Comic book and graphic novel publisher IDW Publishing has launched IDW Entertainment, a division of the company that will develop television work inspired by the company’s collection of more than 300 original properties.
Television executive David Ozer will serve as publisher of the new division, working alongside publisher Ted Adams. Here’s more from the release:
A key focus for the division is the financing, development and production of television series with the goal of securing straight-to-series commitments from networks. Ozer’s background includes executive level roles at Sonar Entertainment, Starz Media/IDT Entertainment and DIC Entertainment …. Circle of Confusion, Executive Producer of the hit AMC series The Walking Dead, will oversee packaging and creative development of the division and will executive produce the company’s projects. Rick Jacobs will continue to run point on these efforts.