CEO, New From

Kathleen Grace is the CEO of New Form. She guides the company’s mission to become the next generation studio by producing high-quality, scripted programming for today’s digital audiences.

Since launching New Form in March 2014, Grace and the NFD team have developed and produced 30 pilots, with 19 of those being sold into series to a variety of distribution partners, including Verizon, CW The Seed and Refinery29. One of the seven scripted series sold to Verizon’s go90 is RePlay, written and produced by Grace.

Before assuming her current leadership role at New Form in 2014, Grace served as head of creative development for YouTube Space LA, a studio dedicated to YouTube content creators and collaboration. While at YouTube, Grace was the driving force behind the concept, build out and development of the companys YouTube Space initiative, establishing studios in London, Tokyo, Los Angeles and New York.

Prior to joining YouTube, she was vice president of production and programming at Next New Networks, which was acquired by YouTube in 2011. In this capacity, she oversaw the production of original series and spearheaded projects with emerging online talent. Grace has also created several notable web series as an independent producer, including the critically acclaimed The Burg and Vuguru’s mockumentary, The All for Nots.

Grace attended McGill University and is based in Los Angeles, California.


Twitter: @kmgrace