Melissa Aouate

Aouate is president of Fabrik Entertainment, a Red Arrow Studios company, defining and executing the company’s creative vision across both development and production. Aouate joined Fabrik in 2014 as senior vice president and was appointed president of the company in 2017.
Prior to joining Fabrik, Aouate was a literary agent for ICM Partners representing television writers, novelists and personalities. She was an executive for Robert Zemeckis’ ImageMovers working on feature films including Flight starring Denzel Washington, Real Steel starring Hugh Jackman, the motion capture animation features Polar Express and Beowulf, and the Fox Television Studios/Showtime Emmy® Award-winning original series The Borgias.
Fabrik’s prestigious slate of projects includes the series Bosch (Amazon), The Killing (AMC & Netflix), 100 Code (WGN & HBO Nordic), The Comedians (FX), Burn Notice (USA), American Odyssey (NBC), and The Good Guys (Fox). Aouate and Fabrik CEO Henrik Bastin drive the company’s relationships with a vast array of domestic and internationally recognized television creators, writers and production entities. Fabrik is known for its ability to translate international content to American audiences and vice versa.
“Today’s consumers demand an ever wider array of challenging and high quality entertainment choices,” said Aouate. “Fabrik’s mandate to align with the leading figures in the global television and film arenas is the natural result of that consumer demand, brought about, to a certain degree, by advancing technologies. The days of working exclusively with a small roster of content providers in the U.S. are over. We actively embrace the larger international landscape of amazing talent. We see an unlimited potential for new stories, new storytellers and compelling properties and we don’t have any preconceived notions about where those stories will originate.”