There’s been a tremendous amount of careful thought put into how the film and television production industry returns to work in this unprecedented time. Across the industry, companies, unions, professional organizations and others have implemented the best safety measures.
Our commitment is to keep the safety of our employees, clients, and everyone on the EUE/Screen Gems lots our No. 1 priority. We’ve revised our operational procedures to follow the most up-to-date coronavirus CDC workplace guidelines, trained employees and made improvements to our physical facilities. You’ll find our employees wearing masks, practicing social distancing, and in every way putting safety first.
We’re committed to helping our clients successfully navigate this new environment.
We had some good news last week. First, Deadline Hollywood announced that National Geographic Channel ordered its first scripted series, “Genius,” from Imagine TV. Second, Ron Howard will direct the series. The series focuses on the world’s most creative innovators. Finally, the series originates from Imagine TV, Fox 21 Studios, OddLot Entertainment and EUE/Sokolow,
EUE/Sokolow serves as the content division of EUE/Screen Gems. The group operates out of Los Angeles, and Sam Sokolow leads the group. Sam has partnered for several years with EUE/Screen Gems as an independent television production company. EUE/Sokolow focuses on creating, packaging and producing original television properties, including scripted dramas, scripted dramas, and scripted comedies. In addition, they concept reality shows and game shows.
Sam Sokolow and Jeff Cooney of EUE/Sokolow are executive producing the new series for National Geographic Channel. Sokolow is working on a dozen projects in various stages of development. The Einstein “Genius” project is the most imminent. Cooney has directed hundreds of commercials for global brands such as Coca Cola, UPS, VISA, Proctor & Gamble and Mitsubishi. He has executive produced several independent feature films as well as pilots for the Oprah Winfrey Network and NBC.
We look forward to seeing the series come to life. In conclusion, filming starts this summer in Prague.
—Posted by EUE/Screen Gems Studios