Prep & Landing,” Walt Disney Animation Studios’ first-ever holiday special. The duo followed up that success with the short “Prep & Landing: Operation: Secret Santa,” which won them a second Emmy Award; the short film “The Ballad of Nessie”; and a second holiday special, “Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice.”

Deters has lent his voice to “Wreck-It Ralph,” “Ralph Breaks the Internet,” “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure” and the three “Prep & Landing” projects. He was also a part of the Walt Disney Animation Studios Story Trust, a leadership roundtable of key contributors who collaborate and share input on all studio projects.

Born and raised in Quincy, Illinois, Deters attended the University of Illinois, where he received his Bachelor of Science in architectural studies. He currently resides in the Los Angeles area with his wife, Sara, three sons and three dogs.