Trevor Walton, President, Capri Television
Trevor Walton comes to Capri Films as President of Television after twenty years of experience as a network executive in Los Angeles.
Trevor, born and educated in England, began his career as a talent agent at the premiere company at that time, Peters Fraser and Dunlop.
early twenties, he
transferred to Los Angeles and joined the Smith Freedman Agency
shepherded the early careers of many well known performers such as Pierce Brosnan.
returned briefly to England to produce his
first comedy series, Girls on Top, starring Tracey Ullman, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders and Ruby Wax.
On returning to the United States, Trevor joined CBS as a junior programming executive but quickly came up through the ranks and became head of long form programming.
While there, he
was responsible for such successes as Gypsy, starring Bette Midler, Return to Lonesome Dove with Jon Voight and the ten hour mini-series, Scarlett.
was also in charge of the highly successful Hallmark Hall of Fame franchise.
then went on to be Senior Vice President of Movies and Mini-Series
for the FOX network, where he
commissioned some of the best writing talent such as Clive Barker, Dean Koontz and Stephen King.
Trevor was then recruited by the Disney and Hearst corporations to head up the movie and mini-series department of Lifetime Television.
This enormous undertaking required commissioning over one hundred and fifty movies during a six year period.
The department became the most successful in cable television, winning the unique distinction of having the ten highest rated movies on American cable television in 2005.
Amongst those was the mini-series Human Trafficking, which Trevor
conceived and commissioned, and was able to have screened at both the U.N. in New York and at the State Department
in Washington, D.C.