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People in New Jobs: Nina Hahn, Senior Vice-President, Development, Sunbow Entertainment

Career at a Glance
- Received a BA in psychology from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, a certificate in literature and art
history from Cambridge University in Cambridge, England, and a certificate in political science and forensic psychology from...
August 1, 1996

Career at a Glance

- Received a BA in psychology from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, a certificate in literature and art

history from Cambridge University in Cambridge, England, and a certificate in political science and forensic psychology from the London School of Economics in London, England.

- In 1987, joined Jim Henson Productions as development coordinator.

- Moved to HBO/The Comedy Channel as manager of acquisitions and programming in 1989, and then to HBO/Downtown Productions as director of development.

- Joined Sunbow Entertainment in 1991 and became vice president of development, where she was responsible for implementing the growth and development of new live-action and animated properties such as The Tick, The Mask and Littlest Pet Shop.

The New Job

- In her new role, Hahn’s responsibilities include the development of family feature and prime-time animation, and all Sunbow projects for broadcast television, feature film, interactive entertainment and publishing. Hahn will also continue to supervise the development department and create animated and live-action television programming for broadcast and cable networks, syndicators and other outlets.

The Challenge

- In line with Sunbow’s ongoing objective to build and maintain a global perspective, the biggest challenge will be to expand the company’s creative profile to encompass prime-time animation and family features.

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