‘Fauda’ Creators’ Faraway Road Appoints Former Armoza And Keshet Executives – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Faraway Road Productions, the manufacturing label based by Fauda creators Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff and which was acquired this year by Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs’ Candle Media, has employed Salome Peillon and Adi Ezroni, as Chief Operating Officer and EVP of Content, respectively.  

With workplaces in Tel Aviv and Los Angeles, Peillon will oversee the studio’s international operations. Ezroni will oversee artistic growth and manufacturing for Faraway Road’s movie and TV initiatives.

Ezroni beforehand served as Co-Head of Features and VP Television at Keshet Studios, whereas Peillon beforehand served as Head of International Sales at ITV-owned Armoza Formats.

The hires come on the eve of Fauda‘s season four premiere on Israel’s Yes TV, previous to its worldwide rollout on Netflix.

Raz and Issacharoff mentioned: “We are excited to add Salome and Adi to our team, to further drive our focus on creating premium content with global appeal, and as we work with our new partners at Candle Media to expand our capabilities.”

Ezroni added: “I’m thrilled to join the Faraway creative engine. The opportunity to work with Avi, Lior, Kevin and Tom is incredibly energizing. I look forward to establishing ourselves as the ‘go to’ for propulsive, character driven content and as a beacon for authentic storytellers.”

Peillon commented: “With the recent acquisition by Candle Media and the robust slate of projects in development and production, I am excited to work with the team on growing our offices, positioning the company across multiple international markets and collaborating with creative partners to bring unique voices to the screen.”

Faraway Road is greatest identified for creating and producing the critically acclaimed collection Fauda, the political thriller through which Raz additionally stars, based mostly on his and Issacharoff’s time serving within the Israeli Defense Force’s particular forces unit. Also on Netflix is motion thriller collection Hit & Run starring Raz and Sanaa Lathan, which Issacharoff and Raz co-created with the crew behind The Killing.

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