Bejuba! taps new sales director
BRB Internacional’s former international sales manager Emilie Pasquet has joined Bejuba! Entertainment as its new head of sales.
Buck Productions signs with The Gersh Agency
The indie prodco is looking to make further inroads in international markets and focus on TV production deals.
Alix Wiseman heads to 9 Story Media Group
The former Aardman Animations exec will join the Toronto studio as its VP of business development and acquisitions.
ITV rescinds eOne takeover bid
The U.K. producer-broadcaster has withdrawn its CAD $1.76 billion acquisition offer for the Canadian entertainment company.
Jam Filled completes Arc transaction
The Boat Rocker Media company has taken over production on Arc projects.
eOne shares buoyed by more takeover talk
On the heels of eOne’s rejection of ITV’s takeover bid last week, reports circle that private equity firm KKR & Co. is considering its own offer.
eOne Television promotes Steinmetz to SVP of production financing
Vanessa Steinmetz has been with eOne since the company acquired Barna-Alper Productions in 2008.
eOne rejects ITV takeover proposal
The Canadian producer and distributor has declined U.K. broadcaster ITV’s GBP1.03 billion offer.
Arc Productions shuts down operations
The Toronto-based animation studio has closed its doors and has filed motions toward receivership.
Lionsgate acquires stake in Primal prodco
The producer-distributor has acquired a stake in UK-based Primal Media, a new company from Gogglebox Entertainment founders Mat Steiner and Adam Wood (pictured).
Herholz, Curran launch United Front Entertainment
The former Anchor Bay Canada execs see an opportunity in the distribution industry’s mid-tier.
Shaw Media hires new factual, lifestyle content directors
As part of a shift in direction for its original programming, the broadcaster has announced new hires and promotions for its content team. (Lisa Godfrey, head of original content, pictured.)