August 8, 2016
By Megan Khaw
Toronto, Canda– Corus Entertainment has appointed Athena Georgaklis to the role of Head of Development for Nelvana. Georgaklis, a highly respected animation executive, will lead the acquisition of rights and the development of all original content for Nelvana, working with the studio’s producers, creators, and talent around the world.
Georgaklis assumes her role effective immediately, reporting in to Scott Dyer, President of Nelvana, and working closely with the recently appointed Pam Westman, Head of Nelvana Enterprises. Her development work will fuel Nelvana’s animation studio, drive its Enterprise division through distribution and licensing activity, and continue to provide premium content for Corus’ suite of leading kids’ channels.