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IMG, Premier League extend production deal

The Premier League has extended its deal with the IMG agency, through which the two parties will continue to operate Premier League Productions (PLP). The new three-year deal covers the 2022-23 to 2024-25 period. PLP produces and distributes the Premier League’s international content, including the broadcasting of all 380 matches per season from the tournamnt. […]

May 12, 2022

Aser Ventures appoints Francini as Vice Chairman

The sports, media and technology investment platform Aser Ventures has appointed the former WME | IMG (now Endeavor) Co-President Ioris Francini as Vice Chairman. A respected media executive, Francini brings deep strategic expertise and a unique set of relationships with rights owners and brands to Aser. He will play a key role in strengthening the […]

April 5, 2022

The Film and TV Charity launching The Whole Picture Toolkit

The Film and TV Charity is launching The Whole Picture Toolkit: For Mentally Healthy Productions as part of the next phase of its 12-month behaviour change campaign to redefine working culture in the film and TV industry. To celebrate the launch, the charity has brought together a coalition of industry changemakers – leaders and individuals who worked […]

March 15, 2022

IMG to produce Channel 4’s Super League coverage

Sports independent production company IMG has been awarded a two-year contract to provide Channel 4’s Betfred Super League coverage. Super League rugby will be shown live on free-to-air television for the first time in its 26-year history after Channel 4 secured a deal initially to show ten live matches and Grand Final highlights for the […]

February 2, 2022

Collins Cup sees 5x audience growth

The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) has announced global broadcast viewing figures for The Collins Cup, the PTO’s inaugural flagship event which took place on August 28th in Šamorín, near Bratislava, Slovakia, which have surpassed expectations. The PTO has worked alongside YouGov Sport – global sports, sponsorship and entertainment research company – to gather audience data […]

October 25, 2021

IMG appoints ex-Sky Sports’ Francis

IMG, the global sports, events and talent management company, has named former Sky Sports Managing Director Barney Francis as Executive Vice President, Head of Global Production to lead IMG’s production business. Francis is well known for his 20 year spell at Sky Sports. He served as Managing Director for over a decade, where he grew […]

October 13, 2021

Global broadcast company licenses Blackbird’s core video tech

Blackbird plc (AIM:BIRD, OTCQX:BBRDF), the developer and seller of the market-leading cloud native video editing platform, Blackbird, today announces that a global broadcast company has licensed its core video technology, Blackbird, including its patented video codec technology, for a 5 year period. This is the first OEM licensing deal of its kind for Blackbird and […]

September 7, 2021

ShortsTV strengthens partnership with Amagi

Amagi, a global leader in SaaS for broadcast TV and streaming TV on the cloud, has announced that ShortsTV, is expanding its presence to EMEA, Latin America, India and Nepal though Amagi’s centralized cloud-based platform. Being a traditional broadcast TV network, ShortsTV has opted to avail the flexibilities that the cloud has to offer by […]

June 23, 2021

Inverleigh charts growth journey with Amagi

Amagi, a global leader in SaaS for broadcast and streaming TV, has announced that leading international sports content company, Inverleigh, has employed Amagi’s unified cloud-based platform to help reach newer audiences. Inverleigh is a leading premium sports content company that creates high-value content solutions for over 500 broadcasters globally. With operations in Melbourne, London and […]

March 25, 2021