Speaker Tom McGillis

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Tom McGillis

President & Executive Producer

Fresh TV

Tom McGillis is an Emmy® Award-winning executive producer, writer and series creator of youth and family entertainment. As President and Co-Founder of Fresh TV, Tom, alongside partner Jennifer Pertsch, is the creative force behind a string of hits including the Total Drama Island franchise, My Babysitter’s a Vampire, Really Me!, Bunks, 6TEEN and Stoked. Each of these series has aired around the world on Disney Channel, Cartoon Network, TELETOON and Family Channel. Fresh's latest production, Backstage, a scripted drama series set in a school for the performing arts, was recently renewed for a second season by both Disney and Family Channel. 

At the helm of Fresh’s current expansion into the prime time space, Tom is responsible for leading the Fresh TV development team in its collaboration with American and Canadian networks and talent.

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