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Head of Kids Content
Lucy Murphy was appointed Sky’s first Head of Kids Content in 2015. She is responsible for Sky’s on-demand kids’ content across all platforms, a library which recently saw the number of episodes available grow from 700 to 4,500 episodes, as well as overseeing the continued development of the successful Sky Kids App. In 2016 she commissioned a new series of animated classic ‘Morph’ from Aardman Animation as well as ‘Big Cats: Wild Files’ from Offspring, and ‘Duck Quacks Don’t Echo: Kids’ from Magnum.
Lucy has over 20 years of experience in producing and developing shows for children’s and family audiences. As a producer, script editor and development executive, Lucy has worked for a diverse slate of clients from small indies to major international media groups on shows ranging from ‘The Gruffalo’ to Aardman’s BAFTA and Guinness World Record holding ‘Tate Movie Project’. Prior to joining Sky Lucy held a role at Azoomee, a new video-on-demand platform, as Creative Director and Head of Content. Lucy also led the writing team and exec produced 78 episodes of hit CBeebies show ‘Bing’ for Acamar Films.
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