Across Alexi Wheeler’s career he has produced/executive produced over 250 hours of content aimed at pre-schoolers and 6-12 year olds both in live-action and animation. Alexi has experience in varying areas of the children’s media industry from creating/developing content, commissioning and producing programming through to the structuring of production budgets and selling in of content. Alexi has also implemented global schemes including the very successful Nickelodeon International Shorts Program and the International Pre-School Shorts Initiative.
Alexi’s extensive experience in children’s media and broadcasting includes production and development positions at Contender Entertainment, Rubber Duck, HRTV, EOne Family, Squarezero as well as a stint as Managing Director and Founder of the creative consultancy and independent production company, Plimmy Ltd. In 2010, Alexi moved into broadcasting working in acquisitions and programming for Nickelodeon UK before taking a production and development role with the Nickelodeon International team. Since then he was worked his way up from Management level to that of Vice President, Animation Production and Development.
Credits include Production Associate on Peppa Pig, Network Executive on Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom, Exec in Charge on Nella the Princess Knight, Zack and Quack and Tickety Tock, Producer on Humf (BAFTA nominated), Production Manager on Fireman Sam as well as additional roles on content including Lost and Found, Olive the Ostrich, Wanda and the Alien and The House of Anubis. Over the last six years Alexi has also unearthed, developed and acted as EIC for more than 35 International Nickelodeon Shorts produced globally as well as multiple pilots. This year Alexi will be leading the charge on a raft of new productions in the international space.