Mark Miller


Thunderbird appoints Lindsay Macadam for real-life drama push

Highway Thru Hell and Heavy Rescue: 401 producer Thunderbird Entertainment Group has appointed scripted executive Lindsay Macadam to a new role overseeing the company’s push into real-life drama. She becomes head of scripted development at Thunderbird’s factual division, Great Pacific Media, and will focus on the development of scripted TV and feature film projects that […]

Thunderbird ups Twiner McCarron to CEO

Thunderbird Entertainment has appointed Jennifer Twiner McCarron, the chief of its subsidiary Atomic Cartoons, to company CEO. The move is effective immediately. Twiner McCarron joined Atomic as head of production in 2011 and has helped grow the company from 25 to more than 450 artists. She supervised all in-house production, including Beat Bugs (pictured) and the […]

Thunderbird rejigs as Gamble switches role

Canada-based production group Thunderbird Entertainment has a new interim CEO and co-presidents following a rejig. Executive chairman Ivan Fecan has taken on the post, with former chief executive Tim Gamble becoming vice chairman. Fecan is a former president and CEO of CTV Globemedia, which was the company formed after Bell Canada Enterprises bought Canadian commercial […]

Thunderbird buys Canuck compatriot

Canada-based TV and film producer Thunderbird has acquired fellow Canadian firm Great Pacific Media as it pushes into unscripted television. Great Pacific produces shows including Discovery Canada’s Highway Thru Hell (pictured) and the upcoming Airshow and Game of Homes. Thunderbird is best known in TV circles for its Lionsgate Entertainment joint venture Sea To Sky […]