Sow You Entertainment expands its creative team with new appointments

Amy Stephenson and Shane Langan join the company as development producers. They have developed shows for Amazon, Nickelodeon, BBC, and Warner Bros. Discovery.

23 MAR 2023

Amy Stephenson and Shane Langan

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Since its inception during the pandemic, children’s and family content company Sow You Entertainment is expanding its creative team as demonstrated by its hiring of Amy Stephenson and Shane Langan as development producers. Based in Dublin, the duo will report to co-founder, Lena Byrne stated: “As our initial projects are coming to fruition, we are delighted to have Amy and Shane on board to grow the development slate and nurture new ideas with us.”

Amy and Shane have been writing together since they co-founded the comedy group "Diet of Worms", back in 2006. Since 2015, they’ve been working in the animation industry, writing, head-writing and story developing shows for Amazon, Nickelodeon, BBC, and Warner Bros. Discovery.

"Shane and I are both so excited to be joining Sow You. We’ve worked many times before with Lena, Chris and John, and loved every minute of it. It’s such a great team and an amazing slate of projects to get stuck into," said Stephenson.

This appointments are in response to the growth of the company’s dynamic development slate across a range of genres, with active discussions already ongoing regarding production financing with potential broadcast partners for its initial offerings. The company has taken additional office space in Dublin as a result of the needs of the founders, along with its development and production teams to continue mapping out the growth strategy of the business.

On the other hand, the specialising in Children’s and Family content has secured funding from Screen Ireland in recognition of the immense potential of this new arrival on the Irish animation scene.