Wayne Garvie, most recently All3Media’s managing director of international production, is taking on the role of chief creative officer of international production for Sony Pictures Television (SPT).
Garvie, reporting to SPT international production president Andrea Wong, will be responsible for driving development across SPT’s global joint venture companies and its production studios outside of Los Angeles, as well as for turning locally produced properties into global formats and encouraging co-developments across the group. He begins the new position in June.
Prior to his time at All3Media, Garvie was managing director for content and production at BBC Worldwide, and had also held the position of head of entertainment for the BBC and director of broadcasting for Granada.
“Wayne’s creative leadership across international businesses and his pedigree in entertainment production need little introduction,” said Wong of the appointment. “I’m very excited to have him join us and drive our team to spark ideas and productions that will have international audiences riveted.”
“Some things in life you can’t say no to,” added Garvie. “Working with Andrea, the great individuals and companies within the group and the ambition and size of Sony, all combine to offer a unique opportunity to create new global brands that entertain and inspire the world. We’re going to have a lot of fun.”
The appointment comes a few months after the departure of Mike Morley, who held the position of EVP and chief creative officer of international production for three years prior to his exit in February.