Armoza Formats, which features among its catalog the prime-time singing competition The Four, is joining the ITV Studios group.
The deal will see Armoza Formats become part of the Global Creative Network, led by Mike Beale, for ITV Studios. Based in Tel Aviv, the team will continue to develop and source new formats and also work with producers within the ITV Studios group on their projects in development. ITV Studios labels will exclusively produce all newly developed Armoza formats in territories where it has a presence.
Maria Kyriacou, president of ITV Studios International, said: “Armoza Formats has rapidly grown to be one of the top independent creators and distributors of global entertainment hits. This is a unique opportunity to work with Avi and his team and combine his expertise with ITV’s presence and reach to undoubtedly create many more hits of the future.”
Avi Armoza added: “Armoza always strives to be at the forefront of creativity and stay ahead of the challenges in our industry, and we are therefore thrilled to be joining ITV Studios. We both share the same values and passion for success through creativity and strongly believe that ITV Studios are the perfect partner for the next stage of the company’s evolution.”