President, IM Global Television, Scripted
In July 2014, Mark Stern partnered with IM Global to form IM Global Television, a full-service studio to fund and distribute high-quality series for the domestic and international market. Since then, the company has teamed with some of the industry’s top talent to create over two dozen projects, including an adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s CAT’S CRADLE with Noah Hawley at FX, AMERICAN PRINCESS from executive producer Jenji Kohan at Lifetime, KILROY COUNTY with Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor at Showtime, and I REBEL with David Goyer at Amazon.
Prior to IM Global Television Stern served as President of Original Content at Syfy. During his 11-year tenure, he built a development team and slate of programming that vaulted the network into the top 5, defined its brand, and cemented its reputation as a home for well-produced, critically-acclaimed, highly-rated original programming. Among the dozens of scripted and unscripted series he shepherded are "Battlestar Galactica”, “Warehouse 13”, "Eureka," “Being Human,” “Alphas,” “Stargate: Atlantis,” “Caprica,” “Ghost Hunters,” “Face Off,” “Destination Truth,” “The Triangle,” "Tin Man," and “Defiance.”
Prior to Syfy, Stern was a partner at Trilogy Entertainment Group (“Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves,” “Backdraft”) where, as president of its television division, he Executive Produced over 300 hours of television, including the award-winning Showtime series "The Outer Limits," "The Magnificent Seven" for CBS, and the three-hour NBC movie event "Carrie." Stern also wrote numerous episodes of both "The Outer Limits" and "Poltergeist: The Legacy."
Born and raised in Manhattan, Stern met his wife Betsy while attending Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. They have two children and live in the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles.
Senior Vice President, Development, IM Global Television, Scripted
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Creative Executive, IM Global Television, Scripted
Mark McColey is a Creative Executive for IM Global Television. He started in July 2014 as the Executive Assistant to Mark Stern. Prior to that, he worked in Alternative Programming and Development at Syfy, supporting multiple executives in the acquisition, development, and production of several series.
Mark is a product of the prestigious NBC Page Program. In his time there, he worked on assignment during the 36th season of Saturday Night Live. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University, with degrees in both Advertising and Labor Employment-Relations.
Coordinator, IM Global Television, Scripted
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