Factory Recruit Zoë Bamsey
16th October 2017
FACTORY RECRUITS ZOË BAMSEY AS FIRST EVER CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER
Factory is very happy to announce that Zoë Bamsey will take up the newly created role of Chief Content Officer highlighting our commitment to developing and producing our own properties, further enhancing our position as one of the leading animation studios in Europe.
Zoë joins us from Coolabi Group where she held the role of Director of Production and Development with the full responsibility for sales, production, funding and development of all programming including preschool series Poppy Cat, the brand-new series of The Clangers and more recently, Scream Street. Prior to Coolabi, Zoë held a variety of pivotal roles at the Walt Disney Company, including Executive Director of Programming and Director of Worldwide Programming Strategy helping to establish the channels business globally and launching their portfolio of brand-defining hit programmes.
In her role as Executive Producer for Coolabi Group, Zoë’s series’ were all huge ratings successes and most notably, she was awarded the BAFTA for best pre-school animated series with Clangers.
In her new role, Zoë will be responsible for identifying creatively-led business opportunities & new IP, as part of Factorys ongoing business strategy and continued expansion into creating our own content and properties and growing our artistic output.