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April 19, 2015 4:32 AM ET

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Company Overview of Electus, LLC

Company Overview

Electus, LLC operates a multimedia studio. It enables content creators to engage with advertising and technology partners at the inception of the creative process and partner on the finished product across a multi-platform distribution model. The company produces various forms of content, including game shows, one hour drama, comedy, women’s lifestyle, children’s programming, digital content, and urban entertainment. It distributes content through its distribution arm, as well as through analog and digital, television, film, and mobile platforms in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in West Hollywood, California. Electus, LLC operates as a sub...

8800 West Sunset Boulevard

7th Floor

West Hollywood, CA 90069

United States

Founded in 2009

Phone:

310-360-3422

Key Executives for Electus, LLC

Chief Executive Officer
Founder and Chairman
Chief Operating Officer and Head of Digital
President of Engine/Electus Distribution
President of Content Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Electus, LLC Key Developments

Electus and CollegeHumor Media Team Up to Form Electus Digital

Electus, an operating business of announced the formation of Electus Digital, a union of IAC's CollegeHumor Media and select Electus digital and studio properties. This alliance positions Electus Digital to become the leading entertainment company targeting people ages 18-34. Drew Buckley, Chief Operating Officer of Electus, will oversee the new division. As part of Electus Digital, the CollegeHumor Originals production team has formed Big Breakfast, a full-service production company led by Sam Reich. Big Breakfast will focus on the development of feature length films, television programming and new media projects for Electus Digital, as well as continue to lead production of original videos for CollegeHumor.com. The company will also be responsible for creating original content for other digital platforms, in addition to television and film partners. Among Big Breakfast's first projects is a development deal with TBS to bring the hit CollegeHumor series, Jake and Amir, to television. Electus Digital will be comprised of website properties CollegeHumor.com, Dorkly.com and WatchLOUD.com; YouTube channels WatchLOUD, Nuevon and Hungry; and production companies Big Breakfast and dumbdumb.

Electus Appoints Corie Henson as EVP of Unscripted Television

Electus announced the appointment of Corie Henson as Executive Vice President of Unscripted Television. Ms. Henson was previously Vice President of Alternative Series at ABC Entertainment where she oversaw production for hit series including Dancing with the Stars, Shark Tank and the Extreme Makeover franchise. Ms. Henson will begin mid-September and will report to Electus CEO Chris Grant. In her new role, Henson will oversee all of the company's unscripted TV business.

Electus Signs First Look Deal with Caracol International

Electus announced that it has signed a first look deal with Caracol Television. The one-year agreement, gives Electus first look rights to its scripted and non-scripted programming catalog. With the first look, Electus, along with its production partner Jay Weisleder, will develop, pitch and produce Caracol formats into the U.S. market. This is the first deal of its kind for Electus. Caracol programming has adapted shows to air in various countries around the world, with great success. Their most notable telenovelas to make an international debut include Sin Tetas no Hay Paraiso, El Secretario and Nuevo Rico Nuevo Pobre. The mega hit Pablo Escobar, The Drug Lord has been one of Caracol's most ambitious productions to date, and following this phenomenon Caracol has continued its high-level production trends with its upcoming series: Football Dreams and The Voice of Freedom.

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