More change is in the air at IDW, this time on TV side of the organization. David Ozer, President of IDW Entertainment, is exiting the company to become an independent producer. this is significant, as he’s been on the side of the company since day one and since then they’ve secured deals at SyFy, BBC America and Netflix. That wing of the company is growing.
Official PR follows:
Kerry McCluggage, CEO of IDW Media Holdings, announced today that David Ozer, President of IDW Entertainment, will be leaving the Company to become an independent producer.
IDW Entertainment was launched in 2013, and Ozer and his team have been responsible for building the division and successfully delivering three seasons of the critically-acclaimed Wynonna Earp and securing deals with Netflix to produce Locke and Key and V-Wars. IDW Entertainment also has a strong roster of projects in active development, with properties based on their deep and growing library of comic books and graphic novels, as well as properties created by their many friends in the writer/producer community.
“David has been with IDW Entertainment from the beginning and, along with his team, helped build IDW Entertainment into a thriving independent production company and we wish him well in his future endeavors,” said McCluggage. “We look forward to building on the solid foundation of our entertainment division by developing and delivering even more quality productions to the television and film markets.”
“This was a difficult decision to make, as I am extremely proud of what we have achieved with IDW Entertainment, but also incredibly excited by the opportunities in the independent producing market today,” commented Ozer.