Kickstart Entertainment Appoints Nicole Rivera as VP Development
The production company has hired Nicole Rivera to establish and oversee their kids and family development slate. She will be in charge of developing their animated and live action projects, also to search for international co-production partnership opportunities. By: Dylan Low
Los Angeles - Before joining Kickstart, she worked as Vice-President of Cartoon Network Studios, with the role of identifying and leading new animated series such as The Invincible Fight Girl and Jessica's Big Little World. Her previous role involved Content Acquisitions and Manager of Current series, managing popular blockbuster series such as Steven Universe, Clarence and the new edition of The Powerpuff Girls.
Her skills to identify fresh concepts and develop them to successful content productions has earned her a reputation as a gifted yet creator-friendly development executive.
“I am thrilled to be joining Kickstart Entertainment,” mentioned Rivera. "Their commitment to producing exceptional content that resonates with global families aligns perfectly with my own creative vision. I look forward to collaborating with the talented team at Kickstart and bringing captivating stories to life."
"We are delighted to have Nicole Rivera join our development department," Kickstart Entertainment CEO Jason Netter commented. "Her extensive experience and a keen eye for thoughtful storytelling fits wonderfully with our mission to produce high-quality and engaging television shows for worldwide audiences. We are confident that her expertise will elevate our creative vision and contribute to the expansion of Kickstart's IP plans, including original as well as partnerships with brands and international partners."
As Kickstart continues their 25 years in production business, Rivera will link up with Global Head of Production Susan Corbin as the company continues to expand and improve their creative capabilities.
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