Barcroft Studios

Former Barcroft exec Alex Morris lands at social media group LADbible

Barcroft’s former chief creative officer Alex Morris has resurfaced at the social media group LADbible. Morris becomes director of its production arm LADstudios and is tasked with building the commercial and creative opportunities across the business’s original video IP, channels, show brands and branded entertainment offerings. He will also increase the size of the department […]

UK factual outfit Barcroft rejigs execs & rebrands as Future Studios

UK factual outfit Barcroft Studios has rebranded as Future Studios and upped Al Brown to VP. Brown is now responsible for overseeing internal development and commissioning and distribution at the company. He previously oversaw its factual output for Channel 4’s True Stories brand as executive producer, reporting into CCO John Farrar, who took the helm earlier this year. […]

Future rejigs Barcroft Studios leadership as John Farrar replaces Alex Morris

Barcroft Studios chief creative officer Alex Morris is leaving after 13 years with the company, to be replaced by the producer’s creative director John Farrar. Farrar, who joined from UK prodco Nerd TV in 2019, will oversee Future-owned Barcroft Studios and continue to lead Future Studios, which creates video content for the publisher’s array of brands. Morris […]

Sam Barcroft quits Barcroft Studios; Alex Morris takes reins

Alex Morris, chief creative officer at the UK’s Future plc-owned Barcroft Studios, is taking over the day-to-day running of the company, following the exit of founder and CEO Sam Barcroft and COO Caspar Norman. Morris will also lead Future Studios and take responsibility for its company’s new “video centre of excellence” as he seeks to […]

Media publisher Future buys Barcroft Studios for $30m

Media publisher Future plc has wholly acquired Sam Barcroft’s award-winning production group Barcroft Studios for £23.5m ($30m). The deal will enable the business to grow its pipeline of series, and will see CEO Barcroft  staying on to oversee day-to-day operations of the Barcroft Studios brand under Future plc’s ownership, alongside chief operating officer Caspar Norman […]