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France Channel on Struum

France Channel content is now available on Struum, the streaming service created by senior-level Disney and Discovery executives, and backed by investments from former Disney CEO Michael Eisner through his Tornante Company, Canadian-based media and content company Corus Entertainment, and Gaingels. France Channel has gathered thousands of hours of French content, including: French romantic comedies, […]

February 9, 2022

Eutelsat combats sexism

Paris-based satellite operator Eutelsat has signed up to the StOpE initiative to combat sexism in the workplace. Eutelsat is aiming at raising awareness among all employees to encourage them to act against sexist behaviour in the workplace. This move further supports the gender equality policies of the group. Last year, the company reported that women […]

January 27, 2022By Chris Forrester

Moonriver TV expands London team

NAUTILUS producer, Moonriver TV, has expanded its London-based team with the hire of Lincia Daniel as an Executive Producer and promotion of Casey Herbert. Lincia joins from Slim Film and Television, where she was UK Head of Production, working on the critically acclaimed AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS for BBC One and MYSTIC for […]

January 27, 2022

Cyber Group Studios signs partnership with A Productions

Cyber Group Studios, a producer and distributor of animated series, best known for its award-winning series Gigantosaurus, has acquired a majority ownership stake in A Productions, a UK-based animation production studio. A Productions is a creative-led, multi-discipline studio based in Bristol, UK, with a strong reputation for producing award-winning children’s content for many major UK […]

January 26, 2022

France: New content window rules agreed

France’s new content rights window timescales, which now include SVoD platforms, will come into operation from February 10th, following agreement between broadcasters and the movie industry. The new rules mean that Netflix will now be able to run a movie 15 months after its theatrical release, instead of the current 36 months. Pay-TV operator  Canal+, […]

January 25, 2022From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Devas will continue to collect India’s overseas assets

Last week Devas Multimedia was ordered by India’s Supreme Court to be wound up. Devas is, however, determined to use the positive backing of various non-Indian courts and tribunals to be justified in pursuing its $1.2 billion (€1.06bn) compensation claim against Antrix, the former subsidiary of India Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Matthew McGill, a partner […]

January 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

Magnite promotes Selman and Ackers

Magnite has appointed Julie Selman as the Head of EMEA and Rebecca Ackers to take her place as Managing Director for UK and Nordics. As Head of EMEA at Magnite, Selman oversees the commercial strategy, planning, product requirements and business development for the entire region. She has over 15 years of experience working across the […]

January 19, 2022

Bids open for TF1/M6 DTT nets

The upcoming TF1-M6 merger entails the disposal of a number of FTA DTT networks. According to reports, the sale of kids’ service Gulli and 6ter and of entertainment channels TFX and TF1 Séries Films have been attracting bids of between €30 million and €150 million. TF1 Séries Films would be auctioned at €30 million, TFX […]

January 14, 2022From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Netflix orders Emily in Paris seasons 3 and 4

Netflix has announced that it has renewed Emily in Paris for Seasons 3 and 4. The first season of the comedy-drama was Netflix’s most viewed comedy series of 2020. Season 2 was released on December 22nd 2021 and debuted on the Global Netflix Top 10, topping the list across 94 countries with 107.6 million hours […]

January 11, 2022By Nik Roseveare

IAS acquires Context

Integral Ad Science, a global player in digital media quality, has acquired Context, a Paris-based digital content classification company. Context’s artificial intelligence (AI) driven technology provides image and video classification across various digital media including social media platforms and connected TV (CTV). The acquisition builds on IAS’s current, market-leading media classification and contextual targeting capabilities. […]

January 7, 2022