Lisa Fahrenholt was named Vice President, International Development, Scripted, Endemol Shine North America, in March 2018.
Fahrenholt, who had served as Director, North American Acquisitions for Endemol Shine International since March 2015, continues to also oversee finished program acquisitions and co-financing opportunities for the company’s international sales division.
In her new role, Fahrenholt is charged with identifying, facilitating and packaging programming opportunities with a key focus on adapting Endemol Shine Group-owned global formats for the U.S. market.
Most recently, Lisa has been involved in the upcoming launch of Utopia for Amazon Prime, a scripted thriller based on the British series of the same name. Gillian Flynn, the best-selling author and screenwriter of Golden Globe-nominated Gone Girl, is behind the nine-episode adaptation.
Prior to the Endemol Shine merger, Fahrenholt served as Manager, Acquisitions, for Endemol Worldwide Distribution and previously was on the Endemol Studios programming team in Los Angeles, working across such series as Red Widow, Low Winter Sun and Kingdom.