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[06/01/20 - 09:45 AM]
Syrinthia Studer Named Executive Vice President, Nickelodeon and Awesomeness Films
A 20-year industry veteran, Studer most recently served as Paramount Pictures' Executive Vice President, Worldwide Acquisitions.

[via press release from Nickelodeon]

SYRINTHIA STUDER NAMED EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, NICKELODEON AND AWESOMENESS FILMS

LOS ANGELES - JUNE 1, 2020 - Syrinthia Studer has been named Executive Vice President, Nickelodeon and Awesomeness Films, overseeing all live-action feature-length content for Awesomeness and Nickelodeon's Kids & Family Studio in a role that encompasses development, production, acquisitions and co-financing. The news was announced today by Shelley Zimmerman, Executive Vice President, Live-Action Studio, Awesomeness and Nickelodeon, to whom Studer will report.

Said Zimmerman, "Syrinthia's extensive experience and understanding of today's content landscape will make her an invaluable asset to Awesomeness's and Nickelodeon's expanding live-action studio businesses. We're thrilled to have her join the team and lead the charge in creating an exciting new slate of projects and partnerships that will reflect the passions, curiosities and diverse profile of our audiences."

Studer's addition comes at a time of great momentum for Awesomeness's film business in particular, evidenced by its recent successes ranging from To All The Boys I've Loved Before and To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, to The Perfect Date and Before I Fall. In her new role, Studer will further harness the strengths of Awesomeness and Nick to develop original feature-length live-action content for both Gen Z and the kids and family audience.

Said Studer, "Awesomeness and Nickelodeon have created such impactful movies for screens worldwide that reflect the different realities that young people live and play in. I'm excited to join the team and expand the studio's successes and find compelling stories from new voices."

A 20-year industry veteran, Studer most recently served as Paramount Pictures' Executive Vice President, Worldwide Acquisitions, where she oversaw the global content acquisitions business, acquiring films for domestic and international theatrical release and distribution across multiple home entertainment platforms including streaming and digital VOD.

Studer is known for her ability to identify and nurture films across genres for global audiences. Among her notable acquisitions are the breakout comedy Book Club starring Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen and Candice Bergen which grossed $100M in the worldwide box office, Richard Linklater's Boyhood which she acquired home media rights via a multi-picture relationship with IFC Films as well as numerous internationally distributed film festival favorites.

Previously, she held senior strategic marketing and acquisitions roles at Paramount in addition to new business development with theatre chain Loews Cineplex Entertainment.

About Awesomeness

Awesomeness, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, is a media company focused on serving the global Gen Z audience through its digital publishing, film and television studio divisions. Awesomeness has become the destination for youth culture, cultivating a loyal audience with hit programming on the world's biggest streaming services including Netflix (smash-hit film series "To All The Boys I've Loved Before," "Trinkets") and Hulu (Emmy(R) award-winning "Zac & Mia", Emmy(R) nominee "Pen15"), along with the company's immensely popular short-form programs on YouTube ("Brent Rivera's Dream Vacation," "My Dream Quincea´┐Żera," "Malibu Surf"), that garner hundreds of millions of views. As a leading media brand, Awesomeness' worldwide distribution footprint spans owned, social and premium SVOD platforms. The company also includes a creative agency, creator network, and brand partnerships division. Founded in 2012, Awesomeness is headquartered in Los Angeles, with additional offices in New York.

About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 41st year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (Nasdaq: VIACA, VIAC).





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