In her new role, Levi will take the lead of Yes Studio’s distribution and co-production arm following the departure of the company's founder Danna Stern.
Yes Studios, the Israeli producer and distributor, has appointed Sharon Levi as its new Managing Director.
Levi’s appointment follows the exit of founder Danna Stern, who spent two decades at the Israeli broadcaster. Levi, who is joining the Israeli banner from ITV Studios-owned Armoza Format, will take the lead of Yes Studios’ distribution and co-production arm.
Levi has over 20 years of experience in music and television. While at Armoza Formats, she oversaw various deals with Fox, NBC, Netflix and the BBC, among others.
As part of her new role, Levi will oversee the distribution of Yes Studios’ series as well as develop co-production opportunities for Yes’ scripted titles with international partners.
Commenting on her new role, Levi said: “I’m excited to take the lead of the highly acclaimed “yes Studios” brand and to continue to bring high-end Israeli content to international audiences. I look forward to working on the exciting new series we have launching in 2022 as well as our existing line-up of award-winning and audience-pleasing titles. I’d like to thank Danna for the amazing work and contribution to the positioning of Israeli drama at the forefront of the TV industry.”
Stern added: “I wish Sharon and the entire team at yes Studios, our numerous partners and creators, continued success in bringing Israeli productions to global viewers. I look forward to new and exciting opportunities in international production as audiences have discovered great story-telling can come from everywhere.”
Yes Studios recently announced its upcoming new slate which includes Dance, the inaugural series by acclaimed filmmaker Rama Burshtein-Shay and Bloody Murray a nine-episode romantic comedy.