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Nelvana Names Head of Development

Corus Entertainment has named Athena Georgaklis as its head of development for Nelvana.

April 6, 2018

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Corus Entertainment has named Athena Georgaklis as its head of development for Nelvana.

In her new position, Georgaklis will lead the acquisition rights and the development of all original content for the studio. She will also help drive its Enterprise division through distribution and licensing activity, as well as provide content for Corus’ suit of kids’ channels.

Previously, Georgaklis oversaw all original productions for Corus’ Teletoon network, supervising the development and production of Canadian content in both English and French.

“We are delighted to welcome Athena to this role,” says Scott Dyer, president, Nelvana. “Athena joins our team with an exceptional international reputation built on her keen eye for animation and her breadth of knowledge and experience in the industry.”

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