Anchor Bay

Lionsgate launches Canada unit, Fremantle ups Di Mondo

Lionsgate has set up a Canadian distribution operation, with Susan Hummel (below left) joining from FremantleMedia to run the new office. FremantleMedia has in turn upped Michela Di Mondo (below right) to fill the role vacated by Hummel. The new Lionsgate operation, which will carry the Anchor Bay moniker, will be based in Toronto, and […]

Starz plans originals boost

US cable network Starz is committed to boosting its original output following its split from Liberty Media and is also looking at other types of programming deals, its CEO Chris Albrecht has said. “We’re still targeting 50 hours [of originals] over the next couple of years, but we’re certainly evaluating that, and a lot of […]