Fullscreen Hires MTV, AwesomenessTV Execs as Content Chief Michael Goldfine Exits
September 3, 2015 - Finding Carter
Fullscreen has hired ex-MTV Networks exec Polly Auritt and Katy Chen, formerly executive of growth during AwesomenessTV, to conduct adult a multichannel network’s artistic groups with a depart of arch calm officer Michael Goldfine.
Auritt will be VP of scripted calm and Katy Chen is VP of unscripted development.
“We’re anxious to acquire Polly and Katy to a team,” Fullscreen owner and CEO George Strompolos pronounced in a statement. “They’ve worked with extraordinary immature talent and have a ideal brew of knowledge to favour fresh, creator-driven calm for a Fullscreen audience.”
Goldfine, who assimilated Fullscreen in Oct 2014, is exiting his purpose as arch calm officer. But a association repute pronounced a MCN is “absolutely still operative with him” in a producing capacity. Before fasten Fullscreen, Goldfine was owner of digital-media organisation RockStream Studios, whose projects enclosed underline film “Camp Takota,” starring YouTube creators Hannah Hart, Mamrie Hart and Grace Helbig.
As MTVN’s VP of scripted development, Auritt grown projects including “Scream,” “Faking It,” “Finding Carter,” “Eye Candy,” “Happyland,” “I Just Want My Pants Back,” “Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous” and “The Shannara Chronicles.” Prior to fasten MTV in 2010, she was a growth executive during Alloy Entertainment.
At AwesomenessTV, Chen grown and also served as executive producer on shows including “The Social Life With Amanda Steele” and branded array “Life’s S.o. R.a.d.,” now in a third season. She also worked as a promote TV publisher and documentary filmmaker before apropos a non-scripted radio producer, author and director. Chen has worked on TV shows for Travel Channel, Style, PBS, NBC, E!, CNN and ABC, including a Alphabet’s “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette.”
Fullsceen was acquired final year by Otter Media, a corner try of Chernin Group and ATT.