Unscripted

CMJ Productions appoints development head

Former Cream Productions development director Amy Manchester Borg (pictured) is joining Montreal-based CMJ Productions as head of development, effective August 13.
July 30, 2012

Amy Manchester Borg (pictured) has joined Montreal-based CMJ Productions as head of development

She will oversee creation and development of projects on the company’s development slate, and work with broadcasters on new business opportunities targeted to specific programming needs.

Manchester Borg has worked in TV development and production for 10 years, most recently as development director at Toronto-based Cream Productions, developing shows for HGTV Canada, History Canada, OLN, Discovery and TV Tropolis.

Prior to that, she worked as development director for Pilgrim Films and Television and Asylum Entertainment, and as a programming exec for Lifetime Television.

Manchester Borg will take on her new position on August 13.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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