Jane Steventon Joins Awesome as Development Producer for UK Scripted
Awesome Media & Entertainment Ltd. (Awesome), the creative content company founded by writer-producer Jeff Norton, has hired Jane Steventon as producer to work across UK scripted, focusing on both children’s and adult content.
Steventon joins Awesome with a wealth of industry experience, having produced the kids’ television series The Story of Tracy Beaker and the film Tracy Beaker’s The Movie of Me, as well as popular UK dramas Hollyoaks Later and Casualty. Steventon will work directly with Norton across the company to grow its development slate of original and adapted IP.
Steventon will lead Awesome’s adaptation of the literary novel The Last Wave together with ex-BBC Studios executive Fraser Robinson and develop television adaptations of Awesome’s book series Princess Ponies and MetaWars.
The appointment marks Awesome’s first since taking investment from global content company Kew Media Group. With Kew’s backing, Awesome is ramping up its scripted development both in the UK and internationally.