Miramax


Gaumont hires sales execs as Narcos heads for int’l market

LA-based distributor Gaumont has hired execs from Snap TV and Miramax, news that comes as the firm readies flagship drama Narcos for the international market. Ezequiel Olzanski and Mathilde Rottier (pictured) have joined as VP of Latin American TV distribution and coproduction and VP of US and Canada TV distribution respectively. Next week at Miami […]

A+E hires Miramax vet for distribution

A+E Networks has hired TV and film veteran Richard Tulk-Hart as managing director of international content sales. Based in London, Tulk-Hart will manage all of A+E Network’s content distribution and format licensing activities outside the US. He will report to Patrick Vien, executive managing director of international at A+E. Tulk Hart will oversee staff based […]

Colony ‘yanks Weinstein Company cash injection’

Financier Colony Capital is reportedly pulling its proposed cash injection into beleaguered US producer The Weinstein Company (TWC). Colony had moved to offer “an immediate cash injection” after TWC co-founder Harvey Weinstein became the centre of sexual harassment and rape allegations. However, The New York Times reported Colony has pulled out of the agreement, sending […]

Harvey Weinstein fired over allegations

Harvey Weinstein has been fired from the company he co-founded with his brother after multiple allegations of sexual harassment surfaced. Directors at The Weinstein Company (TWC), including Harvey’s brother Robert (Bob) Weinstein, decided to remove the film and TV producer over the weekend. “The directors of The Weinstein Company – Robert Weinstein, Lance Maerov, Richard […]

BeIN chairman becomes interim Miramax CEO

BeIN Media Group chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi has become interim chief executive of US studio Miramax following the exit of the long-serving Steven Schoch. Al-Khelaifi is already Miramax’s chairman following BeIN’s acquisition of the US company last year, and will now take on the CEO post while a replacement for Schoch is found. Schoch had been […]

Discovery hands digital chief control of Nordics

Discovery Networks International has upped Michael Lang, its UK-based corporate development and digital chief and the former CEO of movie studio Miramax, to president, international development, digital and Discovery Nordics. Lang, who will report to Discovery Networks International president and CEO J.B. Perrette in his new role, will be responsible for leading the overall business […]

Misselbrook to lead sales at Miramax Australia

US studio Miramax is promoting EMEA sales director Tom Misselbrook to lead its television distribution efforts in Australia and New Zealand, with a Lionsgate exec drafted in to replace him in the UK, TBI understands. From January, Misselbrook will spearhead the Australian sales branch of Miramax in Sydney following three years at the company’s EMEA […]

beIN Media buys Miramax

The fast-growing Qatar-based beIN Media Group has bought US studio Miramax. The deal, financial details of which were not disclosed, hands beIN 100% of the LA-based Miramax, which has been on the block since last year. Shareholders cashing out include Qatar Investment Authority and Colony Capital, who led a takeover of the studio six years […]

Discovery hires former Miramax CEO

Discovery Networks International has drafted in Michael Lang, the former CEO of US studio Miramax. Lang has been named in the new post of executive VP, international development and digital at the Silver Spring-based broadcast and content group. He will in part succeed David Schafer, who led digital efforts for international operations until moving to […]

BeIN Media ‘circling $1bn Miramax

US studio Miramax could be sold to Qatar-based BeIN Media Group, with exclusive talks being held, according to a Bloomberg report. According to unnamed Bloomberg sources, a deal with BeIN could be completed by the end of the year. Miramax was put on the block for around US$1 billion earlier this year. Miramax is best […]

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