09.24.2009 02:00 PM
D.C. Area Production Companies Merge
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Interface
Media Group, a production and post-production company here has acquired
Virginia-based Alexandria Productions. Deal terms were not disclosed.
Alexandria Founder and President Joel Westbrook is joining IMG as executive producer.
He’ll oversee original production, co-production and multiplatform projects.
Prior to founding Alexandria Productions in 1995 Westbrook was senior vice
president and executive producer at Time Life Television and Video. He worked
at Turner Productions as an executive vice president before Time Life.
At Alexandria, Westbrook produced hundreds of hours of nonfiction programming
for NBC, PBS, Discovery, TLC, National Geographic, TBS and other domestic and
international broadcasters, IMG said. (Image
at left is from a 2007 PBS documentary, “The Boomer Century,” 1946-2046,” from
Alexandria Productions and Generation Entertainment.)
Interface Media Group has been in business for more than three decades. The
company provides “script-to-screen creative development; location and studio
production and transmission...,” and a variety of other services. Clients range
from advertisers and PR agencies, to corporate entities, government agencies,
art museums, PBS, Discovery and National Geographic Channel among others.