EXCLUSIVE: Fifth Season’s COO Tim Robinson has left the Severance producer after 4 years.
Robinson, a former Shine Group and Avalon boss, joined Fifth Season in 2018. The Brit has been understanding of its LA base however exited lately.
Robinson is nicely revered and far appreciated at Fifth Season, which was previously often known as Endeavor Content. He performed a key position within the firm’s sale to South Korean powerhouse CJ ENM final yr and the following rebrand to its new id. CJ ENM purchased 80% of Fifth Season for $785M, with Endeavor retaining the opposite 20%.
The departure is known to be amicable and Robinson is believed to be exploring new alternatives.
Among his duties at Fifth Season, Robinson labored on exploring new alternatives following CJ’s funding. He additionally oversaw enterprise affairs, HR, finance, manufacturing, the music and dwell groups, company improvement, operations, infrastructure, expertise improvement, integration of artistic partnerships and investments.
Deadline understands his duties are at present being lined internally.
Robinson joined Fifth Season on the finish of the 2018, having previously been COO of expertise administration and Last Week Tonight With John Oliver manufacturing firm Avalon. Before that, he was interim COO at Vertical Networks, Elisabeth Murdoch’s digital content material outfit. Further again, he was COO of Murdoch’s Shine Group and has held senior roles at Metronome, 2waytraffic and Celador International.
Fifth Season is behind exhibits similar to Severance, See, Killing Eve, The Night Manager, Tokyo Vice and Normal People and upcoming initiatives similar to Alma Har’el’s Lady within the Lake starring Natalie Portman for Apple and The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart, Amazon’s first Australian unique, starring Sigourney Weaver. Its movies embody The Lost Daughter, Cha Cha Real Smooth and Tom Brady’s 80 For Brady.
In October, the corporate promoted TV bosses Joe Hipps, Todd Sharp and Prentiss Fraser, a month after the rebrand. Chris Rice and Graham Taylor are the corporate co-CEOs.
Endeavor Content was shaped in 2017 from the manufacturing, gross sales, and distribution belongings inside Endeavor, WME, and IMG.