(London, UK – November 13, 2018) – Antenna Pictures, a UK-based Blue Ant Media production company, announced today the appointment of Jonathan Levi to Creative Director. Operating out of Antenna’s London, UK office, Levi is tasked with building a new development and production slate for Antenna Pictures, broadening the company’s offering to include more Entertainment and Factual Entertainment programming. Levi will work closely with Jago Lee, Managing Director, Antenna Pictures.
“Since our launch in 2016, Antenna has built a reputation as an internationally-facing company, working with new platforms and younger-skewing channels,” said Jago Lee, Managing Director, Antenna Pictures. “We want to build a presence in the UK market where smart storytelling and thoughtful formats are in vogue in a big way. Jonathan’s mischievous, journalistic sensibility and past success launching new shows makes him the perfect creative to lead this charge.”
“It feels like a great time to join Blue Ant Media’s rapidly expanding production group,” said Jonathan Levi, Creative Director, Antenna Pictures. “I look forward to working with Jago and the team to produce enduring shows with both heart and purpose.”
Jonathan Levi is a highly experienced Executive Producer and arrives at Antenna Pictures from Warner Brothers’ factual label Renegade, with credits that include forthcoming factual drama series, Hatton Garden, Ross Kemp: Armed Police and the critically-acclaimed Transformation Street, all for ITV; CBBC doc series, School of Rock; Used Car Wars for Dave and ITV2’s innovative, factual entertainment format, Evil Monkeys. Levi has also served in previous executive roles at ITV Studios as Head of Arts and Popular Culture and Executive Producer of The South Bank Show. Career highlights include Broadmoor for ITV, Tulisa: The Price of Fame for BBC3, Ewan McGreggor: Cold Chain Mission for BBC2, Ronnie Corbett’s Comedy Britain for ITV and the BAFTA-nominated 28 Up South Africa for Al Jazeera and ITV.
￼Antenna Pictures is a London, UK-based production company founded in 2016, developing and producing daring and ambitious series, specials and formats with a focus on younger skewing networks. Recent productions include The Sidemen Show for Youtube Premium (co-produced with Blue Ant Digital Studios), Orangutan Jungle School for Channel 4 (co-produced with NHNZ) and Is Love Racist? for Channel 4. Antenna Pictures is a Blue Ant Media production company. antennapictures.com.