Blue Ant Studios Hires for Development


Blue Ant Studios has appointed development executive Casey Kelly to serve in the newly created role of VP of unscripted development.

Based in Los Angeles, Kelly will oversee all aspects of Blue Ant’s unscripted development pipeline and produce current series through production and network delivery.

Kelly has been working as a consulting development producer for Blue Ant Studios. Prior to this, Kelly was senior director of development at Pilgrim Media Group. Kelly previously served as director of development at IM Global Television.

At Blue Ant Studios, Kelly will report to Jennifer Harkness, senior VP of unscripted content production, and also work closely with Laura Michalchyshyn, chief creative officer and co-president of content production, and Sam Sniderman, co-president of content production, to bolster Blue Ant’s unscripted slate.

“I am excited to join Blue Ant Studios, an innovative and collaborative company dedicated to producing unique and compelling content worldwide,” said Kelly. “With their commitment to global storytelling and ambitious top-level strategy, I could not ask for a better team to work with.”

“Casey brings passion, a sharp creative eye, and innovation to all of her projects, and the range of content she has developed is dynamic and impressive,” said Harkness. “We have been fortunate enough to work with Casey over the past six months in a consulting role, during which her insight has been invaluable. We couldn’t be more excited to make her addition to the team official.”