(Toronto, ON – July 30, 2019) – Blue Ant Studios’ Toronto-based production company, Saloon Media is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Crowe to Production Executive. In his new role, Nick focuses on developing new series and specials for the global market in factual entertainment and is also responsible for forging relationships and partnerships with domestic and international partners and broadcasters.
“Nick brings a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise to our team as our production slate is ramping up,” says Michael Kot, Managing Director, Saloon Media. “His track record of working closely with co-production partners all over the world also aligns perfectly with the scope of projects we are working on.”
Nick joins Saloon Media after three years working in independent production where he developed and oversaw series such as Thank You, Canada (History Channel), Northern Gold (TVO) and Spaceman (CBC). Nick was formerly Director of Original Factual Content at Shaw Media where he looked after production and development of new series and specials destined for History Channel, National Geographic Channel and Global including Ice Road Truckers, Dieppe Uncovered and William Shatner’s Weird or What.
Blue Ant Media is an international producer, distributor, channel operator, and gaming video content company. We own and operate numerous production companies in North America, the UK, and Australasia under the Blue Ant Studios banner, creating content for broadcasters and streaming platforms in multiple genres including factual entertainment, natural history, documentary, adult animation, and drama. Our distribution business, Blue Ant International, offers a substantial catalogue of content, including one of the world’s largest 4K natural history offerings. Blue Ant Media operates linear and SVOD channels on multiple continents under 14 brands including Love Nature, Smithsonian Channel Canada, BBC Earth (Canada), ZooMoo, Arcade Cloud and more. Omnia Media, our gaming video content company, has the largest gamer talent network in the world. It creates and distributes gaming video content across digital and OTT platforms such as YouTube, Snapchat, Facebook, and more. Blue Ant Media is headquartered in Toronto, with nine international offices in Los Angeles, Singapore, Auckland, Dunedin, London, Washington DC, Sydney, Beijing, and Taipei.