Drew Buckley

Electus ups stake in Prinicipato-Young

Entertainment studio Electus had expanded its partnership with Principato-Young Entertainment (PYE), a management and production company. The move will see Peter Principato (pictured) become president and CEO of PYE, and work more closely with Electus’ CEO Chris Grant and COO Drew Buckley. As part of the deal, PYE co-founder Paul Young has agreed to sell […]

Electus launches digital division with CollegeHumor

Ben Silverman’s prodco Electus has joined with an IAC stablemate, online comedy producer CollegeHumor Media, to launch Electus Digital. Electus COO Drew Buckley (left) will oversee the new venture, which will create content targeting the 18-34 demo. As part of the venture, Electus and CollegeHumor are launching Big Breakfast, a production company that will develop […]

Electus making kids original for Amazon

Amazon Studios, the original production arm of online retailer Amazon, has greenlit a pilot for a live-action children’s series from US-based Electus Studios. Maker Shack Agency will follow the exploits of a 13 year-old inventor and his friends, who all use science and ingenuity to solve problems in people’s lives. IAC-backed Electus will team with […]