As Vice President, Unscripted Development, Sean Connolly is responsible with building the company’s slate of unscripted projects across Primetime and Kids & Family. He is charged with originating ideas in-house, as well as developing key creative relationships with producers and international format holders, while building on the company’s relationships with broadcasters in Canada, the US and the UK.
Sean hails from a palindromic town in Ireland. He arrived in Canada over a decade ago, and has since worked in lead development positions at a number of notable productions companies including Red Apple Entertainment, Proper Television and his own indie Gorilla Media.
While leading the charge at Gorilla Media he launched the international format “Make The Politician Work” which has been optioned in ten territories including the US, and was a hit series for TVNZ1 in New Zealand. Additionally, he has created shows and original formats in Canada for Discovery, History, Slice, HGTV, W, CBC, Travel and Escape, TV Tropolis, and also in the US for Hulu, Discovery, Planet Green, Destination America. Prior to joining marblemedia, he served as VP Development at Our House Media.