Elli Hakami


Ex-History, MTV execs form indie

Sky Vision and transatlantic indie October Films are backing a new production company from former History scripted chief Julian Hobbs and ex-MTV current series chief Elli Hakami. Talos Films will be based in New York, and focus on creating high-end event documentaries, formats and scripted series. Sky Vision, the sales arm of European pay TV […]

MTV hands Dolgen reality role amid restructure

Viacom network MTV is merging its east and west coast development teams under veteran reality TV producer Lauren Dolgen. This comes after a round of lay-offs at the east coast office last week that saw the departure of MTV’s executive VP of current programming Elli Hakami. MTV’s US office couldn’t be contacted this morning, but […]

MTV poaches BBC Worldwide exec Hakami

MTV has recruited Elli Hakami as executive VP of current series and programming. She joins from the US division of BBC Worldwide where, as senior VP, factual programming, she oversaw development and production for Worldwide and its US prodco Adjacent. At MTV she will oversee reality series coming out of MTV’s US East Coast production […]