Unscripted

Tremendous! names development head

Former Trium Entertainment exec Ronak Kordestani (pictured) has joined the U.S. indie and For Peete's Sake producer as head of development.
March 9, 2016

Former Trium Entertainment exec Ronak Kordestani (pictured) has joined U.S. indie and For Peete’s Sake producer Tremendous! Entertainment.

In her new role, Kordestani will serve as head of development where she will be responsible for growing the company’s production slate.

As head of development at Trium, Kordestani was responsible for spearheading all scripted and unscripted development across multiple platforms and initializing series at such outlets as Oxygen, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, BET, Conde Nast, Yahoo!, truTV, Discovery and Syfy.

Her development credits include TLC’s Something Borrowed Something New and Bride by Design; CW’s Hatched; CBS’ Recipe Rehab; AOL’s Making a Scene with James Franco; and History’s Crossroads of History.

Prior to joining Trium, Kordestani served as VP of development at Tijuana Entertainment and director of development at Reveille Studios.

“Tremendous! Entertainment’s development and production slate has grown significantly over the past few years and so has our need for an executive who is so well regarded throughout the industry and seasoned in both scripted and unscripted programming,” said Colleen Needles Steward, president of Tremendous! Entertainment, in a statement.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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