Speaker John Morayniss

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John Morayniss

Chief Executive Officer

Blink49 Content Inc

John Morayniss is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Blink49 Studios, overseeing all aspects of the company’s activities, which encompass the development, production, licensing, financing and monetization of all forms of television content.

Before launching Blink49 Studios, John served for a decade as the CEO of Entertainment One Television (eOne). Under his leadership, eOne established an unparalleled network of global television partnerships, delivered acclaimed scripted and non-scripted series and grew its global sales operation to be among the best in the industry. Some of the most notable productions during his tenure include The Rookie for ABC starring Nathan Fillion, Designated Survivor for ABC and Netflix starring Kiefer Sutherland, Sharp Objects for HBO starring Amy Adams, Hell On Wheels for AMC, Burden of Truth for the CBC and CW, Hung for HBO and Rookie Blue for Corus and ABC. On the non-scripted side, during John’s tenure, eOne’s slate included Naked and Afraid for Discovery; Siesta Keys for MTV; and LA Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later for A&E. In addition, John orchestrated the acquisition of international distribution rights to AMC’s The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead. 

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