Asacha Media Group

Asacha-owned Wag Entertainment hires Spun Gold exec to lead development

Asacha Media Group-owned Wag Entertainment has appointed a former Spun Gold TV exec to lead its development slate. Jane Glasson takes the newly created role of director of UK development and will work alongside Bri Marzigliano, head of US development, who will continue to deliver on Wag’s existing international slate. Glasson reports into creative director Bridget Boseley […]

Asacha Media Group buys French producer SRAB Films

Red Planet Pictures owner Asacha Media Group (AMG) has made its latest acquisition, this time picking up Paris-based scripted production company SRAB Films. The prodco was founded in 2015 by Toufik Ayadi and Christophe Barral, producing shows including Ladj Ly’s Les Misérables as well as Kery James and Leïla Sy’s Banlieusards for Netflix. It is also behind […]

BritBox International unveils ‘Death In Paradise’ spin-off amid new slate

BBC Studios (BBCS) and ITV-backed streamer BritBox International has unveiled a new slate of shows, led by a drama spun off from global bestseller Death In Paradise. Beyond Paradise is from Death In Paradise prodco Red Planet Pictures and explores what happened to DI Humphrey Goodman – played by Kris Marshall – after he left the […]

Asacha Media eyes more acquisitions after striking $47m financing deal

Red Planet Pictures and Kabo Family owner Asacha Media Group (AMG) is eyeing up further acquisitions following a €41m ($47m) investment deal with asset management firm Tikehau Capital. The investment firm’s bond agreement will allow Asacha to “strengthen” its acquisition activity across Europe, which has already seen it buy Kabo Family, the French scripted firm […]

Asacha appoints new M&A head to oversee int’l expansion

French production and distribution firm Asacha Media Group has appointed Canal+ Group exec Alban de Noirmont as head of mergers & acquisitions and strategy as the company continues its international expansion. Taking up the post with immediate effect, Paris-based Noirmont will coordinate all M&A activities for Asacha as it pushes into Europe and the Middle […]

Asacha names All3 Int’l alum Maria Ishak to lead global content & co-pros

Producer and distributor outfit Asacha Media Group (AMG) has hired All3Media International’s Maria Ishak to lead its global content and co-production efforts. Ishak has been named head of international content & co-productions at AMG, reporting into co-CEO’s Marina Williams and Gaspard de Chavagnac from both Paris and London. She will lead co-production and co-funding opportunities […]

Asacha Media’s Picomedia & Banijay’s WeiT unveil Italian-Russian drama ‘Kurgan’

Asacha Media Group (AMG)’s Picomedia in Italy and Banijay’s WeiT Media in Russia have joined forces on a new scripted co-production that explores the true story of a boy who travels to Siberia to receive pioneering medical treatment. Kurgan is set during the Cold War in 1982 and begins in Northern Italy, where a 14-year-old […]

Asacha Media buys ‘Mixte’ & ‘En Famille’ group Kabo Family in latest expansion

Fast-growing production and distribution outfit Asacha Media Group (AMG) has acquired Kabo Family, the French scripted firm behind Amazon’s Mixte and M6’s En Famille. The deal, which follows AMG’s acquisition of Sanditon and Death In Paradise producer Red Planet Pictures in June, will see the company pick up 10 production companies under the Kabo umbrella. These include: […]

Asacha Media buys ‘Sanditon’ prodco Red Planet Pictures

Sanditon and Death In Paradise producer Red Planet Pictures has been acquired by European outfit Asacha Media Group (AMG). The deal sees Asacha take a majority stake in Red Planet, which was founded in 2006 by showrunner Tony Jordan and is now led by joint MDs Belinda Campbell and Alex Jones. Campbell and Jones, along […]