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Sky UK & R.O.I.
Head of Kids Content
Lucy was appointed Sky’s first Head of Kids Content in 2015. She is responsible for Sky’s kids content across all platforms which includes 11 live channels, a library of over 5,000 OD episodes, as well as overseeing the continued development of the successful Sky Kids App. Her role includes acquisitions and commissions of original content for kids in all genres, including games and interactive.
Recent commissions have included ‘FYI’ a weekly news show, the half hour Christmas special ‘Aliens Love Underpants’ and ‘Pantaclaus’ from Tiger Aspect and Sky One, and Sky Kids Original family series ‘Moominvalley’. High profile acquisitions include ‘The Athena’, a 26 x 30 minute tween drama from Bryncoed.
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 was Creative Director and Head of Content at Azoomee, a kids SVOD service. Lucy also lead the writing team and exec produced 78 episodes of hit CBeebies show ‘Bing Bunny’ for Acamar Films.
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