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CEO Gale Anne Hurd led Valhalla’s first foray into cable series television, developing and producing AMC’s hit drama, The Walking Dead, which currently reigns as the most-watched scripted drama, beating all broadcast and cable series among adults 18-49. The Walking Dead has earned many awards and nominations including two Emmys for Prosthetic Makeup, Best Sound Editing from the MPSE, eleven Saturn Awards including Best Cable Series and Best Presentation on Television, two AFI ‘TV Program of the Year’ awards, an Eddie from the American Cinema Editors, Critics’ Choice Award for Most Bingeworthy Show, three People’s Choice Awards and the WGA’s New Media Writing Award. The series returns in October 2017 for its eighth season with 16 new episodes.

Hurd is an Executive Producer of AMC’s companion series, Fear the Walking Dead, which received a two season order prior to its debut and recently set a new ratings record for a cable premiere with 13.3 million viewers. The series won the 2015 distinction ‘Show You’re Most Excited to See’ from E! Online. Fear the Walking Dead debuts its third season this June 2017.

In addition, Gale Anne Hurd serves as a Consulting Producer on AMC’s top-rated talk show, Talking Dead, which recently logged 7.5 million viewers and is the second highest rated basic cable show on Sunday nights, behind only The Walking Dead.

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Gale Anne Hurd
Gale Anne Hurd is one of the entertainment industry's most esteemed producers of Academy and Emmy Award-winning programs that shatter box office and ratings records... Read More
Julie Thomson
CFO/Business Affairs
Julie Thomson graduated from the University of Utah in 1979 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. She worked at the high profile multinational firm, Price Waterhouse, in the tax department with an emphasis on entertainment clients from 1979 until 1990... Read more
Phillip Kobylanski
Co-Vice President of Development
In his six years with the company, Kobylanski has helped to shepherd an impressive slate of Television and Feature projects. He has been an integral member of the team in the development of Valhalla’s groundbreaking show, The Walking Dead, it’s recent companion series, Fear the Walking Dead... Read more
Jeff Nemon
Co-Vice President of Development
Jeff Nemon is Co-Vice President of Development at Valhalla Entertainment. He has been a part of the Valhalla development team since 2012 where he is currently the development lead on Valhalla’s Syfy series, Hunters. Previous to joining Valhalla, Jeff worked at CBS Television Studios, where he provided creative input on shows such as The Good Wife and Criminal Minds... Read more
Lyndsey Miller
VP of Marketing and Publicity
Currently the Publicity and Marketing Executive at Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla Entertainment, Lyndsey Miller has worked throughout the entertainment industry for over 14 years. Before starting at Valhalla four years ago, Lyndsey worked for the Academy Awards as a press consultant, with music legends, The Doors... Read more
Marina Dompke
Manager of Development
Marina Dompke joined the Valhalla development team in 2015. Prior to joining Valhalla she worked at Fox Broadcasting Company in both Drama Development and Current Programming, where she worked on a wide array of series including Bones, Glee, and Family Guy. Marina is an active member of the theatre community...Read more

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