The Cartel

The Cartel hires Reel One alum Lexi Lewis to head development

US production and finance firm The Cartel has appointed former Reel One exec Lexi Lewis as director of development. Based in LA and taking up her role with immediate effect, Lewis will be responsible for the development of the company’s TV series and movie content, as well as indie and studio feature films. Lewis joins […]

The Cartel takes on Stewart Cavanagh to head unscripted & docs

US production and finance firm The Cartel has appointed veteran unscripted entertainment agent and ex-The Gersh Agency VP Stewart Cavanagh as head of unscripted and documentary. Cavanagh primarily represents clients in the alternative and documentary space. Prior to his four-year stint as VP of alternative at The Gersh Agency, he spent six years in the […]

Netflix & Nick alum Jenna Boyd partners with The Cartel for new prodco

Former Nickelodeon and Netflix exec Jenna Boyd has partnered with production and management firm The Cartel to launch a new prodco. Field Day Entertainment is described as “a talent-centric” production company that will focus on creating kids and family content for streaming platforms. Boyd, who spent nearly two decades at Nickelodeon and more recently led […]

‘Creepshow’ goes global in slew of new deals

Horror anthology series Creepshow is sharing its scares around the world, thanks to a slew of new deals by distributor Dynamic Television. Co-produced by The Cartel, with Monster Agency Productions, Taurus Entertainment and Striker Entertainment, the 6 x 60-minute season one was acquired in Greece by OTE, in Russia, CIS states, Baltics and the Ukraine by Rusreport, in Belgium by Telenet and […]

The Cartel taps ex-Project Runway producer to head TV division

The Cartel, a full service management and production company, has appointed former president and founder of Brownstone Entertainment and Fascination Street Drew Brown as head of television. Brown will begin his new role at The Cartel immediately and oversee the company’s growing development slate. He started his career in the unscripted business as producer of […]

eOne makes deal with The Cartel

Transatlantic indie studio Entertainment One has inked a first look deal with Hollywood production and talent management firm The Cartel. This will give eOne production and worldwide distribution rights to all television projects coming out of The Cartel, which represents writers, directors, producers and prodcos. The Cartel’s productions include TV movies Out of Reach, A […]