Canadian production company Sphère Média Plus has appointed Tara Woodbury to the newly created position of head of Development for English-language productions, effective immediately. Based in Toronto, Woodbury will be responsible for development strategy, sourcing and developing new projects and intellectual property, and maintaining relationships with broadcasters, agents, writers and other creative talent. She was most recently director of development for Amaze Film + Television, overseeing their domestic and international scripted slate, including two seasons of the family multi-cam The Stanley Dynamic for YTV, and has also developed projects with CBC, Bell Media, Corus, Nickelodeon and Disney International.