Renowned Producer Jane Steventon Joins Awesome Media & Entertainment as Development Producer for UK Scripted Content | The Fan Carpet

Renowned Producer Jane Steventon Joins Awesome Media & Entertainment as Development Producer for UK Scripted Content


02 July 2018

The Story of Tracy Beaker and Hollyoaks Later Producer joins the London- based company to work across both children’s and adult UK scripted content

Steventon joins Awesome with a wealth of industry experience having produced iconic kids’ television series The Story of Tracy Beaker and the film Tracy Beaker's 'The Movie of Me', as well as producing popular UK dramas Hollyoaks Later and Casualty.

Steventon will be working directly with Norton across the company growing development slate of both original and adapted IP.

Steventon will lead Awesome’s adaptation of the literary novel ‘The Last Wave’ together with ex-BBC Studios executive Fraser Robinson and develop television adaptations of Awesome’s best-selling book series ‘Princess Ponies’ and ‘MetaWars.’

 

 

Awesome Media & Entertainment Ltd. (Awesome), the creative content company founded by writer-producer Jeff Norton, has hired Jane Steventon as Producer to work across UK scripted, focusing on both children’s and adult content.

Steventon joins Awesome with a wealth of industry experience having produced iconic kids’ television series The Story of Tracy Beaker and the film Tracy Beaker's 'The Movie of Me', as well as producing popular UK dramas Hollyoaks Later and Casualty. Steventon will be working directly with Norton across the company growing development slate of both original and adapted IP.

Steventon will lead Awesome’s adaptation of the literary novel ‘The Last Wave’ together with ex-BBC Studios executive Fraser Robinson and develop television adaptations of Awesome’s best-selling book series ‘Princess Ponies’ and ‘MetaWars.’

The appointment marks Awesome’s first since taking investment from global content company Kew Media Group. With Kew’s backing, Awesome is ramping up its scripted development both in the UK and internationally.

Jeff Norton, founder of Awesome and writer-producer said “We are thrilled to welcome Jane on board as we begin to expand our slate of scripted output. Jane’s knowledge of producing within the UK scripted landscape cross both kids and adult content will be invaluable during this next stage of growth for Awesome.”

Steventon added “I am thrilled to be working with Jeff as Awesome continues to expand and take on exciting content in the children’s and adult scripted space. I’m looking forward to collaborating with partners in the international arena and can’t wait to get started.”

About Awesome Media & Entertainment
Awesome Media & Entertainment (‘Awesome’) is a creative content company dedicated to the creation of compelling characters, engaging stories, and immersive worlds. Founded in 2010, Awesome began as the intellectual property vehicle for author Jeff Norton’s novels and creations, publishing over 25 novels with major publishers, and is now developing television adaptations of its books with best-in-class production partners and originating high-end drama. Kew Media Group became a shareholder of Awesome earlier in 2018.

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