Optomen & Jane Street sign copro deal

All3Media’s Optomen Productions has signed a coproduction deal with veteran producer Donna MacLetchie and her prodco, Jane Street Entertainment.

Donna MacLetchieUnder the deal, MacLetchie (pictured) will create, develop and produce unscripted programming with a focus on formats to be coproduced with Optomen in the US as well as internationally.

MacLetchie and her team will be based out of Optomen’s New York office, and work with Maria Silver, president of Optomen, as well as Ricky Kelehar, senior VP of development.

Silver along with MacLetchie will serve as executive producers on all series.

“Donna is a tour de force — an infectious ball of energy with a stellar reputation for creating and packaging formats tailor-made to networks and their respective brands,” said Silver. “Our production infrastructure provides a perfect fit for her creative muscle and showrunner talent.”

MacLetchie added: “It’s a producer’s dream to have a prolific and international powerhouse like Optomen to funnel projects through. This partnership provides Jane Street the rare freedom to focus purely on creative, which will allow us to extend our development bandwidth exponentially.”

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