AfterShock Comics has hired former Fox programming director Dan Shires as Vice President in charge of a push into United Kingdom's film and television. Shire will be introducing AfterShock's various comic book titles to UK broadcasters and film producers to get their titles on the screen.
Shires previous worked at Fox Networks Group as Director of Programming & Acquisitions for the company's African division. Before that, he was a Programme Scheduler for Toon Disney and Playhouse Disney.
At AfterShock, Shires will be working in tandem with AfterShock President Lee Kramer and VP of Development Julie Pifher. The company has signed developmental deals for Lost City Explorers and Animosity, and is a producing partner on a TV adaptation of Image Comics' God Country as well.