Leyla Formoso’s programming expertise spans 24 years in international sales, production, development and acquisitions. Joining Nelvana for the first time in 1998, for over 10 years Leyla gained a strong knowledge of kids’ content. Following, Leyla honed her experience in feature films and drama television as VP Media Distribution and Development at companies such as Xilam Animation and Federation Entertainment. Leyla also worked on a four-year project for Venezuela’s Ministry of Culture where she was responsible for programming sales and acquisitions on behalf of their national channels. Recently returning to Nelvana and kids’ content, Leyla applies her vast industry experience and understanding of what makes a series an international success to growing Nelvana’s presence in LATAM adding recently the representation of all Corus Studios Lifestyle, Non-Scripted, Factual content!
Leyla is French/Venezuelan and specializes in the LATAM and South European territories.