Tesha Crawford, a Netflix worldwide exec who has labored on the likes of The Witcher, Snabba Money and Younger Wallander, has joined Universal International Studios (UIS) to help with its international scripted push.
Crawford has taken on the London-based SVP, World Scripted Sequence position and can give attention to increasing the studio’s scripted slate within the UK and Europe.
Reporting into UIS President Beatrice Springborn and dealing intently with LA-based SVP, World Scripted Sequence Kelsey Stability, she’s going to scout and bundle new tasks, assist expertise and lead the UK-based inventive group.
Crawford has spent the previous six years engaged on worldwide sequence for Netflix throughout a time of non-U.S. progress for the streamer. She was most lately throughout international franchises in London resembling The Witcher and Millarworld and previous to this she led the primary devoted Nordics sequence group, overseeing the likes of Quicksand, Ragnarok, Snabba Money and Younger Wallander. The previous Excellent Leisure exec initially joined Netflix’s Latin America originals group.
Springborn described Crawford as a “pressure,” praising her “distinctive style and eye for figuring out nice international expertise.”
“We’re thrilled to have her be part of the UIS household and sit up for her and Kelsey forging a powerhouse dynamic to carry much more thrilling voices and tales to international audiences,” she added.
Crawford stated: “Beatrice has such a powerful imaginative and prescient for the inventive group that tremendously aligns with what I’ve all the time believed in when making reveals. This can be a distinctive second within the trade, which is evolving globally increasingly every day. In order the studio continues to interrupt floor with its programming and partnerships with international storytellers, I sit up for constructing on its legacy as a house for creators to do their greatest, most modern work with out boundaries.”
UIS, which owns quite a lot of worldwide labels, has been increasing globally, producing the likes of Soo Hugh’s upcoming The Plotters, Channel 4 comedy We Are Woman Components and forthcoming Sky/Peacock adaptation The Day of the Jackal.