A warm welcome to Shona Collins who joins our Original Content team in the role of Senior Development Producer. Shona’s portfolio includes titles developed at Pathé such as Judy (2019) starring Renee Zellweger, Lenny Abrahamson’s The Little Stranger (2018), and Misbehaviour (2020) starring Keira Knightly, Gugu Mbatha Raw and Jessie Buckley. She was previously a Story Editor at the British Film Institute.

Since her arrival Shona has helped to further realise Nexus Studios’ ambition of being a home to unique voices in animation, shaping a diverse slate featuring a number of adult and family projects in development. Amongst these is Wishtales a magical realist specials series with Oscar-winning talent soon to be announced.

Co-Founders Chris O’Reilly and Charlotte Bavasso say ‘We are thrilled that Shona has joined us at this particular time. Her impeccable eye for story and writing talent and her story development skills are key additions to our team. Our focus at Nexus Studios has always been to be a home for unique directorial talent, where they are able to create their best work at the highest quality, across a broad range of tones and styles. It’s very exciting to see this ethos now also firmly underpinning our original content slate.’