Jody Brockway has been appointed vice president, development and production for Carlton America, the U.S.-based television development and production arm of Carlton International Media Group, it was announced by Stephen J. Davis, president and CEO of Carlton America, and Gary Goldberger, executive vice president of Carlton America.
Brockway will join Marc Lorber, also Carlton America's vice president, development and production, on expanding the company's slate of telefilms and series for the domestic and international markets.
Brockway, whose appointment is effective September 3rd, will report to Goldberger and be based out of Carlton America's Studio City, California, headquarters.
Most recently, Brockway was vice president, miniseries and motion pictures for Television, at NBC Entertainment in Burbank. During her seven year tenure there, she oversaw the development and production of more than 100 titles, including the Emmy Award-winning telefilm Serving In Silence: The Margarethe Cammemeyer Story, starring Glenn Close and Judy Davis; A Woman of Independent Means, starring Sally Field; and the high-profile and critically acclaimed miniseries The 60s. Brockway also supervised the production of two series for NBC, Malibu Shores, starring Keri Russell, and Crisis Center, with Kellie Martin.
Carlton America has aggressively increased its production activities within the past year, producing the action films Rough Air: Danger On Flight 534, starring Eric Roberts and Alexandra Paul; and Danger Beneath The Sea, with Casper Van Dien and Gerald McRaney. Both telefilms are Carlton America productions in association with Tele München.
The Company is currently in development on the telefilms A Course Of Action and Son Of Pocahontas, both for ABC/Disney, and has recently set up its first series, Thing About Vince, based on the format of the popular sitcom produced by Carlton Productions (UK) for the ITV Network in Britain. The Company is partnered with Studios USA on the series.