Anonymous Content

US producers eye ‘nimble’ approach amid ‘extreme market contraction’

Nimbleness will be the key “weapon” for production firms as they look to survive the next six to 12 months amid an “extreme contraction” in the market, US-based execs have said. The squeeze in spending from streamers, coupled with an advertising downturn affecting commercial broadcaster commissions and rising costs due to inflation, has created a […]

Former ITVS exec Patrick Spence lands at Anonymous JV Chapter One

Former ITV Studios’ creative director Patrick Spence has been appointed MD at Chapter One Pictures, which is rebranding itself as AC Chapter One. Former MD Sophie Gardiner is moving aside to take a first-look deal at the company, which is a JV between Anonymous Content, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates and United Agents. She will work […]

Anonymous Content CEO & COO make shock resignation from ‘True Detective’ outfit

Anonymous Content CEO Dawn Olmstead and COO Heather McCauley have both resigned from their positions at the US-based True Detective and Mr Robot prodco. “I can confirm that, effective immediately, I am resigning as CEO of Anonymous Content,” said Olmstead in a statement. “I am proud of all we accomplished during my two years at […]

Anonymous & Federation land UBBA agent to lead joint-venture prodco

Anonymous Content and Federation Studios have named a talent agent from UBBA to lead its joint venture production firm in France. Rosalie Cimino becomes MD and producer at Anonymous Federation, which was unveiled in 2021 by Bardot producer Federation and US-based Anonymous, which as been behind The Revenant and Mr. Robot. The Paris-based prodco, which […]

Anonymous & Fremantle pair with Penny Lane for ‘Mrs America’ beauty doc

Anonymous Content and Fremantle have linked up with Penny Lane’s prodco Spinning Nancy on a documentary exploring the changing role of American womanhood through the Mrs. America Beauty Pageant’s near half-century history. Mrs. America will be directed by Lane, who set up her prodco with producer Gabriel Sedgwick in 2019, and has Nick Shumaker (Nothing Lasts Forever) […]

Endeavor Content & Anonymous link for new scripted joint venture

Endeavor Content has linked with Swan Song prodco Anonymous Content to launch a new scripted-focused joint venture. Anonymous and Endeavor, which was recently acquired by Korea’s CJ ENM, will serve as co-studios on all projects produced and developed through the pact. David Levine, Anonymous Content’s chief content officer, will lead the JV with Endeavor Content’s EVP […]

Anonymous Content & Federation link for new French drama outfit

Swan Song and Mr Robot outfit Anonymous Content has formed a joint venture in France with Around The World In 80 Days producer Federation Entertainment, with their first project in the works. Anonymous/Federation will focus on developing and producing TV series and films for both local French and global audiences. It is being led by Dawn […]

‘Broken Harts’ prodco Jupiter hire Anonymous alum, unveils projects

Broken Harts producer Jupiter Entertainment has hired a former Anonymous Content exec and revealed details of new projects with producer duo Ben Pagel and Michael Lappin. Lauren Gerber becomes director of development at the New York-based prodco, which produced Broken Harts and First To The Top of The World for Discovery+. Gerber has worked in production […]

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