Anderson goes live at Frantic Films


TORONTO -- Canadian producer Frantic Films on Thursday said it has hired Derek Anderson to head up its live-action division as director of development.

Anderson most recently worked as head of development at Toronto-based Cream Prods. and before that at Cineflix Prods., a lifestyle programming producer.

Jamie Brown, CEO of Winnipeg-based Frantic Films, said Anderson, who will be based in Toronto, will be charged with developing its live-action slate, particularly the dramatic, history and lifestyle genres.

"His extensive experience in the entertainment industry will help maintain the company's recent momentum as well as develop new markets and opportunities," Brown said.