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Former Netflix Exec Announces new Production Co at Annecy

Former Netflix Exec Announces new Production Co at Annecy

Alexi Wheeler Launches New Production Company, WHEEL

IN MOTION, in Partnership with SUPERPROD GROUP

Ahead of the highly anticipated Annecy International

Animated Film Festival, former Netflix EMEA Director, Alexi Wheeler announces

the creation of his new UK-based production company, WHEEL IN MOTION. This new

venture marks a significant development as it joins SUPERPROD Group, establishing a

strong presence for the conglomerate within the UK market.

With a remarkable career spanning over two decades, Alexi Wheeler brings a wealth of

experience to his latest endeavor. Alexi most recently spent five years at NETFLIX where his

last role was leading animated series for EMEA. Prior to NETFLIX, he served as Vice President

of International Production and Development at NICKELODEON. Alexi has contributed to the

success of iconic shows such as Peppa Pig, Big Tree City, Sharkdog, The Last Bus, Zero Chill,

and Heartstopper. Wheeler’s film portfolio is equally impressive, featuring work on Academy

Nominated Robin Robin and Chicken Run 2.

Wheel In Motion is set to develop an array of new shows and movies targeting diverse

audiences, encompassing both animation and live-action genres. Alexi Wheeler expresses

his enthusiasm for his collaboration with Clement Calvet and Jeremie Fajner, co-founders of

Superprod Group. He regards Superprod as “one of the very best studios in the world right

now” and believes that “The timing is perfect for a new and dynamic production company

that is able to move with the times, deliver on audience needs and to establish a bold and

exciting new slate of content.”

Wheeler adds, “Having held senior roles at leading media companies, I feel the timing is

perfect for me to channel everything I have experienced into Wheel In Motion, fostering

innovation and creativity in the UK and beyond.”

Clement Calvet and Jérémie Fajner, Founders of Superprod Group shared their excitement

about the partnership, stating: “We are thrilled to welcome Alexi and Wheel In Motion into

the Superprod family. This partnership embodies our commitment to expanding our creative

reach and supporting exceptional talent across the globe. Alexi’s vision for Wheel In Motion

complements our mission to produce innovative and diverse content that resonates with

both kids, YA and family audiences worldwide.”

Wheel In Motion not only promises to invigorate the UK’s creative industry but also aims to

make a substantial impact on the global entertainment landscape.

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Rebecca Ash

Rebecca is the Editorial Director at Total Licensing Ltd. She can be reached at

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