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Winnipeg, MB: Buffalo Gal Pictures is pleased to announce today that Jen Beasley has been named Head of Development, overseeing the company’s extensive and expanding slate of projects.  

A WGC Screenwriting Nominee, Jen brings a wealth of experience in the film and television industry to the position, having spent the past almost twenty years involved with the production and development of numerous projects in both Toronto and Winnipeg.  Jen heads the Development department with the aim of continuing Buffalo Gal’s success with regard to such award-winning series as “Less Than Kind” and “Sunnyside” and expanding the company’s repertoire to include a distinct roster of scripted as well as factual programming and feature films.  Comments Jen: “I am very excited about this new position, and look forward to developing a diverse slate featuring dramatic, literary narratives, genre-specific productions and strong character-driven stories, in addition to serialized and episodic television dramas, comedies and children’s programming.  I’m also excited to expand our reach to include web/digital components and series.”  She adds: “I can’t wait to work with the amazing and talented Canadian creatives, broadcasters and partners to make Buffalo Gal Pictures a watchword in quality film and television development."

Ms. Beasley joined the company in January of 2016 and has been instrumental on numerous productions.   Says President Phyllis Laing: “Jen’s aptitude and contributions have been invaluable to our team.  Having her as Head of Development will only strengthen Buffalo Gal Pictures’ position as an innovative teller of stories.” 

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