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LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2019 — Project 10 is pleased to announce the restructuring of its upper management, hot on the heels of the successful CTV launch of critically acclaimed and highly- rated half-hour comedy series, JANN, starring multi JUNO award-winning singer songwriter Jann Arden, co-produced with Seven24 Films in Alberta. Andrew Barnsley becomes Chief Executive Officer (CEO), overseeing all global development opportunities for the company. Barnsley joined the company in 2009 and among his many credits, has most recently executive produced the international television hit sitcom series, Schitt’s Creek, airing now on CBC Television in Canada and in the U.S. on PopTV. The series will begin production on its final season this spring.
Ben Murray moves into the position of President, Project 10 Canada, managing all aspects of the Toronto-based wing of the company’s ever-expanding development and production slate. Murray joined Project 10 in 2015, and along with JANN, executive produced, with Barnsley, the award-winning documentary, Spirit Unforgettable about the final tour of the band, Spirit of the West and the digital series, Tom Green’s Snowjam for CBC.
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Barnsley and Murray will also serve as executive producers on Beachwood Canyon Productions’ recently announced tween series, Up in the Air, created by Frank van Keeken and commissioned by DHX Productions and CBBC in the U.K.
Having joined the team in 2017, Andrew Moncrief will continue in his capacity as VP of Development and Production, Project 10 U.S. Heading up the Los Angeles office of the company, Moncrief began his career at Morgan Creek Productions where he served as studio executive for all features including All Eyez On Me. While there, Moncrief started MCP’s TV department by exploiting their library titles, successfully packaging and developing The Exorcist and Major League as television series. He came to Project 10 from Doug Ellin’s Halyard Park Productions after overseeing their development deals and selling projects to broadcast, cable and digital.
All new positions are effective immediately.
About Project 10 Productions Inc. Project 10 is a global television production company with offices in Toronto and Los Angeles specializing in scripted comedy. The company works closely with high-profile talent to develop and produce compelling content for the worldwide marketplace. The principal executives for Project 10 Productions Inc. are Andrew Barnsley, Ben Murray (Toronto) and Andrew Moncrief (Los Angeles). Leveraging their considerable strengths and decades of experience with those of partner and three-time MLB All-Star Vernon Wells, Project 10 has established itself as a go-to partner for domestic and international creators, broadcasters and distributors alike.
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For further information please contact:
Katherine Holmes (for Project 10)