WildBear hires Erson from Essential

Australian factual producer and distributor WildBear Entertainment has recruited veteran exec Alan Erson as its managing director. Erson had been running the Australian division of prodco Essential Media before starting, this week, in the newly-created role out of WildBear’s Sydney office. Prior to Essential, he was head of docs and factual at Australian pubcaster the […]

Oz firm to coproduce Chinese doc

Australian production company Bearcage will coproduce a two-part documentary series with China’s Beijing Television. The pair will co-create The Tale of Two Cities, in which photographers from Beijing and Canberra will travel to each others’ countries and create exhibitions around the people they meet. “As the first formal coproduction between Beijing Television Channel and an […]

Fred Media looking to expand international sales team

Nascent international distributor Fred Media is to expand its sales team around the world after receiving funding from Screen Australia. This comes as the Australian funding body has earmarked A$2.7 million worth of new funding to local producers and distributors through its Enterprise investment scheme. Fred Media is the international distributor arm of producer WTFN […]