Animation house Factory has appointed Zoë Bamsey to the newly created role of Chief Content Officer.
In the new role, Bamsey will help to drive the animation studio’s expansion into creating its own content and properties.
She joins Factory from Coolabi Group where she held the role of Director of Production and Development with responsibility for sales, production, funding and development of all programming including preschool series Poppy Cat, the new series of The Clangers and more recently, Scream Street. Prior to Coolabi, she held various roles at the Walt Disney Company including Executive Director of Programming and Director of Worldwide Programming Strategy.
Phil Chalk, Chief Executive Officer, Factory said: “Zoë has an undeniable track record in children’s entertainment and is the perfect person to help us achieve our ambitious growth goals. Zoë stands for creative excellence and will be an ideal global ambassador for our studio.”
Zoë Bamsey said: “I have greatly respected Factory as a partner, and their admirable formula of carefully curating unique and engaging properties and infusing them with creative passion and energy. I am excited to now be on board as a part of this great team to help them realise the tremendous opportunity of growing the company with an enhanced portfolio which will thrill and engage audiences globally.”
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