The Jim Henson Firm has employed Kerry Novick as Vice President of World Distribution.
From the official press launch:
Seasoned distribution govt Kerry has joined The Jim Henson Firm as Vice President of World Distribution. Novick oversees the gross sales and distribution of the Firm’s in depth library of each traditional titles like Sid the Science Child, Pajanimals, and Farscape, and new properties together with Phrase Social gathering, Splash and Bubbles, and Dot. She additionally handles alternatives and potential partnerships concerning co-production and co-financing of movie and tv tasks. The announcement was made by Chris Lytton, President and COO, to whom Novick immediately experiences.
”Kerry’s in depth information of the kids’s media panorama and the intricacies of its worldwide viewers makes her a worthwhile addition to our group and uniquely certified to carry The Jim Henson Firm’s iconic library of titles to viewers throughout the globe,” stated Lytton.
“Whereas we’re experiencing a dynamic change in the way in which media is being delivered and consumed, the one factor that has remained fixed is the worldwide demand for high quality leisure with memorable characters and well-crafted storytelling, an indicator of The Jim Henson Firm’s productions,” stated Novick. “My speedy goal is to additional increase our content material’s presence to new international locations and throughout the apps and digital platforms that children worldwide proceed emigrate to on this streaming panorama.”
Earlier than becoming a member of The Jim Henson Firm, Novick served as SVP of World Gross sales and Co-Productions at Sparky Animation and SVP of World Enterprise Improvement at Kidtagious Leisure. She was additionally the President of Small Display Distribution, specializing in gross sales and distribution of enormous western properties to the Asian-Pacific area together with Henson properties Sid the Science Child and Dinosaur Practice. Novick additionally served because the Director of Worldwide TV for Asia and the Americas at Sesame Workshop.