Julie Anne Robinson
Julie Anne Robinson has developed several television series, both in the United States and abroad. Most recently, she developed the hit ABC series THE CATCH with Shondaland, and NBC comedy I FEEL BAD with Amy Poehler. She also is in development on a new drama with Sky in the UK.
Robinson is a BAFTA and Golden Globe-nominated director. She has directed various network pilots that have gone to series, including THE MIDDLE and SCOUNDRELS and executive produced SELFIE, HOW TO LIVE WITH YOUR PARENTS, and others.
Her American television credits include a variety of shows including I’M DYING UP HERE (Showtime), THE LAST TYCOON (Amazon), MASTERS OF SEX, NURSE JACKIE, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, SCANDAL, MANHATTAN, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, GREY’S ANATOMY, PUSHING DAISIES.
Her British Television credits include the critically-acclaimed, BAFTA, RTE and Golden Globe nominated mini-series, VIVA BLACKPOOL for BBC; as well as the BAFTA-nominated television movie COMING DOWN THE MOUNTAIN.
Robinson also directed the features THE LAST SONG and ONE FOR THE MONEY.
HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT
Prior to joining CannyLads, Pancho developed scripted projects for Intrigue, an independent production company. There, she brought in the underlying material for several projects, including the NBC series GAME OF SILENCE and the ABC pilot HAIL MARY. Notably, she developed DEALERS OF LIGHTNING (eOne/History Channel), THE ELEMENTS (Amblin/UCP/USA), and STORYVILLE (Intuition/Fox).
Before working in development, Pancho oversaw the creative division at Deluxe, where she managed a team of producers, designers, and editors, who were responsible for creating behind-the-scenes, interactive games, graphics, and menus for the home release of titles such as MAD MEN, THE DARK KNIGHT, SAW, STAR TREK, and GLADIATOR. She was previously a producer of feature and TV behind-the-scenes and began her career in post at DreamWorks.
Coral Opem is a Chicago native living in Los Angeles. Before joining CannyLads, she spent a handful of years working in Film/TV production in Chicago and Los Angeles on various projects, including CHICAGO P.D., THE CHI, OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY, ANIMAL KINGDOM, and I FEEL BAD. She studied at Ball State University, and previously worked as a stage manager.