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Love’s McKeown moves to Nutopia

Former Love Productions exec Simon McKeown has been named head of development at Mankind: The Story of All of Us prodco Nutopia.
August 12, 2013

Simon McKeown has joined Mankind: The Story of All of Us prodco Nutopia, in the role of head of development.

Most recently the head of development at Love Productions, McKeown has also been a series producer for Sky, the BBC, Wall to Wall, and Objective Productions.

His credits include How Sherlock Changed the World for PBS, Why Don’t You Speak English for Channel 4, and The People Watchers for the BBC.

“It’s a really exciting time here at Nutopia and I’m delighted to have someone as talented as Simon joining the development team,” said┬áJane Root, Nutopia’s CEO, in a statement.

McKeown added: “I’m delighted to be working for a company that believes in big, bold ideas of the highest quality and excited about being given the daunting responsibility of building on the stunning success Nutopia has had to date.”

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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