Jeff Norton’s Dominion of Drama Ties Up with Corus Entertainment


Corus Entertainment has inked a new overall deal with the creative content company Dominion of Drama, appointing its founder, Jeff Norton, to head up a new venture.

Norton will serve as head of Waterside Studios, a new IP and production venture focused on bringing scripted Canadian content for youth and prime-time audiences to the Canadian and international marketplace.

Norton has a long creative history with Corus, most recently serving as a consultant and previously as executive producer of Trucktown for Nelvana.

The deal with Dominion of Drama includes the option of several titles, among them The Last Wish of Sasha Cade, Elements at War, The Wanderer, A Switch in Time and Action Figures.

“Audiences are hungry for bold, original content, and this is an incredible time to meet that demand with Waterside Studios,” said Norton. “I’m thrilled to join Corus and collaborate with Nelvana to contribute to the impressive roster of Corus titles that will delight viewers around the world.”