Beyond Rights


London TV Screenings sets 2023 dates, goes up against BBC Studios Showcase

London TV Screenings, the fast-growing event organised by All3Media International, Banijay Rights, Entertainment One, Fremantle and ITV Studios, is to be held over the same week as BBC Studios’ flagship market. The London screenings event’s third iteration will run from Monday, 27 February to Friday, 3 March next year, following a 2022 version that attracted more than […]

Universal Pictures & Beyond alum joins Australia’s Totem Global

Former Universal Pictures Australia acquisitions exec Jason Behan has joined social video monetisation outfit, Totem Global. Behan becomes director of strategic partnerships at the firm, with a remit to drive business with the film and TV industry and encourage firms to use Totem’s services to generate new revenue for their catalogues using social platforms. Prior […]

A+E Networks & Viaplay stock up on factual in global Beyond Rights deals

A+E Networks, Viaplay and Bravo are among global broadcasters to have acquired a range of unscripted content following deals with distributor Beyond Rights. RTI Mediaset in Italy and Canal D for French Canada have both picked up End Of The Rope, a 6 x 60-minute obs-doc series from Big Coat Media about the high-octane world […]

Beyond Rights expands FAST strategy with LA-based OTTera

UK- and Australia-based distributor Beyond Rights is expanding its FAST strategy via a deal with OTTera, which will see a suite of both branded and IP-lead channels launched around the globe over the coming months. The agreement will see LA-based OTTera working with Beyond to create a raft a channels, details of which remain under […]

Beyond Rights expands slate with prodco deals in North America & Down Under

Beyond Rights is expanding its sales catalogue after striking a raft of deals with producers in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The partnerships with Lou Reda Productions from the US, Canada’s White Pine Pictures, Ronde Media from Australia, and Magnetic Pictures from New Zealand will hand Beyond distribution rights to shows exploring subjects […]

Beyond Rights names COO, promotes acquisitions SVP & EVP

Australia- and London-based Beyond Rights has made a series of promotions across the business, including naming a COO. James Mathews has been promoted from head of business affairs, legal & operations into the newly created position of COO, while finance director Mike Ibberson will become CFO. Matthews and Ibberson will work closely with David Smyth, […]

Sales round-up: China goes Beyond for kids & factual; BBC takes ABC’s ‘Born To Spy’; ‘The Water Guardians’ land in Canada & Europe

China goes Beyond for kids & factual Chinese broadcasters and platforms have acquired a range of children’s and factual titles, following deals with distributor Beyond Rights. Youku, the streaming platform of Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group, has now picked up both series of pre-school animation title Hushabye Lullabye (30 x 3-minutes), a MaraKids production […]

German broadcasters go Beyond for factual content

German broadcasters including Sky Deutschland and RTL have acquired a slew of new factual content, following deals with distributor Beyond Rights. Sky Deutschland has acquired a package of close to 100 hours, led by Elizabeth (8 x 60-minutes), the topical royal biography series that spans the 70-year reign of the British Queen, and The Prince […]

Beyond Rights snags 20th Century Fox alum as VP of sales

Beyond Rights has rejigged its sales team, with former 20th Century Fox exec Kate Stevenson among those taking up new roles. Stevenson will become VP of sales covering France, CEE, the Middle East and Africa for the London- and Sydney-based Beyond, once her fixed-term contract at Aardman completes next month. She has previously worked at Sky […]

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