Sky Studios In-Home Drama Director Preethi Mavahalli has joined Ben Stephenson’s transatlantic ITV Studios-backed indie, which shall be known as Poison Pen Studios.
Stephenson, a former BBC Drama boss and Head of TV at JJ Abram’s Unhealthy Robotic, has signed up former ITV Studios-backed Mammoth Display Drama Director Mavahalli from the brand new 12 months as Inventive Director.
He introduced he was leaving Unhealthy Robotic in July to kind the ITV Studios-backed shingle, which is able to forge high-end premium drama TV on each side of the pond.
“After I determined to begin my very own firm there was just one particular person I needed by my facet,” he stated. “Preethi is an exceptionally gifted and beautiful particular person with nice style and a implausible observe report. I can’t wait to get began, have enjoyable and make some nice drama together with her.”
Mavahalli has spent the previous 12 months as In-Home Drama Director at Sky Studios, the place she has overseen a slate together with the likes of The Rising and Blocco 181. Her Mammoth Display credit embrace massive hitters corresponding to BBC/Netflix’s The Serpent and Noughts + Crosses.
“To work alongside Ben, a producer I’ve admired for a few years, is a dream of a possibility,” she stated.