Blackfin will focus on producing original, character-driven docu-series and sports related content for cable and digital networks, Geno McDermott and Joanne Inglott said today. McDermott will serve as CEO with Inglott as Partner and Executive Producer for current programming. Alexa Conway also is on board as partner and Executive in Charge of Production. McDermott most recently served as creator and executive producer of Cold River Cash for Animal Planet. Previously, he had an overall deal with Zodiak New York where he created, developed and sold straight-to-series a yet to be announced NatGeo docu-series. McDermott has produced character-driven programming for History, Discovery, Nat Geo, Esquire, and Food Network.
Inglott was formerly an in-house executive producer at Zodiak New York where she started as a director for ABC’s Wife Swap. She went on to executive produce and serve as showrunner for three seasons of truTV’s All Worked Up and Lizard Lick Towing, which she created. Conway began her career at CBS Sports Network before moving to Red Line Films in 2008. Her most recent line producing credits include Bamazon, Deadly Sins, and Hook, Line And Dinner. Blackfin is represented by WME.
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