WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA. March 11, 2011. West Hollywood-based TV production & distribution company, Shankly Productions, has appointed David E. Brenner as Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Brenner, formerly Executive Vice President at Shankly, will oversee all of the company’s development, finance, production and distribution activities.
Founded in 2007, Shankly Productions is a subsidiary of the Libra Group (www.libra.com), a privately-owned global conglomerate. Shankly has produced TV series and specials for the Travel Channel, National Geographic, Fox Reality, ABC Family and others. The company’s distribution wing is a respected presence in the foreign TV marketplace and represents 2000+ hours of non-scripted TV programming.
“We have ambitious plans for the growth and development of Shankly in its chosen markets” says Brenner. “As part of the Libra Group which has offices in 18 locations across four continents, we are able to bring a global perspective and a sound commercial foundation to our activities.”
Shankly’s credits include “America Haunts” (Travel Channel), “First Ascent” (National Geographic International, Travel Channel), “Amazing Adventures of a Nobody” (Fox Reality), and numerous other TV series and specials.
Mr. Brenner replaces Leon Logothetis as CEO of the company. Mr. Logothetis has become Executive Chairman. Prior to joining Shankly Productions in 2007, Mr. Brenner was a business & legal affairs executive at Lionsgate Entertainment, and Director of International Distribution at Alliance Atlantis Pictures International.
About Shankly Productions:
Based in London and West Hollywood, Shankly Productions is a subsidiary of the Libra Group, a privately-owned global conglomerate. Libra Group operates across four continents and controls 30 businesses, primarily focused on shipping, aviation, hospitality, renewable energy and real estate. Shankly Productions has created TV programming for Sky Channel, National Geographic, Travel Channel, Fox Reality, ABC Family and others. The company’s international distribution wing is a respected presence in the foreign TV marketplace and represents 2000+ hours of Award-winning TV programming, including long-running series on Spike, Lifetime, Fuel, Fox, Discovery, Versus, Speed, National Geographic and many more.