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MIPCOM: Kew Media to acquire stake in U.K.’s Awesome Media

News of the proposed investment comes less than two years after Kew chairman Peter Sussman joined Awesome as its board director and co-owner.


Kew Media acquires U.K. distributor TCB Media Rights

The purchase of the unscripted distribution firm is Kew’s first since it closed its acquisition of five Canadian prodcos in March.


Kew Media looking at scripted, talent management companies

CEO Steven Silver said the company is on its way to becoming one of the world’s leading “super media indie companies” as it reported Q2 revenues of $41.5 million.

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Kew Media eyes ‘steady pipeline’ of acquisition opps

According to its Q1 results, the company has $32 million in cash, $18.5 million in available borrowings and $90.9 million in shareholders’ equity.


Kew Media to pursue further acquisitions

There are 16 other potential deals in the works as the media co seeks to tackle TV for an SVOD world.


Frantic Films, BGM among six to be acquired by Kew Media

Under the proposed transaction, Kew will bring a number of Canada’s most prominent unscripted and branded-content producers under its umbrella.

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In brief: Female Eye honours Jennings, NFB’s new VR project

Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings (pictured) will receive the Female Eye Maverick award, Whistler announces its Feature Project lab participants, plus more news of the week.

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First Generation Films launches TV division

The prodco, which has previously produced feature films such as Larysa Kondracki’s The Whistleblower, will focus on scripted. (Company founder Christina Piovesan pictured.)


Peter Sussman joins Our House Media board

Sussman will serve as non-executive chair of the board of the Toronto-based company headed by Simon Lloyd and Joe Houlihan.

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Angel investors stay put with Michael MacMillan-era GlassBox TV

Michael MacMillan has pulled in new angel investors as he takes takes control of GlassBOX Television. And he’s convinced key existing angel investors to stick around for a bigger payout down the road.