FOX Leisure appoints Daniel Weidenfeld and Julia Franz in govt posts
2:00 pm 19/09/2019 By
FOX Leisure has introduced two govt appointments, naming Daniel Weidenfeld as senior vp for Animation, whereas Julia Franz has been tapped as SVP for Comedy. The information was shared by Fox Leisure president Michael Thorn to whom each them will straight report.
Weidenfeld will likely be chargeable for overseeing all animated manufacturing and growth for FOX Leisure and third social gathering platforms, whereas Franz will likely be chargeable for overseeing all comedy manufacturing and growth for the community.
“Each Weidenfeld and Franz are implausible executives with super relationships all through the artistic neighborhood. As FOX Leisure doubles down on our dedication each to live-action and animated comedy, these two executives will play key roles in these initiatives,” commented thorn.
For the previous decade, Weidenfeld has been a author and producer on quite a lot of sequence, together with Grownup Swim’s Lazor Wulf, Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio, China, IL and The Eric Andre Present; TBS’ The Pound Gap; and Netflix’s Set off Warning with Killer Mike. From 2008 to 2010, he was the vp of Content material Improvement, TV & New Media at Generate, LLC.
Franz, however, has served as head of growth for Spectrum Originals, the place she helped launch its first sequence, LA’s Best, and helped develop its first half-hour comedy, the reboot of Mad About You, which is able to premiere later this fall. She started her profession as a artistic govt at Touchstone Tv, which later turned ABC Studios. Franz labored her means up from junior programming govt, to go of comedy growth after which ultimately head of artistic, the place she oversaw comedy and drama growth, in addition to present programming. Among the many sequence she labored on whereas at ABC Studios embody Scrubs, Determined Housewives and Ugly Betty.