Content Media Corp


Kew acquires Paul Heaney’s TCB Media Rights

Kew Media Group has struck a deal to buy Paul Heaney’s TCB Media Rights for a cash consideration of £5.6 million (US$7.4 million). TCB will also bag £700,000 in Class B Kew shares as a result of the deal when it closes. Kew will also pay deferred compensation based on adjusted earnings before interest, tax, […]

Kew completes first deals since Content rebrand

UK-based distributor Kew Media has unveiled its first sales since rebranding from Content Media Corp. The company has sold broadcast rights to the upcoming Emmy Awards to 200 territories. This comes after the Toronto-based Kew Media Group earlier this month unveiled a rebranding of its sales arm under the Kew moniker. That followed Kew’s February […]

Content becomes Kew Media

Content Media Corp has rebranded as Kew Media Group. The switch comes nearly seven months after Canada-based Kew acquired Content and six production companies for a combined C$104.1 million (US$85.3 million). A note issued today said the rebranding reflected “the evolution of our company and its alignment with the larger group”, alluding to “exciting and […]

Factual Hot Picks

Following the Sunny Side of the Doc event in La Rochelle, France, TBI profiles five hot factual projects currently making an impression from Grayson Perry’s Divided Britain to France 2’s Age of the Builders – Notre Dame.   Grayson Perry: Divided Britain Transvestite artist Grayson Perry first came to attention in 2003 when he won the prestigious Turner […]

New indie group buys Content & others for $104m

Content Media Corp. is one of six companies that has been sold to a new Toronto-based investment vehicle led by entertainment entrepreneurs Steven Silver and Peter Sussman. Kew Media Group is buying 100% of transatlantic production and distribution firm Content, and Toronto-based producers Architect Films, Bristow Global Media, Media Headquarters Film & Television and Our […]

New indie group buys Content & others for $104m

Content Media Corp. is one of six companies that has been sold to a new Toronto-based investment vehicle led by entertainment entrepreneurs Steven Silver and Peter Sussman. Kew Media Group is buying 100% of transatlantic production and distribution firm Content, and Toronto-based producers Architect Films, Bristow Global Media, Media Headquarters Film & Television and Our […]

Aito lures buyers with Fake News format

The concept of fake news, which was a divisive issue in the recent US presidential election, is headed for television screens as a factual entertainment format. Finnish production company Aito Media has used the controversial topic, which is focused on the mass manufacture and distribution of emotive and politicised news that is demonstrably untrue, to […]

Content in Moone Boy indie output deal

Content Media Corp. has signed an exclusive first-look deal with Dublin-based producer Deadpan Pictures, the firm behind Sky comedy Moone Boy. London-based Content Television & Digital will sell six Deadpan-created comedy-dramas internationally, beginning with 6x30mins RTÉ2 drama Can’t Cope Won’t Cope. Content already distributes Deadpan’s show Trivia. Paul Donovan, Ailish McElmeel and Shane Murphy lead […]

Sky picks Content horror drama

UK digital terrestrial channel Pick has acquired US-Canadian horror drama Slasher from London-based distributor Content Television. The eight-part show will make its UK debut on Tuesday, May 10 in a 10pm slot. Canadian indie produced Slasher for compatriot Super Channel and US thematic network Chiller. The anthology series follows a women who moves back to […]

Small World hires ex-Zodiak exec in rejig

Formats distributor Small World IFT has hired a former Zodiak Rights VP to become its head of European sales, as senior VP Luci Burnley exits the Content Media-backed business. Tara Gaule has been hired as VP, format sales and development, Europe, working out of Small World’s London base and reporting to president Tim Crescenti. Further […]