David Frank


Ex-Sony int’l production chief Wong joins TRX board

Former Sony Pictures Television (SPT) international production president Andrea Wong has joined the board of disruptive distribution platform TRX. Wong joins other industry figures such as Stephen lambert and John McVay on the company’s board. She is already on the boards of Liberty Media, Liberty Interactive Corporation and the Hudson’s Bay Company. TRX went live […]

Edge joins Sky & C4 in backing TRX

Edge Investments has taken a minority stake in Dial Square 86, the holding company for digital distribution platform The RightsXchange (TRX). TRX is an online deal-making platform for TV rights licensing, already backed by Sky Ventures and the Channel 4 Growth Fund. Both are minority shareholders of the platform. The platform enables programme buyers to […]

Sky ploughs another £1m into TRX

UK satcaster Sky has invested another £1 million (US$1.3 million) in rights trading platform TRX. Sky was one of a number of companies and private investors who were part of a £5.2 million funding round in August last year, and has now increased its minority stake. TRX is a UK-based digital distribution platform designed to […]

TRX preps 2017 roll out with 1,000 buyers

TRX will launch globally next year and have 20,000 hours of content and over 1,000 buyers by that point, company chairman David Frank has told TBI. Former RDF and Zodiak boss Frank says the next-generation trading platform, which allows rights owners and buyers to transact online, is set for a full international rollout by mid-2017. At […]

TRX preps move into movies

TRX is looking to add movies to the TV content on its soon to launch rights trading platform, its execs have told TBI. The platform, which received funding from Sky and Channel 4 in its latest funding round, was conceived as a way to buy and sell TV rights but it now looking to expand […]

TRX adds Audio Network exec as deputy CEO

Online trading platform TRX has hired Juliette Squair from TV music company Audio Network to become its deputy CEO. This comes hot on the heels of UK channels groups Sky and Channel 4 buying into TRX parent Dial Square 86 as part of a recent £5.2 million (US$7 million) funding round. At indie music firm […]

Sky, C4 buy into Frank brothers’ digital platform

UK-based pay TV company Sky and commercial broadcaster Channel 4 have both bought into Dial Square 86, the parent company of new rights trading platform TRX. The pair have taken an undisclosed minority stake in the Dial Square, which oversees soon-to-launch digital distribution platform. It is the first time Sky and pubcaster Channel 4 have […]

TRX names Asian agency

Online deal brokering platform TRX has appointed the distribution arm of Vision New Media as its agent in Asia. Vision Plus Entertainment will represent the UK-based TRX’s efforts in the region, promoting the online sales tool and signing up buyers and sellers. Vision Plus execs, including CEO Poh Lin Ho, recently joined TRX chief executive […]

Stephen Lambert to advise TRX

Stephen Lambert has become the latest senior TV exec to join the board of TRX, the soon-to-launch online rights-trading platform. Lambert has joined the TRX advisory board, joining other industry figures including Nadine Nohr and John McVay. TRX has been set up by David and Matthew Frank who both worked with Lambert at RDF. Having […]

TRX continues to staff up

TRX has hired an exec to cover Latin America ahead of the NATPE market in Miami next week. Raquel Yepes will handle Latin American for the UK-based rights trading platform, which will roll out in the next few months. As a consultant focused on the region, Yepes has worked with the Lat Am divisions of […]

1 2 3