Canadian digital agency Secret Location has expanded its U.S. operations by naming Eric Shamlin its VP, managing director and executive producer of the company’s L.A. office.
Previously the executive creative producer for Stockholm-based Stopp, an integrated production company, Shamlin will focus on the company’s U.S. clients – which includes Focus Features, PBS’ Frontline, eOne Music, Red Bull Media House and Death Row Records – as well as developing original productions, which includes Whatever Linda.
Shamlin’s resume also includes stints at Apple, Blitz Digital Agency and creative agency Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. He’s also served as a special projects producer for ABC News.
Toronto-headquartered Secret Location produces interactive media and original productions. Recent projects have included a VR execution for Fox’s Sleepy Hollow, a custom-shot interactive episode for NBC’s The Blacklist and designing the web launch for the third season of IFC’s Portlandia.
The firm received a substantial investment in May 2014 from Entertainment One and opened its L.A. office in December.