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Mansha Daswani

Mansha Daswani is the editor-in-chief and associate publisher of World Screen. She can be reached on

Bruce Tuchman to Exit AMC Networks

February 2, 2016

NEW YORK: After five years of expanding the AMC and Sundance Channel brands across the globe, Bruce Tuchman is stepping down from his post at AMC Networks this spring.

NATPE Panel: Sophie Turner Laing on Scale, Superbrands

January 21, 2016

Interviewed by World Screen’s Anna Carugati for the international keynote at NATPE, Endemol Shine Group CEO Sophie Turner Laing discussed the power of the company’s production and distribution network, maintaining “superbrands” like Big Brother and MasterChef and exploring how nonscripted entertainment evolves in the digital age.

Legendary’s Michael Grindon

January 13, 2016

Michael Grindon, the former head of international at Sony Pictures Television, tells World Screen about Legendary’s TV slate and about managing rights in the complex drama-distribution business today.


Cartoon Network and Lego Team on New Series

January 11, 2016

ATLANTA: Cartoon Network and the Lego Group have partnered for a new series, LEGO NEXO Knights. Debuting today at 5:30 p.m., the adventure/comedy will air on Cartoon Network globally in the weeks to come. The series is set in the …


m4e Names Wissper Agent for Russia & CIS

January 11, 2016

HÖHENKIRCHEN/MUNICH: German brand management and media company m4e has appointed brand4rent as the agent for its preschool property Wissper in Russia and the CIS territories. In addition to media rights, the Moscow-based company will represent licensing and merchandising for the …

Atlantyca Taps Former CPLG Exec

January 11, 2016

MILAN: Atlantyca Entertainment has appointed Marco Piccinini, formerly of Copyright Promotions Licensing Group (CPLG) in Italy, as licensing manager, effective immediately. Piccinini will be responsible for working with the company’s licensees to develop and coordinate exclusive multicategory merchandise and marketing …