Disney+ has employed Lee Mason, the Channel 4 commissioner behind It’s A Sin, as its scripted chief in EMEA.
Mason will be part of the streamer as director of scripted in the summertime after almost a decade at Channel 4, the place he was additionally concerned in commissioning BAFTA-winning Netflix co-production The Finish of the F***ing World. He’ll report back to Liam Keelan, VP of authentic content material in EMEA.
Mason is the second Channel 4 commissioner Keelan has poached this yr after he recruited Sean Doyle to be Disney+’s point-person for unscripted producers in Europe, Africa, and the Center East.
Each Mason and Doyle will work throughout Disney+ and its grownup model Star to fee authentic collection. The streamer unveiled its first European slate in February, which included drama collection comparable to mafia drama The Good Moms from Home Productions and Wildside.
UK commerce Broadcast first reported Mason’s appointment. He’ll work alongside Johanna Devereaux, Disney’s different director of scripted.