EXCLUSIVE: Former Boat Rocker Media exec Nancy Eagle has joined Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group as Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs, with a focus on scripted content and production deals.
In her role, Eagle will be charged with business and legal affairs related to the development and production of movies, television series, and other premium content for distribution via the AMG platforms Allen Media Group Television, Allen Media Group Motion Pictures (AMGMP), the AMGMP digital distribution unit Freestyle Digital Media, the free-streaming service Local Now, as well as external streaming services and distribution platforms.
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Eagle moves to AMG from Boat Rocker Studios, where she served as Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs. Prior to Boat Rocker, Eagle spent 25 years with NBC/Universal as Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs where she focused on motion picture, television, and family entertainment deals. Before that, Eagle spent 10 years at Disney/ABC as Director of Business Affairs where she handled business affairs for movies-for-television, pilot/series productions and specials. She also helped to create the first in-house production entity for the Children’s Programming department, which became the model for ABC’s in-house primetime production entity, Greengrass Productions.
“Nancy Eagle is an excellent addition to Allen Media Group’s business and legal affairs team,” said Byron Allen, Founder/Chairman/CEO of Allen Media Group. “Nancy’s experience and success in negotiating development and production agreements for premium content will help us further expand our initiatives as our scripted television and movie division continues to grow.”
Based in Los Angeles, Eagle reports directly to AMG Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Mark DeVitre.
“We are thrilled to welcome Nancy Eagle to our growing team at Allen Media Group,” said DeVitre. “Nancy’s incredible wealth of experience in motion picture and television business and legal affairs will help us to make better and more efficient deals as we aggressively pursue projects for production and distribution by Allen Media Group.”
Added Eagle: “I’m excited to join Allen Media Group and work with Byron Allen, Mark DeVitre, and the whole team on their ever-growing portfolio of assets across multiple media platforms. I started my career working for a television network and transitioned to a movie studio, so I’m thrilled to cross pollinate my skills to serve Allen Media Group’s long-term production and global distribution goals.”
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