Blink49 Studios

Blink49 Studios hires eOne duo to lead new unscripted division

Endeavor Content-backed Blink49 Studios has launched a new unscripted division, to develop a slate of non-fiction entertainment for the Canadian and global markets, headed up by two Entertainment One (eOne) execs. The new arm will be led by Toby Dormer, as EVP of unscripted TV, while Allison Brough has been named VP of unscripted TV, […]

NBCUIS alum Jeff Wachtel links with Blink49 & Roku to launch Future Shack

NBCUniversal International Studios (NBCUIS)’s former president Jeff Wachtel has launched his own production firm with the backing of Endeavor Content-backed Blink49 Studios and Roku. Wachtel, who departed NBCUIS in 2020 following a global restructuring, has partnered with fellow NBCU alum Sam Michaels and financier Yusik Choi to set up Future Shack Entertainment. It will be led […]

Endeavour-backed Blink49 Studios to adapt Marissa Stapley novel

Toronto-based Blink49 Studios, the recently launched, Endeavor Content-backed firm, has acquired the rights to adapt author Marissa Stapley’s novel Things To Do When It’s Raining. The Canadian epic romantic drama tells the story of a woman who is driven by deception and despair to return home from the city to her grandparent’s inn. There, she […]