‘Top Chef’ firm Magical Elves hires Burning Bright’s factual chief

Dan Goldsack

Magical Elves, the Tinopolis-owned firm behind Bravo’s Top Chef and Netflix’s Nailed It!, has hired Dan Goldsack as EVP of development.

Goldsack will head up the development team, oversee all development across the company and report directly to co-CEOs Jo Sharon and Casey Kriley.

He joins having been head of factual entertainment at Burning Bright, where he led worked on shows including Joanna Lumley’s Home Sweet Home for ITV and When Ruby Wax Met… for the BBC.

Prior to that, he was head of development & executive producer for fellow Tinopolis firm Mentorn, where he developed reality and docuseries including An Idiot Abroad and Katie: My Beautiful Face.

Magical Elves co-CEOs Sharon and Kriley said: “With [Goldsack’s] prolific track record and expertise in developing nonfiction content that leaves a lasting impact on viewers, we are privileged to welcome him as our newest team member and are excited for what’s to come.”

Goldsack added: “I’ve long been a fan of their authentic and uplifting first-to-market content, and I can’t wait to announce all the innovative projects we’re dreaming up together.”


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