Joe Weinstock


Montgomery names Spoke’s leadership team

Brent Montgomery, ITV America’s former CEO, has named the team he will work with to lead Spoke Studios, the first production label for his new venture Wheelhouse Entertainment. Montgomery departed from ITV this January and announced the launch of his media and marketing business, Wheelhouse, shortly after. Under the Wheelhouse umbrella, Spoke was launched in […]

Leftfield names new co-presidents

A pair of Leftfield Pictures producers has been upped to co-presidents at the ITV America (ITVA)-owned company. Gretchen Palek (right) and Shawn Witt (below left) have been handed the roles, and will report to ITVA president David George, the former CEO of Leftfield Entertainment. Palek was previously senior VP of talent and casting at Alone […]

Jodi Flynn prodco hires development chief

Former Cineflix Media executive Jodi Flynn has hired a VP of development at her Leftfield Entertainment-backed prodco, Outpost Entertainment. The addition of Rebecca Halpern to Outpost’s ranks marks the first major creative hire the production company has made since Flynn and Leftfield launched it in November 2013. Halpern currently has a pilot in the works […]

Leftfield hires SundanceTV, ex-Discovery execs

US unscripted prodco Leftfield Pictures has hired development executives from Discovery Communications and SundanceTV, while also promoting a production chief to COO. The firm, part of ITV Studios-owned Leftfield Entertainment, has hired Joe Weinstock as head of West Coast development and SundanceTV’s Brenna Eckerson as senior director of development, and promoted executive VP, production Heath […]