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Steven Hein, most recently Legendary Digital Networks’ head of programming and production, has joined NBC as senior VP of digital content.
In his new role at NBC, Hein will oversee development and production of digital-native content across platforms. The slate includes projects such as the Snapchat shows for “World of Dance” and “The Voice” and digital extensions for NBC’s fall 2017 lineup, including the return of “Will & Grace” and season two of “This Is Us.”
“Steven brings a wealth of experience developing and producing world class digital content in today’s rapidly evolving television landscape,” Hayes said in a statement. “He will be instrumental in helping grow our multiplatform presence and advance our digital strategy.”
At Legendary Digital, Hein supervised video content for multiplatform media companies such as Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, and Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls. He also was part of the team that »
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Exclusive: Two productions from Redeeming Features on sales company’s Cannes slate.
Caroline Couret-Delègue’s UK sales outfit Truffle Pictures is launching two films at Cannes from production outfit Redeeming Features, the new venture from ex-Metrodome MD Jezz Vernon and Nate Wiseman.
Documentary Ten Count, which is in post-production, is a feature about the stigma of mental health issues among sports stars.
The film follows ex-Premier League footballer and now professional boxer Leon McKenzie [pictured] as he challenges the sports industry to let athletes open up about their psychological struggles in an industry that is fixated on physical performance.
The doc features interviews with ex-pro sports stars including former boxer Frank Bruno. Junior Foster directed, Wiseman and Vernon produced.
Supernatural horror The Heiress focuses on the centuries old conflict between religion and science. The story follows two cousins who are haunted by a female entity. Chris Bell directs with Vernon and Wiseman producing alongside Danny Prescott. The film is »
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