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Buccaneer Media exec sets sail for Remedy Productions

Argonon Group-owned prodco Remedy Productions has named former Buccaneer Media executive Denis O’Connor as chief creative officer. In the post, O’Connor will be responsible for overseeing Remedy’s existing programming while also developing ...
June 7, 2018

Argonon Group-owned prodco Remedy Productions has named former Buccaneer Media executive Denis O’Connor as chief creative officer.

In the post, O’Connor will be responsible for overseeing Remedy’s existing programming while also developing new IP across entertainment and talent-focused formats, as well as live events.

He takes up the position Monday (June 11).

Most recently, O’Connor served as head of the unscripted programming and development department at London’s Buccaneer Media, where he oversaw all aspects of development and production for the company’s unscripted department. Prior to this, he was creative director on Channel 5′s Celebrity Big Brother and Big Brother.

“Denis is an innovative and dynamic leader and is going to elevate Remedy to the next level,” said Argonon Group CEO James Burstall in a statement.

With headquarters in London and offices in Vancouver and Glasgow, Remedy has most recently produced BBC1′s family game show Ready or Not and the Channel 4 ‘Dispatches’ film How To Get A Pay Rise, which examined British attitudes toward salaries.

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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