Beyond International

Beyond profit down 10%

Beyond International has seen its after-tax profit fall nearly 10% year-on-year – a result that was better than expected based on previous guidance. A preliminary ASX financial report for the full year to June 30, 2016, saw profit after tax come in at A$5.32 million (US$4 million), down from A$5.86 million in 2015. Revenues were […]

Beyond issues profit warning

Australia-based producer and distributor Beyond has warned investors its net profit after tax is likely to be as much as 35% down year on year. Management projections suggest full year 2016 earnings will be in line those for the 12 months to June 30, 2015, but that foreign exchange losses and changes to group income tax meant […]

Discovery’s Mythbusters given a final season

Discovery Channel’s longest-running series, Mythbusters, will come to an end after a final, fourteenth, season. The show’s send-off run will start on Discovery in the US in mid-January. The pop-science series bowed on Discovery 13 years ago. It is fronted by special effects artists Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman, who carry out wild scientific experiments, […]

Mythbusters firm revenues up, profit down

Australia’s Beyond International has posted mixed full year results to the Australian Stock Exchange. The Sydney-based firm’s revenues for the year to June 30, 2015, were A$91.2 million (US$65.4 million), up 1.6% on the 2014 figure. However, net profit fell 26.6% – or A$2.1 million – to A$5.9 million. Within the revenues, Beyond’s productions and […]

Beyond revenues down 13%

Australia’s Beyond International saw revenues and profits fall in its full year results to June 30, 2014. Revenues dipped A$13.5 million on the result from 2013 and stood at A$89.2 million, while profit after tax was down 14% at just below A$8 million. However, the Mythbusters producer saw its net cash increase significantly from A$859,000 […]

Seven, Beyond partner for LA venture

Australia’s Seven Network and Beyond International have launched a new production and marketing company in LA to create content for the North American market. The venture, 7Beyond, will see Seven and Beyond coproduce programming through their Seven Productions and Beyond Productions arms, with Beyond Distribution selling the content on the global market. 7Beyond has tapped […]

Beyond revenue tops $100m

Australia-based Beyond International has reported full-year revenue of A$102.7 million, a figure representing growth of 13.3%. The Mythbusters producer also saw net profit grow 9.6%, hitting A$9.3 million for the 12 months to June 30, 2013. Within the total, Beyond reported TV production revenue of A$45.2 million, distribution revenue of A$22.7 million and growth in […]

Beyond expands west with Perth office launch

Australia-based producer-distributor Beyond Screen Productions has opened an office in Perth, which has already scored a trio of coproduction agreements. The new business will be called Beyond West and the agreements are with Factor 30 Films’ Melissa Kelly, Spear Point Productions’ Kelrick Martin and Zinc Finger’s Russell Vines. Under terms of the agreements, BSP, which […]

Fiona Crago out and Michael Murphy in at Beyond

Fiona Crago has resigned as boss of Beyond Distribution and will be replaced by Michael Murphy. The distributor said that Crago is leaving to pursue university studies. She has been at Beyond for 16 years, having started out in its legal department. Michael Murphy has been appointed as acting general manager. He has been programme boss […]

Beyond picks up two BBC kids shows

Beyond International has taken international rights to two new kids series, Totally Rubbish and Get Squiggling Letters. Both are from UK indie producer Dot To Dot Productions. Totally Rubbish was commissioned by UK public broadcaster the BBC’s kids channel CBBC and Get Squiggling Letters by its preschool sister channel CBeebies. Totally Rubbish is 10x30mins art […]