‘Sex Education’ Producer Eleven Hires Alex Blue as Chief Development Officer – The Hollywood Reporter
Eleven, Sony Pictures TV-owned Brit producer behind the Netflix hit Sex education, has appointed Alexandra Blue as its new development producer.
Reporting to company founders Jamie Campbell and Joel Wilson, she will develop a range of projects of her own that have been launched under the Eleven umbrella with established talent, along with other projects. new project that she will develop with the team.
Blue’s feature list includes projects in development with Film4, BFI and Screen Australia, and she is currently co-developing a television series with VAL.
“I am on the moon to join forces with a group that shares my passion for bold and ambitious storytelling,” said Blue. “Eleven has a reputation for excelling at pushing boundaries in television, and they are the right home to grow and develop my existing comedy and drama team. I’ve always been a champion for new, original and diverse voices, and am excited to deliver fresh stories from the UK’s best and upcoming talent, while keeping an eye out for newcomers. International screenwriter and director. ”
An award-winning producer whose short films have been shortlisted for Oscars and have received critical acclaim at various international festivals, Blue was selected as one of 12 producers for BFI Insight, and honored. won emerging producer of the year (SASA), best emerging filmmaker (Shorts Film Festival) while earning a nomination for best short film at the Australian Academy Awards. She has previously been mentored by production companies, including Screen Australia’s talent escalator placement with Element Pictures (Lobster, Guard) and a six-month producer position with Warp Films (This is England, ’71). She also served as executive development officer at Heyday Films / Heyday TV for producer David Heyman (Harry Potter, Gravitation, Paddington) until 2017.
Blue has also previously worked on a number of film and television projects in a variety of roles from Post-Production Producer to Development Manager, with credits including Paddington 2, Lobster and Babadook.
Campbell and Wilson at Eleven said: “We are delighted to welcome Alex to the Eleven team. “She is smart with ideas and has developed great talent relationships, especially with writers and directors. We can’t wait to bring the show to life together.”