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Rob McElhenney launches new firm Extra Higher Industries

Rob McElhenney launches new firm Extra Higher Industries


EXCLUSIVE: Rob McElhenney has launched Extra Higher Industries, a multi-faceted firm which encompasses three dynamic entities: Extra Higher Productions, Extra Higher Advisory and Extra Higher Ventures. He has appointed Jackie Cohn as the pinnacle of Extra Higher Productions.

She beforehand ran tv at Pink Hour the place she developed and govt produced Severance for Apple TV+, which earned fourteen Emmy nominations, together with Excellent Drama Collection. Cohn was additionally an govt producer on Apple TV+’s Excessive Desert starring Patricia Arquette, the CW’s Within the Darkish, labored on Comedy Central’s hit reveals One other Interval and Huge Time in Hollywood, FL, and govt produced the impartial romantic comedy Plus One.

The corporate is a movie, tv, and multimedia firm that expands upon McElhenney’s distinctive method to worldbuilding by creating, growing and producing daring, human tales. Extra Higher Productions has quickly turn out to be a artistic hub increasing throughout quite a few genres and media platforms together with HBO, Amazon, and Netflix, with over thirty movie, tv and docuseries in improvement.

Within the wake of Welcome to Wrexham’s success, they’re additionally constructing a slate of high-end scripted and unscripted sports activities content material centering on the corporate’s core mission to uplift and enrich individuals’s lives by humor, coronary heart, and neighborhood throughout the globe. Extra Higher is already in enterprise with a few of the most fun artistic forces within the trade together with Ryan Reynolds, Larry David, Elliot Web page, and Nzingha Stewart, to call a couple of. Extra Higher Manufacturing’s aim is to supply entry and assist to the following technology of creatives in the identical spirit of the generosity McElhenney acquired in his early days within the trade.

Extra Higher Productions and McElhenney just lately made their Sundance debut with the corporate’s produced pilot Me/We, an Episodic Pilot Showcase official choice. The pilot, was co-written by McElhenney Keyonna Taylor. On the strategic entrance, Extra Higher Advisory presents unparalleled consulting, model partnership, and artistic advertising and marketing companies. A few of the notable ventures that Extra Higher oversees contains:

Wrexham AFC: Extra Higher offers industrial, model partnerships and operational companies to the now globally-renowned Membership – which is on the heart of the five-time Emmy profitable collection Welcome to Wrexham on FX. This scope of companies contains constructing out the pathway to monetize and additional commercialize Wrexham AFC Girls’s crew.

Ally Financial institution: Extra Higher serves as a advertising and marketing companion for Wrexham AFC, and just lately introduced its historic sponsorship of Wrexham AFC Girls to assist convey the membership to the U.S. for the primary time this summer time, with dates and matches to be introduced quickly.

4 Partitions: For the favored Irish American whiskey model from McElhenney and his At all times Sunny In Philadelphia co-stars Glenn Howerton and Charlie Day together with CEO Casey McGrath – Extra Higher Advisory secured Collection A Financing with buyers together with Kevin Durant’s 35 Ventures and Chase Utley. Extra Higher offers operational advisory companies and artistic advertising and marketing and manufacturing companies to the model to strategically develop its presence globally. Examples embody an ongoing partnership with Wrexham AFC, together with a historic integration into the the Membership’s stadium with the current ‘Fourth Wall’ Kop Stand and McElhenney sharing a drink with Prince William throughout his St. David’s day go to.

Extra Higher Advisory is led by Chief Technique Officer Kelsey Trainor. Trainor has labored as a lawyer and operational chief in TV, sports activities, and leisure. She has served as in-house counsel for Abrams Media, the place she oversaw authorized and enterprise affairs for quite a few web sites, podcast networks, TV/movie productions and improvement, e-book publishing, and a reside 24/7 information community. She additionally served as Vice President Enterprise & Authorized Affairs for a sports-betting media startup co-founded by Kevin Garnett.



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