Disney Inks Distribution Deal With Charter Communications

The Walt Disney Company and Charter Communications agreed to continue their comprehensive distribution deal.

Charter Communications will proceed to deliver Disney’s lineup of news, sports, and entertainment content (…)

By |August 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Up The Ladder: ABC Entertainment

ABC Entertainment appointed Simran S. Sethi to the role of executive vice president, Development and Content Strategy.

Reporting to Karey Burke, president of ABC Entertainment, Sethi will oversee (…)

By |August 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Costa-Gavras To Receive Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award

French director Costa-Gavras will be presented with the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker award at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.

Costa-Gavras will be honored at an award (…)

By |August 14th, 2019|0 Comments

DISCOP Johannesburg Expands Focus On TV And More

DISCOP Johannesburg organizers revealed a wider scope for the upcoming edition.

To be held from November 20-22, 2019, this year’s market will feature a strong emphasis on African (…)

By |August 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Telemundo Buys Underground Producciones

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises acquired the boutique production house Underground Producciones.

Based in Argentina, Underground Producciones, led by artistic director Sebastian Ortega, has produced international series such as Educando a (…)

By |August 14th, 2019|0 Comments

CBS And Viacom Announce Merger

CBS and Viacom have reached an agreement for an all-stock merger.

The reunited company will go under the entity of ViacomCBS. Bob Bakish will lead the (…)

By |August 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Up The Ladder: Entertainment One, AMC Networks International

Entertainment One brought on David Hanono (pictured) to serve as vice president of Sales, Latin America. Based in Miami, Hanono will oversee sales for the company’s slate (…)

By |August 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Konami Cross Media Inks Licensing Agreements For Video Games

Konami Cross Media NY inked licensing deals for the Contra and Bomberman brands.

Blacklist Games will develop a cooperative board game based on the original Contra video game. Meanwhile, IDW Games licensed the global (…)

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SAFF Project Market Reveals Selection Panel

The Southeast Asian Film Financing (SAFF) Project Market announced the 2019 selection panel line-up.

This year the board consists of Carlene Tan, senior manager of Animation Development at The (…)

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LGI Media Secures Pre-Sales For ‘Spiky Gold Hunters’

LGI Media, formerly Looking Glass International, inked pre-sales agreements for Spiky Gold Hunters.

Commissioned by TV New Zealand, the factual entertainment series has been picked up by A+E Networks (…)

By |August 13th, 2019|0 Comments