Teletoon Canada today announced the appointment of Alan Gregg to the position of director of original content, effective April 19, 2010.
Gregg will oversee original content development and production for Teletoon’s two English and two French networks and respective multiplatform services. Reporting to Carole Bonneau, VP of programming, Gregg will be responsible for the kidnet’s original production team in Toronto and Montreal, and will work closely with production partners across Canada.
With a 17-year career in the film and television industry, Gregg has spent more than 12 years in the children’s television business, starting at YTV. Most recently, he had been story editing a new preschool series for Guru Studio and prior to that, he opened a Toronto office for Irish animation studio, Brown Bag Films, where he oversaw the studio’s project and business development as VP of international production. Gregg has also held various executive roles at Alliance Atlantis’ Children’s Television division, last serving as VP of production & distribution.