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Ex-Shine chief Mahon to lead Channel 4

Former Shine Group CEO Alex Mahon has landed the CEO post at UK broadcaster Channel 4. She will succeed current incumbent David Abraham in the autumn after winning a competitive interview process. Mahon is currently chief executive of UK-based visual effects company The Foundry, but is best known in TV circles as the final CEO […]

Ex-ITV Studios exec joins DRG drama club

Former ITV Studios, Shine Group and Cineflix exec Dave Clarke has joined UK-based DRG to bolster its drama ranks. Clarke has signed a 12-month contract as scripted development and acquisitions consultant. Besides working with the DRG acquisitions team to find new scripted programmes, he will also locate suitable projects for the recently announced Atrium TV […]

IBC: VR ‘two cycles’ away from mass market

The former CEO of Shine Group has told IBC delegates that VR is still several years away from being a mass market proposition, and that content companies need to learn a range of new techniques if they want to harness the emerging medium. “It will be two hardware cycles before VR is mass [market], so […]

Liz Murdoch ‘investing in Featherstone firm’

Shine Group founder Liz Murdoch is set to reunite with Jane Featherstone by investing in new production company Sister Pictures. According to the Financial Times, Murdoch has held talks with Featherstone over a small, private investment in Sister, which Featherstone launched yesterday. Featherstone produced significant series such as Broadchurch and Spooks while Murdoch was in […]

Brown moves up at FremantleMedia

Georgia Brown has risen to an executive VP post at global producer-distributor FremantleMedia. She has been promoted to EVP, global scripted and factual content, having previously been SVP, scripted. In the new post, she will oversee acquisitions for FremantleMedia’s global arm, FremantleMedia International, and provide a link between FMI and in-house production teams. Separately, FremantleMedia […]

Ex-Shine chief resurfaces at Foundry

Former Shine Group CEO Alex Mahon has resurfaced at the head of London-based visual effects software developer The Foundry. Mahon (pictured) exited Shine after the superindie’s merger with Endemol and Core Media Group was confirmed. During her time in change of Shine, which she joined 2007 and became CEO of in July 2012, she oversaw […]

Endemol Shine Oz team takes shape

Mark and Carl Fennessy’s team at Endemol Shine Australia is taking shape as the Sydney-based producer and distributor formally began operations. Shine Australia’s director of programming, Peter Newman, has been named managing director, unscripted content at the merged company. He has overseen formats including MasterChef Australia, The Bachelor and Gogglebox while at Shine Australia. Reporting into […]

Endemol Shine boss: M&A is no problem

Endemol Shine Group president Tim Hincks has defended the current wave of mergers and acquisitions enveloping the global production business. In the annual Bafta Television Lecture, Hincks said the coming together of the Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media businesses earlier this year had not, and would, not affect the enlarged firm’s creative output. The […]

Gary Carter to exit Endemol Shine

Gary Carter has decided to leave Endemol Shine Group. Carter was recently named as co-international CEO of the new entity, but has decided against taking he role further. This leaves Martha Brass as sole international chief executive. Carter will remain in the role for coming months as a replacement is found. The regional managing directors […]

Porseryd exits as Endemol Shine Nordics arises

Endemol Shine Group has revealed the shape of its Nordics business, with Gary Carter overseeing the unit and Michael Porseryd the highest profile casualty of a wide-reaching restructure. The division – Scandinavia’s largest production group – will be known as Endemol Shine Nordics, comprising 11 production companies and four broadcast facilities across Sweden, Norway, Denmark […]

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