Eddy Moretti

Vice rejigs Viceland management

Vice has upped Derek Freda and Guy Slattery to co-presidents of its Viceland cable net, with Eddy Moretti stepping back into his previous role as chief creative officer. Spike Jonze, like Moretti one of the founders of the hipster brand, will take on an expanded role under the new structure, becoming co-chief creative officer. Freda […]

Viceland appoints Leidner for unscripted

Nomi Ernst Leidner has been upped at Vice Media and will oversee unscripted development at the Viceland channel. Leidner has been promoted from exec producer, a role in which she oversaw production on Vice series including Gaycation, States of Undress, and Woman with Gloria Steinem. Prior to Vice, the programming exec in development at the […]

Ex-MTV, Fox content studio execs join Vice

The head of Fox-owned producer ADHD Studios and a former MTV creative director have joined Vice Media’s new cable channel in senior posts. Nick Weidenfeld and Cristián Jofré have become president of programming and creative director at Viceland and Viceland International, working under the network’s co-presidents Spike Jonze and Eddy Moretti and general manager Guy […]

10 MIPTV takeaways: #6 the many faces of Vice

The management team that make up Vice Media are not your traditional television executives. Shane Smith, heavily tattooed and fully-bearded, is as outspoken and cage-rattling as media CEOs come, while creative chief Spike Jonze is better known as the Oscar-nominated director of Being John Malkovich. Therefore, it was no surprise chief content officer Eddie Moretti […]

10 MIPTV takeaways: #2 VR now a reality?

The television content business might be a sucker for a new medium to explore, but virtual reality programming might just be the real thing. MIPTV takeaways: #1 no Rising Star, but Roots established MIPTV takeaways: #2 VR now a reality? MIPTV takeaways: #3 Vivendi puts Europe in the spotlight MIPTV takeaways: #4 eclectic talent on the Croisette MIPTV takeaways: […]

Vice launching Viceland with Canal+

Vice will launch its Viceland linear channel in France this year after teaming with pay TV operator Canal+. The channel will be exclusive to CanalSat, Vice chief content officer Eddy Moretti said here in Cannes this morning. He announced the channel roll out – in French – at the end of Vice’s digital fronts presentation, […]

Viceland channel names team

Vice and A+E’s new TV network, Viceland, will be led by Vice creative director Spike Jonze and chief creative officer Eddy Moretti as co-presidents. Announcing the management team ahead of the channel’s February 29 launch, Vice said that A+E executive Guy Slattery will also join as Viceland’s general manager. Jonze and Moretti will oversee all […]