The man in charge, Dan Shires is the UK VP of film and television
AfterShock Comics is looking forward to a broader picture in entertainment and in comes new hire Dan Shires with the newly created position of UK Vice President of Film and Television.
“I’m thrilled to be joining the AfterShock team to bring their fantastic IP to producers and broadcasters on the international stage and help the company become a global one. AfterShock produces a broad range of exceptional comics, working with some of the most highly regarded creators in the business. What makes it all the more exciting for me is that, as a lifelong comics geek from Prog 1 of 2000 AD in 1977, my career has now merged with my obsession – I don’t think I could have dreamt up a better job if I’d tried.” Shires said in a recent interview.
AfterShock knows exactly what they are doing, Dan Shires has decades of experience in television from Vivendi Universal to Walt Disney Company and on to the Fox Networks Group for over 10 years as director of programmes and acquisitions responsible for the UK and Sub-Saharan African territories. As the UK VP of films and television Shires is in charge of bringing over AfterShock content to UK broadcasters and producers. Additionally, he will be working alongside and fostering new international partners for production and will be on the job with Lee Kramer and Julie Pifher in Los Angeles to translate AfterShock’s comic book properties into new movie projects and television programming.
“At a time when our creator-owned content is catching the attention of producers, broadcasters, and storytellers on the international stage.” He continued to say that Shires’ vast experience and success shaping ideas for TV and film combined with his passion for comics will be invaluable in helping AfterShock navigate the foreign marketplace.” said AfterShock president Lee Kramer about Shires hiring.
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