Former Youngest Media founder David Flynn has launched new studio Plegazoid.

Plegazoid has struck an exclusive joint venture agreement with South Shore, producer of recent Channel 4 hit Don’t Look Down, to develop and produce non scripted formats together.

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David Flynn has launched new studio Plegazoid

Flynn, a serial creator and producer of hits such as Million Pound Drop, Game of Clones, Moneybags and Small Fortune amongst many others, has been working with South Shore for several months and they have two projects at pilot stage with UK broadcasters.

Flynn said: “We’re on the hunt for Plegazoids, those counter intuitive ideas that nobody else has thought of. Andy and Mel and the South Shore team share my desire to launch these shows and their creativity and independent spirit make them the perfect partner to join forces with.”

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Andrew MacKenzie, CEO of South Shore said: “David is one of the smartest people in the industry. He’s got an incredible track record and his talent, personality and ambition make him the perfect fit to partner with South Shore. We couldn’t be happier to be launching this joint venture with him.” 

South Shore is backed by ITV Studios, which will also work alongside Plegazoid to develop its ideas for global audiences via its creative network, as well as handling international distribution for the joint venture.

Shore won a BAFTA for its documentary John and Joe Bishop Life After Deaf, and was BAFTA nominated for its BBC One hit series Freddie Flintoff’s Field of Dreams.

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