’s New York-based production company Warrior Poets
has announced the promotion of Jeremy Chilnick
to Chief Operating Officer. Chilnick has been with the company since its creation in 2004 and has produced multiple award-winning films, digital series and television programs. In the role, Chilnick will expand his responsibilities as COO to include oversight of all aspects of film, television and digital development, all internal productions, the delivery of all content and the ongoing management of the business itself.
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“This is an exciting time for the company. Jeremy is one of the most talented and multi-faceted producers in the industry,” said Spurlock. “The company has benefited immensely by his leadership as a partner, and as Chief Operating Officer I believe he will be instrumental in continuing to shape the future growth of Warrior Poets.”
“Morgan is a true visionary and his passion and creativity are unmatched,” added Chilnick. “I’ve been working with him since Warrior Poets’ inception, when it was just the two of us working side by side in a single office. I’ve had such an amazing experience at Warrior Poets – from the early days to now. It’=’s gratifying and thrilling to be at the forefront of the company’s expansion and work with such smart, talented and dedicated people. Also, I’m excited to wear more suits.”
Chilnick’s production work began with the documentary “What Would Jesus Buy?” and the Cannes selection “The Third Wave.” In the years since, he has co-wrote, produced and executive produced “Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?,” “The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! on Ice!,” “Freakonomics,” “POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold,” “Comic Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope,” “Mansome” and “One Direction: This Is Us.”
Chilnick is a graduate of the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. He has also worked with Hulu, Yahoo!, AOL, Maker Studios, Showtime, History, CMT, A&E and CNN, among others.