The morning show and Pachinko Producer Media Res has hired Michael McCormick to head physical production.
McCormick will oversee all production for all Media Res projects, including upcoming seasons of Apple TV+ morning show and Pachinko. He will also lead the physical production of series and films as part of the recently launched Media Res Nonfiction.
“We are delighted to welcome Michael McCormick to Media Res,” CEO Michael Ellenberg said in a statement. “McCormick’s unique experience, perspective and expertise, drawing on the best of television and film, makes him the ideal executive to oversee the production of Media Res.”
Says McCormick, “I’m thrilled to be joining a company that’s full of smart, talented people and has built an incredible reputation for creating groundbreaking, critically acclaimed content. I look forward to overseeing the physical production elements. of these remarkable productions.
McCormick comes to Media Res from MGM, where he was responsible for the physical production of scripted television. His area of expertise included Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale FX Fargo and the next Netflix series Wednesdayamong others.
Prior to MGM, McCormick was senior vice president of physical production at Universal Studios, where he oversaw films ranging from jurassic world at Mom Mia. He has also worked at Sony and Disney during his career.
Media Res productions also include those of HBO Scenes from a weddingApple’s next anthology on climate change Extrapolations and Prime Video i am a virgin.