James Milligan, MBA
President & CEO
James Milligan started his career in the industry with the formation of 2ofaMind Productions with Anthony Artibello in 2011. James oversaw negotiations for a new strategic partnership between 2ofaMind, Perry Dellelce and Paul Flint to create Wild Media Entertainment Inc. which was formed in 2014. Shortly after its formation, James successfully led Wild Media to a development deal with Corus Entertainment’s Teletoon for the animated action series METAL GIANTS. He was also successful in securing pre-development funding from the CMF for Wild Media’s proposed sci-fi action thriller NEXUS and has been instrumental in pursuing and securing financing and distribution for GRIM TRIGGER, Wild Media’s first feature film production. James spearheaded Wild Media’s efforts to secure a distribution agreement with Universal Canada for Grim Trigger and and is in continuing discussions with a variety of major distribution companies for GRIM TRIGGER, scheduled to shoot in Northern Ontario in Fall 2016. Prior to founding Wild Media, James worked in the Home Entertainment Division at Rogers Communications, one of Canada’s largest telecommunications companies. He was responsible for Sales & Operations in a variety of regions throughout BC for 11 years. James holds an MBA from Royal Roads University in Victoria.
EVP and Chief Content Officer (CCO)
Anthony Artibello, Co-Founder and CCO of Wild Media Entertainment, is responsible for the development and acquisition of several properties across various mediums, including feature films, scripted television and children’s animation.
Charged with upholding the creative integrity of the Wild Media brand, Anthony has been instrumental in developing the company’s portfolio of premium content. In live action, he is a writer/co-producer of Wild Media’s feature film, GRIM TRIGGER. In the animation space, Anthony is a writer/creator of the animated boy’s action series, METAL GIANTS, currently in development with Teletoon and Pipeline Studios; as well as a writer/co-creator of the animated preschool series MY LITTLE BIG FOOT (with Sheila Dinsmore) currently in development with Mattel and HIT Entertainment.
Anthony also writes and oversees development on Wild Media’s external properties; among these being the feature film adaptation of The Dogs (Sheila Dinsmore, co-writer) based on the best selling YA novel by award winning author, Allan Stratton, as well as the animated reboot of the Mighty Mites (Sheila Dinsmore, co-writer) a much-beloved comic strip that first appeared in OWL Magazine in 1976.
In addition, Anthony has written for a number of animated preschool series, including Max & Ruby (Nick Jr. and Treehouse), Corn & Peg (Nickelodeon) and Jax & Tracker (DHX).
Anthony draws his creative influence from an eclectic set of sources, including a diverse educational background that includes post secondary studies in classical literature, comparative religion and theater.
Perry Dellelce is a founding partner of Wild Media Entertainment Inc. and serves as a Strategic Advisor to the company. Perry is a founding member and managing partner of Wildeboer Dellelce LLP, one of Canada’s leading corporate finance transactional law firms. Perry practises in the areas of securities, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, offering a unique blend of legal and corporate finance experience combined with hands-on business management experience across a wide range of sectors including technology, natural resources and financial services. Lexpert has recognized Perry as a Repeatedly Recommended Lawyer and as one of Canada’s leading practitioners in the area of technology transactions in the 2012-2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directories. Perry is extremely active in community involvement and charity, sitting on numerous boards including: Sunnybrook Foundation (Chair), the University of Ottawa and Canada’s Walk of Fame, to name just a few. Perry graduated with a B.A. from Western University in 1985 and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame in 1987. He subsequently obtained his law degree from the University of Ottawa in 1990 and was called to the Ontario bar in 1992.
Paul Flint is a founding partner of Wild Media Entertainment Inc. and serves as a Strategic Advisor to the company. Paul is a founding member and the CIO of Wildeboer Dellelce LLP. Having been with Wildeboer Dellelce since its first day of business in 1993, Paul has played a key role in the strategic growth and development of what is now one of Canada’s leading business transactional and corporate finance law firms. He is also the founder and President of a Toronto-based wine and alcohol beverage importing business, Rubaiyat Wine & Spirit Merchants. Prior to that, Paul was an active member of the Ontario film industry, working with Roger Corman’s Toronto-based liaison and leading a number of properties into development. Paul has a background in film production, having been the founding member of the Ontario Film Production Group, a community-based mentoring and support organization for independent filmmakers and creatives. Its mandate was to help foster a vibrant community of filmmakers and gain access to affordable production talent and equipment. Paul is actively involved with community and charitable initiatives across a number of sectors, including health (RBC Sunnybrook Run for the Kids), Youth Development (the Duke of Edinburgh Award) and the Arts (Power Plant, AGO). Paul graduated with a B.A. from the University of Toronto.
Brendan joined the Wild Media team as a production coordinator in late 2015. Formerly a Marketing Intern at Maple Leaf Foods, a Junior Production Assistant and Marketing Intern at Jackman Reinvention, and a Social Media Intern at Bensimon Byrne, Brendan’s rich and varied experience allows him to assist in multiple areas of production; from script reading and analysis to scheduling and maintaining Wild Media’s online presence. Brendan graduated with a B.A. in Media, Information and Technoculture from Western University.