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Power Licenses Factual Programs & Dramas in Latin America

LONDON: Indie British producer and distributor Power has closed a raft of drama and factual deals in Latin America. AMC Networks International – Latin America took several titles for its channel Cosmopolitan TV, including the movies Sparkle, You Instead and A Bride for Christmas. Meanwhile, Reality TV went for 12 documentaries, among ...

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Saban Brands Names New VP of Digital

LOS ANGELES: Saban Brands has hired former Hub Network exec Kendall Doty to oversee its expansion across emerging platforms as its new VP of digital. Doty will be in charge of growing the company’s digital products and services across online, mobile, games, apps, e-commerce and social media. She’ll also supervise ...

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Barcroft Media Links Up with AOL On

LONDON: Barcroft Media has secured an agreement with the premium video platform AOL On to feature its short-form content channel Barcroft TV. Barcroft Media content will now be available to watch across the AOL On Network. AOL On curates and syndicates AOL’s own and third-party video content across a network of ...

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Michael Carrington to Lead Zodiak Kids Outfit The Foundation

LONDON: Michael Carrington is exiting his post as the VP of global content and executive producer at HIT Entertainment to join the Zodiak-owned U.K. production company The Foundation as its CEO. Carrington will work alongside Gwen Hughes, The Foundation's managing director, on the production company’s current slate, which includes Fort Boyard ...

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International Sales for Lanfeust Quest

VINCENNES: Gaumont Animation has signed multiple deals for its CGI series Lanfeust Quest, including a multi-territory agreement with Disney Channel. The show is an adaptation of the comic and manga franchise Lanfeust of Troy. It’s set to make its debut in Spain with free-to-air (FTA) broadcasts on Disney Channel and ...

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Boom Pictures Spins Off Twofour Digital Unit

LONDON: Melanie Leach has been named CEO of the newly rebranded Twofour Group, formed through the merger of Boom Pictures and Twofour, which is also separating out its digital business as a standalone operation. Leach, previously the managing director of Twofour, will lead the consolidation of Boom and Twofour Broadcast, ...

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Mia and me Gets First Game App

HÖHENKIRCHEN/MUNICH: Egmont Publishing's KreaKids has developed Mia and me: The Legend of Centopia, an interactive game application for mobile devices based on the hit show Mia and me. In Mia and me: The Legend of Centopia, players must embark on a mission to save Centopia, a magical land that is being threatened ...

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