Eddie Gamarra has a new job at Nickelodeon: vp, literary affairs. In the newly created role, he will find and evaluate literary material to option and develop for animated and live-action productions at Nickelodeon and Awesomeness, a Gen-Z-oriented studio owned (like Nick) by ViacomCBS.
Previously, Gamarra was vp, studio business development at Nickelodeon, a post he’d held since July 2019. Before that, he served as a literary manager at The Gotham Group, where he focused on kids and family entertainment. He worked with New York Times-bestselling authors and illustrators, as well as Oscar, Emmy, Caldecott, and Newbery award winners and nominees.
Gamarra’s film credits include executive-producing Disney+’s Stargirl, Fox’s The Maze Runner trilogy, and Netflix’s upcoming Wendell and Wild, directed by Henry Selick.