Corus Entertainment’s world-leading children’s animated content producer and distributor Nelvana has appointed Brandon Lane as Development Producer, to help shepherd its rapidly growing library of exceptional kids’ content. Under the leadership of Head of Development Athena Georgaklis, Lane will oversee the creative vision of certain development properties and create training programs to elevate the skills of Nelvana’s in-house storytellers.
“We are delighted to welcome Brandon as Development Producer on the Nelvana team,” said Georgaklis. “Given our commanding position within the international kids’ entertainment space, and our flourishing development slate, this new addition to the team will allow the company to expand production, co-production and partnerships in the year ahead.”
Daytime Emmy Award nominee and five-time Canadian Comedy Award nominee Brandon Lane brings 10 years of experience in kids’ entertainment to his new post, having served as a showrunner, director, screenwriter and producer on top series. Lane was Production Executive for Corus Kids on top-rated shows including Cupcake & Dino: General Services, Hotel Transylvania: The Series, Esme & Roy and Inspector Gadget.
Prior to Corus, Lane was Development Executive and Associate Creative Producer at 9 Story Media Group, where he oversaw development and creative production of YTV’s treasure hunt game show Cache Craze and animated comedy Numb Chucks.
In his spare time, Lane teaches a Children’s Media post-graduate program at Centennial College.