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Job losses expected at Eyeworks International Distribution

The futures of around 20 staff at Eyeworks International Distribution (EID) are unclear following Warner Bros.’s acquisition of the rest of the Eyeworks Group. Sources have said EID staffers are contracted until the end of the year, at which point an unspecified number will move to new roles within sister company Eyeworks USA and others […]

Warner Bros. completes Eyeworks deal

Warner Bros. has completed its multimillion dollar takeover of Netherlands-based production group Eyeworks. The US studio has obtained the necessary regulatory approvals and now owns the Eyeworks international business. That business spans 15 international territories, excluding the US, which was not part of the deal. Warner Bros. said the acquisition was a landmark for its […]

Eyeworks’ Oerlemans recovering after heart attack

Eyeworks founder Reinout Oerlemans is in hospital after suffering a heart attack on Sunday. Oerlemans – who last month agreed to sell Eyeworks to Warner Bros. International Television Production for €200 million (US$277.4 million) – felt ill after a hockey match and after heading home in discomfort decided to drive himself to a local hospital. […]