Whizz Kid Entertainment appoints Steven D Wright as Creative Director
Whizz Kid Entertainment is delighted to announce that Steven D. Wright is joining the company as Creative Director from February 4th 2013.
Recently named by Variety magazine as ‘one of the top 25 names in entertainment’, Steven D Wright has been in TV for 20 years and has several hundred prime-time programmes to his credit.
Steven was Creative Director of Shine Entertainment for six years and during that time was responsible for programmes including ‘The Story of Light Entertainment’ for BBC2, ‘The Truth About Take That’ and the ‘Modern Day Morality Tale’ for Channel 4. Prior to this Steven was Commissioning Editor of Factual Entertainment for Channel 4 before setting up Carbon Media under the ITV Studios umbrella. Steven is joining Whizz Kid Entertainment from JA Digital where he most recently delivered ’50 Shocking Facts About Diet and Exercise’ for Channel 5.
Steven will be reporting jointly to CEO Malcolm Gerrie and MD Lisa Chapman.
Notes to Editors:
Whizz Kid Entertainment was launched in 2006 and is owned jointly by Ingenious Media Active Capital Limited (IMAC) and former Initial founder and CEO Malcolm Gerrie.
The company produces a range of innovative, high-quality programmes specialising in formatted, prime-time entertainment, live events, music, digital and arts programming.
Production highlights include: Let’s Dance for Comic/Sport Relief (BBC1), the EE British Academy Film Awards (BBC1 and BBC3), BAFTA TV Awards (BBC One), Being… N-Dubz (Channel 4), Camp Bestival and Bestival 3D (Sky Arts / Sky 3D), The Nokia Green Room (Channel 4), U2 360 Live On YouTube (YouTube, Sky1HD), Stand Up To Cancer (Channel 4), The Moonlight Signing of Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows (Bloomsbury Publishing on-line), Happy Birthday Elton (ITV), George Michael the Road to Wembley (Channel 4) Jools Holland: My Life In Music (BBC2), Titanic: A Commemoration In Music & Film (BBC2) and The Turner Prize (Channel 4).
For further information please visit:
www.whizzkid.tv or contact:
Tracey Lloyd: General Manager, Whizz Kid Entertainment
Tel: + 44 20 7440 2550 or + 44 7841 997682