Avanti Media

Sky gains majority stake in Avanti Media

Sky Vision has announced a new deal with prodco Avanti Media that will see the production and international distribution arm of Sky increase its stake in the company to 51%. Sky Vision acquired a minority stake in the company in early 2017 and has increased its property following a “successful working relationship”. The companies already […]

Avanti poaches Films of Record MD

UK indie Avanti Media has poached Neil Grant from Zinc Media-owned Films of Record. London- and Cardiff-based Avanti has hired Grant as creative director, placing him within the prodco’s senior management team alongside Emyr and Mair Afan. He will be tasked with growing factual, features and current affairs when he joins in January 2017. Grant […]

New development deal for Sky Vision

UK-based distributor Sky Vision has scored an exclusive two-year development deal with Wales-based factual producer Avanti Media. This gives Sky Vision, the sales arm of pay TV service Sky, international rights to Avanti’s programming and formats going forwards. The first fruits are two 1x60mins documentaries. Frozen Christmas looks into the world of extreme ice sculpting, […]