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Melanie set up Kindle Entertainment with Anne Brogan in 2007. Since then she has executive produced ‘Jinx’ a live-action comedy series for CBBC; ‘Dustbin Baby’, an International Emmy-winning drama for BBC One starring Dakota Blue Richards and Juliet Stevenson; ‘Some Dogs Bite’ a feature-length drama for BBC3 directed by Marc Munden and starring Thomas Brodie-Sangster (the film has been honoured at a number of film festivals including Woodstock and was winner of Best Youth Programme, Kid Screen, NY 2012); and miniseries ‘Treasure Island’ for Sky One starring Eddie Izzard, Donald Sutherland and Elijah Wood.
Melanie is currently execing Season Two of ‘Leonardo’, an action-adventure series that she co-created with Pia Ashberry for CBBC (the first season won three awards at KidScreen, NY 2012 and has just been nominated for the Rose d’Or, an Ivor, the Prix Jeunesse & a Rockie–The winners will be announced May/June 2012). In pre-production is mini-series ‘The Life & Adventures of Nick Nickleby’ for BBC, a modern-day retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic tale.
Kindle Entertainment have recently won the Children’s BAFTA for Independent Production Company of the year for the second year running.
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