EXCLUSIVE: Tommy Oliver’s Confluential Movies has expanded its govt workforce, tapping Charlotte Koh as its first President and Prince Baggett as Head of Movie.
Of their new roles, Koh and Baggett will proceed the corporate’s strategic development and permit it to additional increase its inventive footprint.
Koh will report back to Confluential Founder and CEO Tommy Oliver, working to assist drive the group’s imaginative and prescient, operational technique, and hiring wants, whereas co-managing the event workforce and their tasks.
Baggett will lead Confluential’s movement image group with an emphasis on studio fare from numerous creators with acceptable illustration in entrance of and behind the digicam. He’ll report back to Koh, and each will work intently with Oliver’s associate (and spouse) Codie Elaine Oliver, and Confluential’s Head of Growth, Jonny Paterson.
Wondery Names Warner Bros. Government Nicole Blake Head of Franchise Growth
“I couldn’t be extra enthusiastic about Charlotte and Prince becoming a member of the Confluential squad,” mentioned Tommy Oliver. “Charlotte is a rockstar with an unimaginable set of cross-disciplinary abilities and superb insights, and Prince’s ardour, style, and dedication to the tradition are all issues that can assist workforce Confluential proceed to inform genuine, culturally particular, daring tales from historically underrepresented filmmakers.”
“I really feel extraordinarily lucky to be becoming a member of Tommy, Codie, and their proficient workforce, and sit up for contributing to Confluential’s continued dedication to producing the most effective storytelling for all kinds of sensible, discerning audiences,” mentioned Koh.
“I’m thrilled to affix Tommy and the Confluential workforce to proceed the work of amplifying the superb voices and creators of our technology,” added Baggett. “Collectively, I sit up for bringing the identical degree of ardour and storytelling to our movie division with an inclusive slate of programming stuffed with high quality tasks and compelling storylines designed to entertain and encourage.”
Koh involves Confluential from Hi there Sunshine, the place she was among the many founding senior management workforce. Most just lately serving as Head of Digital Media and Unscripted, she spearheaded all features of Hi there Sunshine’s direct-to-consumer authentic video, unscripted, digital, audio, editorial, and social content material.
Previous to her tenure with Hi there Sunshine, Koh was the primary Head of Unique Programming at Hulu, the place she oversaw and exec produced Emmy and BAFTA nominated collection, and collaborated with creatives together with Seth Meyers, James Corden, Kevin Smith, Josh Greenbaum, Marc Webb, and Richard Linklater. Koh beforehand served as SVP of Enterprise Growth at Marvel Studios, managing its residence leisure enterprise, and facilitating post-acquisition integration efforts with Disney. She additionally spent six years at Fox Searchlight, the place she labored on such movies as The Final King of Scotland, Notes on a Scandal, and The Historical past Boys.
Baggett was most just lately the President of Movement Image and Co-Head of Growth & Manufacturing at Marsai Martin’s Genius Productions. Throughout his time on the firm, he oversaw movies together with Amari and the Evening Brothers, Queen, and Stepmonster, in addition to the TV collection Baddies and Saturdays. Baggett started his profession at Paramount Photos TV in 2005, and has devoted his efforts as a inventive director and producer to storytelling centered on folks of coloration that creates new alternatives for underrepresented expertise, in entrance of and behind the digicam.
Confluential Movies is a multi-media manufacturing firm with a dedication to genuine storytelling, which has labored to construct a library of inclusive content material spanning throughout mediums, genres and platforms. The corporate’s tasks embrace the critically acclaimed HBO documentary 40 Years A Prisoner, and OWN docuseries Black Love. Their slate of upcoming movies contains The Good Discover, starring Gabrielle Union, Gina Torres and Keith Powers, Die Like A Man, starring Cory Hardrict, and an untitled NFL movie starring Joel Kinnaman.
Oliver is at present in post-production on an untitled Juice Wrld documentary for HBO, which he’s directing, producing, capturing, and modifying. The corporate has extra tasks arrange at Hulu, Sony, ViacomCBS, HBO, Netflix, and Peacock, and elsewhere.