Objective Fiction

All3’s Objective Fiction appoints Hannah Mackay to lead new LA division

All3Media’s Objective Fiction is setting up a permanent US operation and has appointed Hannah Mackay to lead the new LA-based division. Mackay, who was previously Objective Fiction’s head of scripted, becomes SVP at Objective Fiction America with immediate effect and will focus on on North American original commissions, alongside US/UK co-productions. She previously produced the […]

‘Witless’ prodco Objective Media appoints first head of comedy

All3Media-owned Objective Fiction has appointed GameFace and Witless producer Charlotte Lewis as its first head of comedy. Lewis, who joined Objective as producer in 2013, will work work alongside head of development Kelly McGolpin in the newly created role having most recently been an in-house executive for the Objective Fiction banner, launched by Ben Farrell in 2016. […]

News round-up: Baby Cow adds Objective producer; Fremantle deals in Russia; Armoza’s ‘Connected’ moves in Finland

Baby Cow appoints Objective’s Maisah Thompson Steve Coogan’s Baby Cow Productions has bolstered its scripted comedy team with the appointment of Maisah Thompson from Objective Fiction. Thompson becomes development producer at Baby Cow, with a remit to expand the company’s scripted comedy slate, its development of new comedy ideas, and its network of diverse talent. […]

All3’s Objective Fiction launches drama label with ‘Guilt’ scribe Neil Forsyth

Guilt writer Neil Forsyth has launched a new production label with All3Media-backed Objective Fiction. Forsyth, who has also been behind fellow BBC drama Eric, Ernie & Me, will head up Tannadice Pictures and focus on exclusively developing content for Objective Fiction, part of parent prodco Objective Media. The agreement also sees Forsyth developing projects with […]

Objective snaps up Channel 4 exec for US

UK-based Objective Media Group has hired Channel 4’s formats commissioner, Jilly Pearce, to lead its efforts in the US as executive VP. This comes days after All3Media America announced it was creating a new production outfit, Main Event Media, with the previous Objective Media Group America’s EVP, Jimmy Fox. Pearce will relocate to LA from […]