Nathanson will be providing legal and business affairs support to both the production crew and the corporate team across the Thunderbird Group.
She was director of business and legal affairs at DHX and brings with her more than 12 years of experience in entertainment law, both in private practice and in-house.
The exec has worked on a range of productions including Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and the My Little Pony TV series.
Jennifer Twiner McCarron, who was recently appointed CEO of Thunderbird, said: “We are thrilled to have Sarah join our team at Thunderbird. Sarah’s experience, expertise and unsurpassed knowledge of the industry is second to none. Additionally, Sarah’s wonderful leadership skills make her a tremendous addition to our team.”
Thunderbird’s most recent projects include Blade Runner 2049 film starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford, Canadian comedy Kim’s Convenience, Heavy Rescue: 401 and the animated Netflix original series Beat Bugs (pictured).