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Cream names Johnny Kalangis head of digital

Canadian factual entertainment company Cream Productions has appointed veteran digital media and interactive executive Johnny Kalangis to the role of head of digital. The new role will see Kalangis (pictured) overseeing ...
October 4, 2019

Canadian factual entertainment company Cream Productions has appointed veteran digital media and interactive executive Johnny Kalangis to the role of head of digital.

The new role will see Kalangis (pictured) overseeing Cream’s global digital efforts with an emphasis on expanding the company’s reach into emerging digital content and distribution spaces.

Cream has produced an array of content and products including VR series in co-production with Hulu, American Heroes Channel, Investigation Discovery, Lexus-Toyota, the Globe and Mail, SIRT and various industrial partners since 2015.

The company’s VR/AR credits include A Curious Mind with Dominic Monaghan for Hulu as well as Oak AR, an augmented reality game, among others.

He will report directly to president and co-owner Kate Harrison Karman.

Kalangis was previously vice president of creative, digital, and creative director at marblemedia in Toronto. Before that he served as executive in charge of digital and interactive entertainment at CBC Digital, Radio and Television.

“Johnny brings a wealth of experience and his broad range of talents will be a great addition as Cream expands our efforts in digital,” said Harrison Karman in a statement.

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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