Blink Studios

News round-up: Blink sets first project with ‘Hold My Girl’; Espresso takes ‘Shelley In Wonderland’ rights; Big Media & Ida Rose link on scripted

Blink sets first project with ‘Hold My Girl’ Canada’s Blink Studios has acquired the rights to adapt author Charlene Carr’s upcoming novel Hold My Girl for television. This will mark the company’s first project since launching in November 2021 and will see Michael London and Shannon Gaulding of Groundswell Productions executive producing the series together […]

Netflix alum Carolyn Newman & ‘Transplant’ exec Virginia Rankin join Morayniss firm Blink

Blink Studios, the Canadian indie recently launched by John Morayniss, has appointed former Netflix originals exec Carolyn Newman as EVP of global scripted and Transplant exec Virginia Rankin as in-house executive producer. Based in Los Angeles and reporting directly to CEO Morayniss, Newman will focus on the development of scripted content for the newly launched indie studio. Toronto-based Rankin will meanwhile work closely with Newman to discover […]

eOne alum John Morayniss & Endeavor launch acquisition-hungry outfit

John Morayniss and three of his former Entertainment One (eOne) colleagues have joined forces to launch a Toronto-based outfit, which is on the look-out for acquisitions and is being backed by Endeavor Content. Morayniss, who left his role atop of eOne’s TV business in 2018, is being joined by Patrice Theroux, Jeff Lynas and Nelson Kuo-Lee […]