London, 11th May 2018; Emmy Nominated studio, One Animation appoints Michele Schofield as SVP, Content Development and Sales.

Michele joins the animation power-house with an incredible track record and enviable credentials in the programming and production industry. A 20-year veteran, Michele has held senior level roles at A+E Networks and Turner Entertainment Networks, heading program scheduling, commissioning and acquisitions for the companies’ Asia Pacific networks. During her two most recent tenures, Michele commissioned hundreds of hours of original productions and launched the Biography, FYI, Lifetime and H2 channels for A+E Networks, as well as CN Korea, CN Pakistan, Boomerang Australia and Boomerang SEA for Turner Entertainment Networks.

Sashim Parmanand, CEO, One Animation is thrilled to welcome Michele to the global team; ‘Michele is a well respected and tremendously talented industry professional and I am delighted to have her on board our executive team. Michele’s appointment allows us to significantly accelerate content development initiatives at One Animation and build a strong pipeline of content to drive future growth. ‘

Michele was amongst The Hollywood Reporter’s ‘Next Gen Int’l TV: First Class’ – the 20 people under age 35 ‘redefining the world of international television’. She has also been recognised by leading industry publication, Content Asia, on multiple occasions throughout her career in the following categories; ‘Asia’s Most Powerful Women in Media’, ‘Creative Top 20’, ‘Fabulous and Under 40’ and ‘Asia’s Most Influential Acquisition Executives’.

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