HALIFAX, NS – DHX Media has introduced the promotion of Stephanie Betts to govt vp, content material. She will probably be liable for improvement and manufacturing of authentic animated content material, and can report back to the corporate’s president, Josh Scherba Moreover, Todd Brian has joined the staff within the newly created position of director of improvement, animation, and can report back to Betts.
Scherba commented, “We’re producing a tremendous slate of authentic content material for the world’s prime streaming platforms and broadcasters, and our improvement pipeline is wealthy with thrilling new initiatives. Stephanie has been integral to the DHX Media story for a few years, and as we enhance our give attention to high-quality authentic content material, her imaginative and prescient and experience in improvement and manufacturing make her a super chief for our gifted content material staff.”
“I’m excited to proceed discovering new approaches to growing our evergreen manufacturers for a recent youngsters and household viewers, whereas increasing our slate of authentic content material by collaborating with the artistic group to develop concepts into the following large world franchises,” added Betts.
Betts has years of expertise in youngsters’ and household content material, fostering, managing and increasing DHX Media’s animated content material slate. Her experience lies in constructing robust, creatively pushed groups, and in growing collection that children love. Drawing on greater than a 16 years’ expertise growing and producing award-winning collection, Betts has spearheaded quite a few DHX exhibits, together with new Peanuts content material, Strawberry Shortcake, Cloudy with a Likelihood of Meatballs, Inspector Gadget, Teletubbies, Polly Pocket, and Chip and Potato. Earlier than becoming a member of DHX, Betts labored as a producer and improvement govt at Breakthrough Movies and Tv, and Atomic Cartoons.
A graduate of Ryerson College’s Movie Research program and the Canadian Movie Centre, Brian has developed years of robust trade relationships whereas working in numerous senior artistic positions on each animation and live-action productions. He has hung out at Corus Leisure as a manufacturing govt/Corus Youngsters (YTV; Teletoon; Treehouse), the place he oversaw the event and manufacturing of a slate of initiatives. He additionally served as improvement govt/youngsters & household at Toronto-based Marblemedia; senior author on the Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC); and has a number of credit as a author/story editor starting from preschool to tween/household co-view programming.
Supply: DHX Media